OVC FY 2022 Invited to Apply - Administrative Funding Adjustment to Previously Funded FY2021 VOCA Victim Compensation

The Department of Justice is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights and racial equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, strengthens community safety and protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust

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between law enforcement and the community.

Under this solicitation, OVC will support VOCA Victim Compensation Formula Programs that provide crucial financial assistance to hundreds of thousands of crime victims each year.

Funds under this program shall be used by the states and territories for awards of compensation benefits to eligible crime victims.

State victim compensation programs supplement the state efforts that offset victims’ financial burdens resulting from crime.

Compensation is extremely vital to victims who face enormous financial setbacks from medical fees, lost income, dependent care, funeral expenses, relocation expenses, and other costs.

OVC will award each eligible state 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.

Statutory Authority:
This grant program is authorized and funded by the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) of 1984 (34 U.S.C.

§ 20102).
Related Programs

Crime Victim Compensation

Department of Justice


Agency: Department of Justice

Office: Office for Victims of Crime

Estimated Funding: $580,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Funding Opportunity

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U. S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U. S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.

Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are not allowed.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://ovc.ojp.gov/funding/current-funding-opportunities

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
OVC Point of Contact

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2022-08-25

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2024-11-22




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