Violence Prevention & Victimization

Standing Announcement for Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development Grants

NOTE: THIS STANDING FOA HAS BEEN MODIFIED AS FOLLOWS: In Section IV.2. The Project Description, Approach, the following text has been added to the end of the paragraph about approaches to data collection: Applicants may want to review the final rule published December 14, 2016 in the Federal Register regarding changes to data collection for AFCARS. The link follows:

International Programs to Combat Child Trafficking in the Philippines

FY 2016 Request for proposals to combat child trafficking in the Philippines Please see the grant announcement for greater details concerning eligibility and application requirements.

OVC FY 17 Vision 21: Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth State Demonstration Project

This solicitation seeks to address the enduring issue of child and youth victimization through state-level demonstration projects. Although many systems exist to respond to issues caused by child and youth victimization, these systems often fail to communicate and collaborate effectively to get to the root of the problem. The competitively awarded state-level demonstration sites will bring all of the relevant systems and professionals together to establish a coordinated approach.

OVC FY 17 National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime

OVC seeks applicants to plan and conduct the 16th and 17th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime, which will take place in 2018 and 2020, respectively. Since 1988, OVC has sponsored 15 Indian Nations: Justice for Victims of Crime Conferences (Indian Nations Conferences) that have attracted thousands of participants involved in meeting the needs of victims of crime in Indian Country.

SMART FY 17 Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program

The Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program assists jurisdictions with developing and/or enhancing programs designed to implement the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA). SORNA (42 U.S.C. § 16901, Title I) was enacted to protect the public by establishing a comprehensive national system of standards for the registration and notification of convicted sex offenders.

OJJDP FY 17 National Incidence Studies of Missing Children Reported to Law Enforcement

This program will test strategies and work to produce national estimates of missing children reported to law enforcement in response to the Congressional mandate: The administrator [OJJDP]shall triennially conduct national incidence studies to determine for a given year the actual number of children who are abducted by strangers, the number of children who are victims of parental kidnappings, and the number of children who are recovered each year. Missing Children's Assistance Act PL98-473 Section 404(b)(3).

OVC FY 17 Vision 21: Building State Technology Capacity - Victim Compensation

OVC expects to make an unspecified number of awards from $25,000 to $250,000, for an estimated total of $1,500,000 to Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Formula State Compensation Administrating Agencies only. This program is specifically for the improvement of data collection efforts to help increase the accuracy of administrative reporting through the OVC Performance Management Tool for VOCA Formula Victim Compensation programs that did not apply for similar funding for system upgrades through the OVC FY 2015 Vision 21: Building State Technology Capacity Competitive Solicitation.

OJJDP FY 17 VOCA TTA for Child Abuse Professionals

The Victims of Child Abuse (VOCA) Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Professionals Program provides funding to enhance the coordinated multidisciplinary investigation and prosecution of child abuse through training, technical assistance, and information resources that emphasize the implementation of developmentally-appropriate, trauma-informed, and evidence-based programs, and policies and practices.

OVC FY 17 Serving Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Seamless Approach from First Response to Healing

The goal of this solicitation is to update and expand OVC's resources to support crime victims with disabilities, particularly the following two resources: Victims with Disabilities: Collaborative, Multidisciplinary First Response DVD and Trainers Guide (published in 2009 and revised in 2011) and Victims with Disabilities: The Forensic Interview DVD and Trainer's Guide (published 2007 and revised in 2011). Since these documents were first published, expansive work has been done on disabilities and the technology landscape of victimization has rapidly changed.