Criminal Justice
State or Federal?
The OVC OVC Fiscal Year 2018 Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime Victims provides funding to support children and youth who are crime victims as a result of the opioid crisis.

Under this solicitation, there are two purpose areas: direct services and training and technical assistance (TTA) provider. Purpose Area 1 (Direct Services) applicants will provide direct services and supports to these victims at a community or jurisdictional level. Purpose Area 2 (TTA Provider) applicants will support Purpose Area 1 grantees as they develop new initiatives and enhance existing efforts.
Eligible Entities
Academic Institutions, Local Public Agencies, Native American Tribes, Nonprofit Organizations, Private Corporations, State Government
Eligibility Notes
Eligible applicants for both purpose areas are nonprofit and for-profit organizations, faith- and community-based organizations, colleges and universities, public agencies, state agencies, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments.

Purpose Area 1 (Direct Services) applicants must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the effects of the opioid crisis on children and youth crime victims as well as proven experience serving these crime victims.

Purpose Area 2 (TTA Provider) applicants must have:
(1) the demonstrated ability to provide in-depth and targeted TTA on a national scale;
(2) demonstrated experience and expertise providing TTA in the areas of crime victimization, particularly with children and youth, and the types of services described in this solicitation;
(3) experience developing high-quality online publications and TTA resources for broad dissemination to the victim services field; and
(4) the demonstrated ability to forge partnerships with other groups and organizations to fulfill specialized TTA needs such as sharing best practices in providing services to children and youth, and to understand the complexities of addiction.
Most Recent/Current Due Date
Jul 10, 2018
Most Recent RFP Release Date
May 30, 2018
Min Award
Max Award
Total Possible Multi-Year Award
# of Awards
Annual or Multi-Year?
Match Required?
Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime
Total Amount Available for All Grants
Competition Notes
OVC plans to make 32 awards of $300,000 to $750,000 to Purpose Area 1 (Direct Services) applicants. These awards will be for a 36-month period of performance.

OVC plans to make one award of up to $2,500,000 for Purpose Area 2 (TTA Provider). This award will be for a 36-month period of performance.
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