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Description

In FY 2021, applications will be submitted to the Department of Justice in a NEW two-step process.

Step 1: Applicants will submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in Grants.gov. To register in Grants.gov, applicants will need to obtain a Data Universal Numeric System (DUNS) and System of Award Management (SAM) registration or renewal.

Step 2: Applicants will receive an invitation to submit the full application including attachments in JustGrants.

Alert

Due to planned DOJ Financial Management system upgrades, JustGrants will be unavailable for users from Friday, May 7, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. eastern time, to Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at 5:30 a.m. eastern time. The Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) system will be available for grant payments during the JustGrants system outage as long as the Department of Treasury’s ASAP is available. Please review this communication about the planned JustGrants system outage to learn more.

 

OVC FY 2021 Enhancing Juvenile and Family Court Responses to Human Trafficking

Closing Date

The goals of this program are to develop or enhance programs to provide direct services and diversion programs for youth in contact with the juvenile and family court systems who are victims of sex and/or labor trafficking or at risk for human trafficking. Applicants are invited to apply under two purpose areas.

OVC FY 2021 Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking

Closing Date

The goal of this program is to provide safe, stable housing and appropriate services to victims of human trafficking.

The program will support—

  1. transitional housing, including funding for the operating expenses of a newly developed or existing transitional housing program; and
  2. short-term housing assistance, including rental or utilities payment assistance and assistance with related expenses.

Projects must also include support services designed to enable victims of human trafficking and any dependents to locate and secure permanent housing, find employment, and integrate into a community.

OVC FY 2021 Services for Minor Victims of Labor Trafficking

Closing Date

The purpose of this program is to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for minor victims of labor trafficking, whose victimization occurred when they were under the age of 18. Organizations funded under this program will provide (directly and through partnerships) services that minor victims of labor trafficking often require to address their needs for safety, security, and healing.

OVC FY 2021 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

Closing Date

The purpose of this program is to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for victims of human trafficking. Applicants are invited to apply under three purpose areas.

  • Purpose Area 1: Developing Capacity to Serve Human Trafficking Victims
  • Purpose Area 2: Enhancing Scope of Services for Human Trafficking Victims
  • Purpose Area 3: Specialized Services for Human Trafficking Victims

OVC FY 2021 Invited to Apply Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Formula Grant Program: Victim Services Projects

Closing Date

Tribal applicants whose OVC FY 2021 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside (TVSSA) Formula Program population certification was accepted have been notified via an email to the applicant primary points of contact and authorized representatives.

Applicants should refer to the OVC FY 2021 TVSSA Formula Program solicitation for instructions on how to submit their application.

OVC FY 2021 Advancing the Use of Technology to Assist Victims of Crime

Closing Date

Through this solicitation, OVC seeks to provide funding to organizations that demonstrate innovative strategies to create, expand, or enhance the use of technology in innovative ways to interact directly with crime victims and/or to provide information, referrals, crisis assistance, and longer-term help.

Register pre-application webinar on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. eastern time to learn about solicitation requirements.

OVC FY 2021 Transforming America's Response to Elder Abuse: Enhanced Multidisciplinary Teams (E-MDTs) for Older Victims of Financial Exploitation and Abuse

Closing Date

Under this program, OVC seeks applications to support the development and/or enhancement of multidisciplinary teams and to strengthen the capacity of E-MDTs to better identify and respond to cases of elder abuse and more comprehensively serve and support victims of financial exploitation.

Register pre-application webinar on Monday, May 17, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. eastern time to learn about solicitation requirements.

OVC FY 2021 Addressing Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting

Closing Date

The objective of this program is to deliver community-based programming to stop female genital mutilation and cutting by educating communities and forming community networks of agencies and organizations that are positioned to identify girls at-risk and respond to eligible survivors/victims.

Register pre-application webinar on Monday, May 24, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. eastern time to learn about solicitation requirements.

OVC FY 2021 Emergency and Transitional Pet Shelter and Housing Assistance Grant Program

Closing Date

This program will provide funding for shelter and transitional housing and other assistance to victims of domestic violence and their companion animals. The term “domestic violence victim” means a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, as established in Public Law 115-334.

Register pre-application webinar on Thursday, May 20, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. eastern time to learn about solicitation requirements.

OVC FY 2021 Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking

Closing Date

This program’s purpose is to develop, expand, or strengthen a multidisciplinary approach to fight human trafficking. This solicitation requires two separate but coordinated applications; one application from an eligible lead law enforcement agency, and one from an eligible lead victim service organization.

Register pre-application webinar on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. eastern time to learn about solicitation requirements.

OVC FY 2021 Expanding Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Services to Victims of Sexual Assault

Closing Date

OVC is seeking applications to establish or expand sexual assault examination programs, including sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) programs and sexual assault forensic examiner (SAFE) programs that focus on improving the provision of sexual assault care using a community-based approach, such as through a campus community, nonprofit, community-based, and/or tribe-affiliated victim services provider.

Register pre-application webinar on Thursday, May 13, 2021, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. eastern time to learn about solicitation requirements.

OVC FY 2021 Building State Technology Capacity

Closing Date

OVC is seeking applications from Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Formula Assistance and Compensation Program State Administering Agencies to implement statewide technology programs to enhance victims’ access to services, foster innovation and efficiency in the provision of services, improve the quality of services, and improve the accessibility and responsiveness of victim service organizations.

Register pre-application webinar on Thursday, May 27, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. eastern time to learn about solicitation requirements.

OVC FY 2021 National Joint Training Conference for VOCA Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation Administrators (2022–2024)

Closing Date

The selected organization will plan and administer training activities to bring Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation Administrators and their staff together for training conferences in 2022, 2023, and 2024.

Register pre-application webinar on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. eastern time to learn about solicitation requirements.