Victims of Crime

DOJ – OVW Fiscal Year 2023 Emerging Issues and Training and Technical Assistance *Call for Concept Papers*

OVW wishes to identify innovative
projects and TA that address the new and revised programs and issues included in VAWA 2022, as well as other areas emerging in the fields of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Organizations with innovative ideas for exploring an emerging issue in the field or for OVW TA that will move forward the nation’s response to these crimes should consider submitting a concept paper.

DOJ – OVW Fiscal Year 2023 Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Communities

The Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations Program (Underserved Program) (CFDA# 16.889) provides funding to develop and implement outreach strategies targeted at, and provide victim services to, adult or youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking in underserved populations. Survivors from underserved populations face challenges in accessing comprehensive and effective victim services that are accessible, culturally relevant, and responsive. As a result, survivors from underserved communities often do not receive appropriate services.

DOJ – OVW Fiscal Year 2023 Legal Assistance for Victims

The Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) Grant Program (CFDA 16.524) is intended to increase the availability of civil and criminal legal assistance needed to effectively aid adult and youth (ages 11 to 24) victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, or sexual assault by providing funds for comprehensive direct legal services to victims in legal matters relating to or arising out of that abuse or violence.

HUD – NOFO for FY 2022 Continuum of Care Competition and Noncompetitive Award of Youth Homeless Demonstration Program Renewal and Replacement Grants

This CoC Program is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit organizations, state governments, local governments, instrumentalities of state and local governments, Indian Tribes, tribally designated housing entities, as defined in section 4 of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4103), and public housing agencies, as such term is defined in 24 CFR 5.100, are eligible without limitation or exclusion, to quickly re-house homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness.

OVW Fiscal Year 2022 State and Territory Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Program

This grant program supports the critical work of state and territory domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions and is a set-aside program under the OVW STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program statute. These organizations play an important role in advancing the goal of ending domestic
violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. This program also includes a statutory set-aside from the Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP) statute, specifically for state and territory sexual assault coalitions (34 U.S.C § 12511(d)).

DOJ – Training and Technical Assistance Initiative Solicitation (2021)

The Correctional Adult Reentry Education, Employment, and Recidivism Strategies (CAREERRS) Program, a Second Chance Act program, is designed to help communities establish education, vocation, and job training programs in their correctional systems that address employment challenges facing incarcerated youth and adults re-entering those communities and the workforce.

HHS – Family Violence Prevention and Services – Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Questioning Institute on Intimate Partner Violence (2021) *Forecasted*

The Correctional Adult Reentry Education, Employment, and Recidivism Strategies (CAREERRS) Program, a Second Chance Act program, is designed to help communities establish education, vocation, and job training programs in their correctional systems that address employment challenges facing incarcerated youth and adults re-entering those communities and the workforce.