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SPD 2020 Homeless Victim Specialist Program

Award Information

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Awarded, but not yet accepted
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $270,000)

The goal of this program is to assist state, tribal, and local law enforcement agencies in developing or enhancing victim specialist programs that connect victims and families to much-needed services. Awards will be made under four purpose areas based on the type of law enforcement agency (small, mid-size, large, or tribal). Priority will be given to applicants that: (1) address specific challenges that rural communities face, (2) serve high-poverty areas or persistent-poverty counties, or (3) offer enhancements to public safety in economically distressed communities (Qualified Opportunity Zones). OVC will conduct a pre-application webinar on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. e.t. Register at www.ovc.gov/grants/webinars.html. Apply by April 20, 2020.

Date Created: October 22, 2020