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Current Funding Opportunities

All OJP funding applicants must register with and maintain current registrations in the System for Award Management (SAM). Entities registering in SAM must submit a notarized letter appointing their authorized Entity Administrator. The process changed on June 11, 2018 for applicants seeking Federal Assistance. Read updated FAQs to learn more about changes to the notarized letter review process and other SAM changes 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 Funding Opportunities

FY 2020 Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking (PDF 1.6 mb)
Application Deadline: 02/03/2020
The program will support the following types of housing assistance for victims of all forms of human trafficking: (1) transitional housing, including funding for the operating expenses of a newly developed or existing transitional housing program; (2) short-term housing assistance, including rental or utilities payment assistance and assistance with related expenses. Projects must also include support services designed to enable victims of human trafficking and any dependents to locate and secure permanent housing and find employment. OVC conducted a pre-application webinar on December 19, 2019, and a recording and transcript of this webinar are available at View changes to page 6 of the solicitation at Apply by February 3, 2020.

FY 2020 Guidance for Invited Applications for Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program for Crime Victim Compensation and/or Assistance (PDF 395 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.

U.S. Department of Justice Funding

FY 2020 U.S. Department of Justice Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Application Deadline: 02/25/2020
This solicitation provides comprehensive funding to federally recognized tribes, tribal consortia, and tribal designees to develop a comprehensive approach to public safety and victimization issues. Applicants can submit a single application and select from any or all of the purpose areas, including one administered by OVC (Purpose Area #6: Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities Program). Apply by 9:00 p.m. e.t. on February 25, 2020.

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