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Current Funding Opportunities

ALERT- June 11, 2018: Entities registering in SAM must submit a notarized letter appointing their authorized Entity Administrator. Read the Updated FAQs to learn more about changes to the notarized letter review process and other system improvements coming in June.

This page contains information about all current OVC discretionary funding opportunities. To learn about available grants to support direct services to crime victims through OVC’s formula grant program, contact your state Victim Assistance Program.

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For information about OVC’s grant awards from 1993 to the present, view our online searchable table.

OVC is hosting a series of webinars focused on select FY 2018 funding opportunities. Learn more and register for upcoming webinars and access archived webinars.

OVC Funding Opportunities

FY 2018 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program (PDF 489 kb)
Application Deadline: 08/06/2018
Under the solicitation, OVC will award eligible tribes, tribal consortia, and tribal designees grants to support a wide-range of services for victims of crime. OVC anticipates making up to $110 million available through this solicitation to support tribes to improve victim services. In developing the scope of activities allowable with this funding, OVC took into account input from tribal leaders and other stakeholders regarding needs for victim services in tribal communities. This solicitation has a streamlined, two-phase process by which tribes may apply for and receive the tribal set-aside funding. This solicitation has a streamlined, two-phase application process for this unique program. OVC conducted a Phase 1 pre-application webinar on June 28, 2018, and a recording of this webinar is available at View frequently asked questions and answers at Apply by 9:00 p.m. e.t. on August 6, 2018.

FY 2018 Guidance for Invited Applications for Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program for Crime Victim Compensation and/or Assistance (PDF 242 KB)
Application Deadline: Open
The Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) is a mechanism by which the Director of OVC may award supplemental crime victim compensation and assistance to respond to an act of domestic terrorism or mass criminal violence. The criminal act has to be of sufficient magnitude that the jurisdiction cannot provide needed services to victims of the incident with existing resources and it places an undue financial hardship on the jurisdiction’s ability to respond to victims of other crimes in a timely and comprehensive manner. This is not a competitive solicitation. Only after OVC has consulted with an eligible organization can an application be submitted.

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