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Formula Grants (VOCA Compensation Programs and VOCA Assistance Programs)

Release of the FY 2024 VOCA Victim Compensation and Victim Assistance Formula Solicitations

April 5, 2024

A Copy of an Email on Behalf of Will Bronson, State Victim Resource Division (SVRD) Division Director

Good Afternoon Administrators!  

We are very excited to announce the release of the FY 2024 VOCA Victim Compensation and Victim Assistance Formula Solicitations in JustGrants! Thank you to State Victim Resource Division’s Joel Hall and Malgorzata Bereziewicz and all of the other behind the...

OVC FY24 VOCA Victim Compensation Formula Grant

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
OVC will award each eligible state and territory victim compensation program an annual grant equal to 75 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. Register for a pre-application webinar on April 17, 2024.

OVC FY24 VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
OVC will award each eligible state and territory victim assistance program an annual grant to support eligible crime victim assistance programs that provide support services to crime victims. Register for a pre-application webinar on April 17, 2024.

November 2023 Featured Resources

This featured news content includes information about National Native American Heritage Month, Transgender Day of Remembrance, Forensic Nurses Week, and the National Census of Victim Service Providers.

State Formula Grants

Every year, OVC awards funds to each eligible state and territory victim assistance and compensation programs, a major funding source for crime victim services.

VOCA Compensation and Assistance Highlights

In FYs 2021-2022, VOCA state compensation and assistance programs supported thousands of victim service programs that provide critical support to victims throughout the Nation.

Formula Grants: VOCA Compensation and Assistance

Highlights of OVC efforts to administer formula grant programs that support crime victim compensation and assistance programs in all states, Washington D.C., and multiple U.S. territories during FYs 2021-2022.

Crime Victims Fund

The Crime Victims Fund supports services for victims of crime throughout the Nation. This page outlines updates related to the Fund during FYs 2021-2022.

Message From the Director

A message summarizing OVC work to uphold crime victims' rights and ensuring high-quality services are available to victims of crime during Fiscal Years 2021-2022.

2023 Report to the Nation

This report provides descriptions and vignettes of some of OVC’s key victim service programs during FYs 2021-2022—highlighting their successes, their challenges, and their efforts to help victims of crime rebuild their lives.

FY 2023 VOCA Formula Solicitations - released!

April 6, 2023

Good Afternoon Administrators!

We are very excited to announce the release of the FY 2023 VOCA Victim Compensation and Victim Assistance Formula Solicitations! Thank you to State Victim Resource Division’s Joel Hall, Kerry Lupher, and Jalila Sebbata, and all of the other behind the scenes people like OVC’s Zoë French, Emily Bauernfeind, Lisa Ewing, and Albert Irion who helped publish, release and...

Spring 2023 Updates: VOCA Administrators’ Conference, Allocations, and Suitability Special Condition

March 23, 2023

Happy Spring, Everyone!

Greetings from Washington, D.C., where the State Victim Resource Division is eagerly awaiting the full bloom of the Cherry Blossom Trees and some warmer weather and sun.

We have some updates we want to share with everyone:
 

  1. VOCA Administrators’ Conference: We are very excited to see you in-person at the 2023 National Joint Training Conference for VOCA Victim...

OVC FY 2023 VOCA Victim Compensation Formula Grant

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
OVC will award each eligible state and territory victim compensation program an annual grant equal to 75 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.

OVC FY 2023 VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
OVC will award each eligible state and territory victim assistance program an annual grant to support eligible crime victim assistance programs in that state or territory. All states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands are eligible to receive an annual VOCA victim assistance formula grant.

Victim Compensation - Writing a Comprehensive Annual Report

December 2022

This OVC webinar provides guidance for VOCA Victim Compensation Grantees on how to use the performance measure data entered into the Performance Measurement Tool (PMT) to inform the annual report. During the webinar, members of the OVC’s performance measurement team provide information on the annual reporting questions and explore each question and what responses should entail. The team also highlights how a clear and concise annual report can tell the story of the qualitative data and the grant activities completed by grantees. View the webinar presentation.

November 2022 Featured Resources

This featured news content includes information about National Native American Heritage Month, Transgender Day of Remembrance, and OVC-funded assistance and compensation programs.