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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.

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OVC FY 2020 Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime Victims TTA Invitation to Apply

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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OVC is seeking applications to support crime victims and to enhance community-driven responses to the current opioid crisis. The applicants will continue to develop and activate plans to support the applicant funded under the Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime Victims solicitation on a national scale, to equip and support the community-based programs as they develop new initiatives or enhance existing efforts.

OVC FY 2020 Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime Victims Invitation to Apply

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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The purpose of this solicitation is to address an urgent gap in crime victim services related to the opioid epidemic and to expand upon existing or establish new programs to provide services to children and youth who are victimized as the result of the opioid crisis. OVC anticipates that this solicitation will support service providers in expanding their current scope and expertise to ensure that children and youth, the most vulnerable victims impacted by the opioid crisis, are supported as they heal from the impact of crime and substance abuse.

OVC FY 2020 Tribal Set-Aside Training and Technical Assistance Program Invitation to Apply

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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Through the Tribal Set-Aside Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will provide resources and coordination to increase AI/AN tribal communities' ability to provide comprehensive and culturally appropriate services to crime victims, their families, and the community. Using a victim-centered approach designed to foster dignity and spiritual, mental, and physical health in victims, their families, and the community.

OVC FY 2020 Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center (MV Center) Invitation to Apply

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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Under the FY 2020 National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center solicitation, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) will maintain and build upon work and concepts developed under the FY 2017 award including continuing to partner with stakeholders to learn about best practices. Education, training, and resources will be further developed, implemented, and provided to the appropriate audiences.

OVC FY 2020 Law Enforcement-Based Direct Victim Services and Technical Assistance Program Invitation to Apply

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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Funding under this award will support the provision of technical assistance(e.g., through the use of webinars, publications, videos, in-service training modules, toolkits, best practice materials, and sample policies), for law enforcement agencies funded under the Law Enforcement-Based Direct Victim Services and Technical Assistance Program (LEV Program) to enhance trauma-informed, victim-centered services. The TA component is also intended to assist grantees with the development or enhancement of LEV Program protocols and guidelines.

OVC FY 2020 Linking Services for Children and Youth Statewide Project Invitation to Apply

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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This program will invite 2 applicants, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority and the Ohio Attorney General's Office to implementation of strategies to the enduring issue of child and youth victimization by bringing together all of the relevant systems and professionals to establish a seamless coordinated approach.

OVC FY 2020 VOCA Victim Assistance

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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.

OVC FY 2020 VOCA Victim Compensation

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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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 2 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

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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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.

OVC FY 2020 Services for Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking

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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.

OVC FY 2020 Specialized Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance for Services Providers Invitation to Apply

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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The overarching goal of this program is to enhance the victim service field's response to victims of human trafficking in the key areas of employment and education. The objectives are to improve the quality and quantity of employment and education services offered to trafficking survivors by increasing capacity of victim service providers nationwide through TTA; and to improve victim service providers' partnerships at the national, state, and local level with relevant employment and education stakeholders.

FY 2020 Preventing Trafficking of Girls

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The goal of this program is to prevent/reduce victimization of girls who are vulnerable to sex trafficking.

OVC FY 2020 Improving Community Preparedness to Assist Victims of Mass Violence or Domestic Terrorism: Training and Technical Assistance Project

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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

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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

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The Department of Justice has a cooperative agreement with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) to track children kidnapped by their non-custodial parent and taken across international borders and to assist the left-behind parents obtain lawful custody under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction. To assist in this effort, OVC provides funding to NCMEC to assist left-behind parents with inadequate resources in traveling abroad to participate in Hague hearings and/or accompany their children back to the United States.

FY 20 Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Program

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The purpose of this solicitation is to select a set of coordinated training and technical assistance providers to deliver a wide range of TTA services to local, state, and tribal jurisdictions, service providers receiving funding under the Enhanced Collaborative Model (ECM) Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking Program, and others as identified by OJP. TTA providers funded under this solicitation are expected to work in collaboration with other OJP funded TTA programs that offer a range of services to support both crime victims and victim service providers.

OVC FY 2020 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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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 FY 2020 Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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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. Apply by Monday, May 18, 2020.

OVC FY 2020 Services for Minor Victims of Labor Trafficking

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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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. Apply by Monday, May 18, 2020.

OVC FY 2020 VOCA Victim Compensation Fellow

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date

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.

OJP FY 2020 Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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This program seeks to develop or support multidisciplinary task forces  to combat human trafficking under 2 purpose areas (PAs). PA 1: help task forces with critical first steps related to starting up a multidisciplinary task force. PA 2: allows task forces to compete for funding to expand their task force operations and partnerships, implement task force sustainability plans, and assist OJP in building the capacity of other task forces.

OVC FY 2020 Specialized Training and Technical Assistance on Housing for Victims of Human Trafficking

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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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.

OVC FY 2020 Advancing the Use of Technology to Assist Victims of Crime

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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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. Apply by Tuesday, May 12, 2020.