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OVC Tribal Set Aside 2020

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $2,428,987)

DOJ and OVC have long recognized the critical need to support American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) victims of crime. Over time, OVC has conducted a number of tribal consultations and listening sessions to gather input from our AI/AN partners regarding the Crime Victims Fund tribal victim services set-aside. Based on the information gathered, OVC will allocate the FY 2020 funding by an interim discretionary administrative formula. The formula being used was created with significant input from tribal leaders and from the information gathered from the consultations and listening sessions. Under this award, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa requested funding to enhance capacity to assist crime victims through enhancing and revising policies and by offering comprehensive services that promote justice and healing for victims. With this funding, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa will provide 1) Legal Representation within the Turtle Mountain Tribal Court for victims and their children exposed to domestic violence, sexual assault, assault, harassment, etc., 2) Advocacy to children exposed to violence; 3) Education and advocacy to victims of violence including those residing in shelter; and 5) A shelter manager for the overall day to day operations of the shelter. CA/NCF

Date Created: October 22, 2020