The Department of Justice is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights, increases access to justice, supports crime victims, protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community.
OVC’s mission is to enhance the Nation’s
capacity to assist crime victims and provide leadership in changing policies and practices to promote justice and healing for all victims of crime.
OVC achieves this mission, in part, by administering discretionary award programs supported by the federal Crime Victims Fund to develop innovative training and technical assistance, and to provide services to improve the overall quality of victim assistance.
This program will provide funding for services to victims of human trafficking, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 200 0. Statutory Authority:
This program is authorized by 22 U.S.C.
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Funding OpportunityAdditional Information of Eligibility:
In accordance with 2 CFR 910.126(b), eligibility for award is restricted to the following domestic organizations located in the United States, its territories or possessions, as follows: 1.
United States (U.S.) Universities/academic institutions of higher education in any State, Federal District, or Territory of the U. S. that meets all of the following criteria: (1) Admits as regular students only persons having a certificate of graduation from a school providing secondary education, or the recognized equivalent of such a certificate; (2) Is legally authorized within such State to provide a program of education beyond secondary education; (3) Provides an educational program for which the institution awards a bachelor’s degree or provides not less than a 2-year program that is acceptable for full credit toward such a degree; (4) Is accredited by a nationally or regionally recognized accrediting agency or association, or if not so accredited, is an institution that has been granted reaccreditation status by such an agency or association that has been recognized by the U. S. Secretary of Education for the granting of reaccreditation status, and the U. S. Secretary of Education has determined that there is satisfactory assurance that the institution will meet the accreditation standards of such an agency or association within a reasonable time.
Not-for-Profit, non-degree-granting domestic U. S. scientific research organizations that include (but not limited to) independent museums and science centers, observatories, research laboratories, professional societies, and research or educational activities.
These organizations must have an independent, permanent administrative organization (e.g., an office of sponsored research) located in the U.S., Federal District, U. S. Territories, or possessions, and be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Principal Investigators: For prospective applicants who are submitting financial assistance applications to this FOA, the individual selected as the PI for the grant must be a U. S. Person defined as a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent resident; and, either: (1) An active member of the applicant’s teaching/research faculty of a U. S. University or academic institution of higher education, or (2) A full-time employee of a U.S.-based Company in the form of a Corporation, Partnership, Proprietorship, or a Not-for-Profit, non-degree granting domestic U. S. scientific research organization.Full Opportunity Web Address:https://ovc.ojp.gov/funding/current-funding-opportunitiesContact: Agency Email Description:
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2021-05-06Application Due Date: Archive Date: