This page presents expired funding opportunities from OVC. Use the search filters below to find specific solicitations. Click on a solicitation title to see details about the solicitation along with any resulting awards.
OVC FY 2020 Law Enforcement-Based Direct Victim Services and Technical Assistance Program Invitation to Apply
Under this formula grant program, OVC will award each eligible state victim assistance program an annual grant to support eligible crime victim assistance programs in that state or territory. Funds under this program shall be used by states and territories to support eligible crime victim assistance programs that provide direct services to crime victims with the following exception: states and territories may retain up to 5 percent of their total grant for administrative and training purposes. Apply by Monday, June 1, 2020.
Under this formula grant program, OVC will award each eligible state victim compensation program an annual grant equal to 60 percent of the amount the program awarded in state-funded victim compensation payments during the fiscal year two years prior to the present fiscal year, other than amounts awarded for property damage. The primary purpose of these grants is to supplement state efforts to provide financial compensation to crime victims throughout the Nation for costs resulting from crime, and to encourage victim cooperation and participation in the criminal justice system.
OVC FY 2020 Targeted Training and Technical Assistance for VOCA Victim Assistance and Compensation Administrators
The goal of this project is to provide peer-to-peer training and support on federal grants management and administration for Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance and Compensation Administrators and VOCA victim assistance subgrantees. The objective of this peer-to-peer training is to enhance support to VOCA Victim Assistance Administrators (and their subgrantees) and Compensation Administrators to more closely align these training and assistance services with the needs and demands of VOCA administrators.
This program is designed to develop, expand, and strengthen assistance programs for minor victims of sex trafficking. The objective in providing these services is to achieve increased safety, self-sufficiency, and well-being for minor victims of sex trafficking. OVC anticipates making four awards of up to $2 million for a 12-month period of performance, to begin on January 1, 2021. Grants may be renewed for up to three additional 1-year periods, for a total of 4 years. Apply by Friday, May 29, 2020.
The primary goal of this funding is to support shelter and transitional housing services to victims of domestic violence and their companion animals. Objectives are to:
OVC FY 2020 Specialized Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance for Services Providers Invitation to Apply
OVC FY 2020 Improving Community Preparedness to Assist Victims of Mass Violence or Domestic Terrorism: Training and Technical Assistance Project
This project will provide training, technical assistance, and support to enable communities to augment their existing emergency response plans to ensure that they include effective protocols and strategies to address the immediate and long-term needs of victims, families, first responders, and communities after criminal mass violence or domestic terrorism incidents.
OVC FY 2020 Developing Future Victim Specialists to Serve American Indian/Alaska Native Victims of Crime
This program will develop a workforce of direct victim service providers to American Indian and Alaska Native victims in hard-to-staff positions and locations. By identifying and training prospective victim service professionals in, or from, the communities to be served, tribal and Bureau of Indian Affairs' victim service programs will be better able to fill direct victim service positions in remote Indian Country and Alaska Native locations, and in turn ensure that victims in these locations get the services they need.
OVC FY 2020 National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Victim Reunification Travel Program - Invitation to Apply
The purpose of this program is to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for victims of human trafficking. Apply under the following three purpose areas (PAs). PA 1: up to 10 awards of up to $350,000 each will be made to support organizations that have limited or no prior experience in serving victims of human trafficking. PA 2: up to 10 awards of up to $750,000 each will be made to victim service organizations with a demonstrated history of providing a range of services to victims of human trafficking.
OVC is seeking applications for states or tribes to develop, enhance, and coordinate programs and activities geared toward improving outcomes for child and youth victims of sex and labor trafficking. The overall goal of the program is to improve responses for child and youth victims of trafficking with a focus on coordination at the statewide or tribal jurisdiction level to create effective change across systems. OVC anticipates making up to four awards of up to $1.5 million each for a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2020.
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 anticipates making up to three awards of up to $666,667 each for a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2020.
This program will support one fellow at OVC housed within the State Compensation and Assistance Division (SCAD). The individual awarded funding under this program will enhance the efforts of OVC to meet the needs of the crime victim services field by advising OVC on the development and oversight of programs for crime victims, specifically the VOCA Victim Compensation Program. The SCAD Fellow will work with Compensation Administrators to identify what OVC can do to better support states in the administration of state victim compensation programs.
OVC and BJA are seeking applications to develop or support multidisciplinary task forces (TFs) to combat human trafficking. This program has two purpose areas (PAs). PA 1: help TFs with critical first steps related to starting up a multidisciplinary TF. PA 2: allows TFs to compete for funding to expand their TF operations and partnerships, implement TF sustainability plans, and assist OJP in building the capacity of other TFs in the field.
OVC FY 2020 Specialized Training and Technical Assistance on Housing for Victims of Human Trafficking
The selected applicant will work with victim service providers assisting trafficking victims, with priority support given to OVC human trafficking grantees, to identify challenges and opportunities to better meet the full range of housing needs of survivors of human trafficking. The selected applicant must be able to assist service providers on a national scale in leveraging existing federal, state, local, and private housing programs and initiatives that trafficking survivors may qualify for, and should demonstrate partnerships with relevant housing stakeholders.
Through this solicitation, OVC seeks to provide funding to organizations that demonstrate innovative strategies to create, expand, or enhance the use of technology on a national scale (or regional projects that can be replicated nationally) to improve responses, services, and access for victims of crime. OVC anticipates making up to three awards of up to $1.5 million each for a 24-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2020. OVC will conduct a pre-application webinar on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. e.t. Register at www.ovc.gov/grants/webinars.html.
OVC FY 2020 Training for Law Enforcement to Improve Identification of and Response to Elder Fraud Victims
This solicitation complements and builds on OVCs prior tribal victim services set-aside discretionary funding program to improve services for victims of crime in tribal communities. Interested tribal applicants will be required to submit a pre-application with eligibility and population information, and a full application if OVC notifies them they are eligible to apply for a specified award amount. OVC anticipates funding awards in the range of $350,000 to $3 million for a performance period of up to 5 years, estimated to begin on January 1, 2021.