Grants.gov Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on Monday, June 14, 2021
JustGrants Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on Monday, June 28, 2021
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.
Purpose Area 1: Innovative and technological solutions to enhancing access to services
The objective of this program is to identify gaps in technology that can be enhanced by building the organization’s technological capacity to increase access and provide timely victim services that are sustainable, safe, and align with OVC Model Standards.
Purpose Area 2: Enhancing capabilities of a national hotline (excluding the National Elder Justice Hotline)
The objective of this program is to expand a national hotline to interact directly with crime victims and/or to provide information, referrals, crisis assistance, and longer-term help.
OVC anticipates making three awards under Purpose Area 1 of up to $1 million each and one award under Purpose Area 2 of up to $1.5 million. OVC expects to make awards for a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2021.
During a pre-application webinar on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, OVC staff reviewed solicitation requirements and conducted a question and answer session with interested potential applicants.