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Crime Victim Compensation Program Initiative
Office for Victims of Crime
Monday, June 3, 2013
Number of Awards Available:
States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and any other possession or territory of the United States that has an established, eligible crime victim compensation program and that meets the eligibility requirements specified in VOCA, 42 U.S.C. 10602 (b)
Two first-year awards totaling $350,000 will be awarded to develop promising practices, models, or programs designed to enhance the administration of crime victim compensation programs at the state level; and to increase program responsiveness, efficiency, and accessibility for all crime victims throughout the state or territory, especially underserved victims. This is a 3-year project with award amounts in the first year ranging from $25,000-$250,000. Continuation awards for 2 additional years may be made, depending on grantee performance and funding availability.