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Victim Offender Reconciliation Program (VORP) Grant

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits to Provide
Victim-Offender Reconciliation Services

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Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC)

Deadline Date:

04/26/19 4:30 PM CT Receipt


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Grants to Tennessee nonprofit organizations that provide victim-offender reconciliation programming in support of the justice system. This program is open to centers that support the judiciary system and the community in a way that effectively carries out the goals of this program’s legislation.

The Victim Offender Reconciliation Program of Tennessee (VORP) was sanctioned by the legislature in 1993. State funding is distributed by the Administrative Office of the Courts to VORP centers pursuant to T.C.A. §16-20-101 et seq. To receive funding, centers must provide their services to the judiciary and the community in a way that executes the goals of the legislation as a whole.

Goals of the legislation include helping to meet the need for alternatives to the courts for resolution of felony, misdemeanor and juvenile delinquent disputes and encouraging community participation in the development, administration, and oversight of local programs designed to facilitate informal resolution of disputes.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180709

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Term of Contract:

The grants shall be for the time period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Centers must be organized as a not-for-profit corporation.

The applicant must provide copies of 501(c)(3) documentation and Charter of Incorporation.

Pre-Application Information:

The application must be received via email/mail/fax by the AOC by 4:30 p.m. Central Time on Friday, April 26, 2019.

Notification of grant awards will be sent on or about May 17, 2019.

Please note that state funds cannot be more than 50% of the total estimated cost of the VORP program, unless VORP program has been in operation for three years or less.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Please compile all documents and submit one application packet via email/mail/fax to:

Administrative Office of the Courts
ATTN: Patricia Mills, Programs Manager
511 Union Street, Suite 600
Nashville, TN 37219

Fax: 615-741-6285

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Tennessee