OVC FY 14 Vision 21 Victim Legal Assistance Networks

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 9, 2014 (Monday)
Award AmountUp to $ 800,000
Category of Funding ActivityLaw, Justice and Legal Services
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Eligible applicants for funding to support the victim legal assistance networks are the agencies in the states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands that administer Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) victim assistance formula grants. Excluded from eligibility are the VOCA agencies in states that currently have demonstration sites under the Wraparound Victim Legal Assistance Network Demonstration Project (see pages 5?6 for details). Eligible applicants for funding to provide technical assistance to the legal assistance networks are limited to private nonprofit organizations, colleges and universities, and public agencies that can demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the range of legal assistance crime victims need, and can forge partnerships to represent that range of assistance. A private nonprofit organization does not have to have 501(c)(3) status to apply for grant funding under this solicitation.

Program Description

OVC will make up to four awards to develop comprehensive, collaborative networks to provide holistic legal assistance to crime victims. Up to three awards of up to $500,000 each will be made to implement comprehensive victim legal assistance networks at a statewide, regional, or local level. Eligible applicants are limited to states that administer Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) victim assistance formula grants. VOCA agencies in states that currently have demonstration sites under the Wraparound Victim Legal Assistance Network Demonstration Project are not eligible to apply. One award of up to $800,000 will be made to provide technical assistance to the three network sites selected under this solicitation and the six existing Wraparound Legal Assistance sites. Eligible applicants include nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher learning, or public agencies. Those applying are urged to begin in advance of the June 9, 2014, deadline.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberOVC-2014-3914
Funding Opportunity TitleOVC FY 14 Vision 21 Victim Legal Assistance Networks
Opportunity CategoryLaw, Justice and Legal Services
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards4
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateApril 22, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Due DateJune 9, 2014 (Monday)
Application Archive DateJuly 9, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 2,300,000
Award AmountUp to $ 800,000
CFDA Number
  • 16.826

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Eligible applicants for funding to support the victim legal assistance networks are the agencies in the states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands that administer Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) victim assistance formula grants. Excluded from eligibility are the VOCA agencies in states that currently have demonstration sites under the Wraparound Victim Legal Assistance Network Demonstration Project (see pages 5?6 for details). Eligible applicants for funding to provide technical assistance to the legal assistance networks are limited to private nonprofit organizations, colleges and universities, and public agencies that can demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the range of legal assistance crime victims need, and can forge partnerships to represent that range of assistance. A private nonprofit organization does not have to have 501(c)(3) status to apply for grant funding under this solicitation.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Justice
Program Information WebsiteFunding Opportunity
ContactOffice: Office of Justice Programs
Address: Office for Victims of Crime
Meg Morrow, Attorney Advisor at 202-353-0591.
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