U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
06/18/21 - Grants.gov deadline; JustGrants deadline is 07/02/21 11:59 PM ET
Cooperative agreements to a USA nonprofit or for-profit organization, Tribal government or organization, or IHE to assist victims of hate crimes. Applicants are advised that required applications may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of this program is to support field-generated, innovative strategies, approaches, and models to support individuals, groups and communities impacted by hate crime.
The Department of Justice is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights, increases access to justice, supports crime victims, protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community.
The recipient will provide overall project management and oversight and, in turn, competitively select a minimum of 12 organizations throughout the country to implement field-generated projects to serve and support victims of hate crime in the communities that they serve, thereby promoting awareness, healing, reconciliation, service access and/or resource development. The recipient will also provide technical assistance and capacity-building support to selected subrecipients.
The Department of Justice is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights, increases access to justice, supports crime victims, protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community. In FY 2021, OJP will give priority consideration in award decisions to applications that demonstrate ways in which their projects will advance one or more of these areas.
To receive priority consideration for advancing one or more of the Department’s priorities, the applicant must provide a sufficient narrative explanation as an attachment, that specifies how the project will advance the promotion of civil rights, access to justice, support to crime victims, protecting the public from crime and evolving threats, or building trust between law enforcement and the community.
In addition, OJP will give priority consideration, if applicable, to applicants that demonstrate that the individuals who are intended to benefit from the requested grant reside in high-poverty areas or persistent-poverty counties.
To receive priority consideration under the poverty priority, the applicant must provide information to demonstrate that the individuals who are intended to benefit from the requested grant reside in high-poverty areas or persistent poverty counties.
GrantWatch ID#: 196031
OVC anticipates making up to one award.
OVC anticipates making an award of up to $2 million.
OVC anticipates making an award for a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2021.
OVC may, in certain cases, provide additional funding in future years to awards made under this solicitation, through continuation awards. OJP will consider, among other factors, OJP’s strategic priorities, a recipient’s overall management of the award, and progress of award funded work, when making continuation award decisions.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
- Submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in Grants.gov at https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/register.html.
- Submit the full application including attachments in JustGrants at https://justicegrants.usdoj.gov/.
For technical assistance with submitting the SF-424 and SF- LLL in Grants.gov, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726, 606-545-5035, at Grants.gov customer support webpage, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Grants.gov Support Hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays.
For technical assistance with submitting the full application in DOJ’s Justice Grants System (JustGrants), contact the JustGrants Service Desk at JustGrants.Support@usdoj.gov or 833-872-5175. The JustGrants Service Desk operates 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., ET, Monday - Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET, Saturday, Sunday, and Federal holidays.
For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the Response Center by telephone at 800–851–3420 or TTY 301–240–6310 (hearing impaired only), or by email at email@example.com. Response Center hours of operation are 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, and 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m., ET, on the solicitation closing date.
Opportunity ID O-OVC-2021-02001
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