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OVC FY 2021 National Center for Culturally Responsive Victim Services

Cooperative Agreement to a USA Nonprofit, For-Profit, Tribal Agency,
or IHE to Support a Service Facility for Underserved Crime Victims

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

Conf. Date:

06/09/21

Deadline Date:

07/12/21 11:59 PM ET - Grants.gov deadline; 07/26/21 11:59 PM ET - JustGrants deadline

Description:

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Cooperative agreement to a USA and territories nonprofit or for-profit organization, tribal agency, or IHE to support the development, management, and operation of a facility that provides services to victims of crime in underserved areas. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations prior to applying.

The program provides for the development, operation, and management of OVC’s National Center for Culturally Responsive Victim Services. The Center will facilitate the delivery of national-scale, high-quality training and technical assistance to increase access to victim services and victim compensation for victims of crime in areas that have been historically underserved, marginalized, and adversely affected by inequality, including communities of color. The Center will increase the capacity of community-based organizations to address the critical need for culturally relevant, trauma-informed, victim-centered services.

The Center will serve as a national resource to help analyze critical issues, provide education and outreach, develop resources, promote culturally relevant advocacy and intervention; and provide consultation, peer-to-peer learning opportunities and other technical assistance and training. The Center will inform public policy and improve culturally relevant, trauma-informed, victim-centered services for victims in the communities to be served. The Center will work to strengthen and support victim services provided by community- and faith-based organizations and other stakeholders who provide direct assistance to victims of crime as all or part of their mission. The Center will provide technical assistance to develop infrastructure that improves service delivery and builds capacity for the management of state and federal grants for victim services.

The grantee funded under this program should have an established record of representing and working on behalf of historically underserved communities, including communities of color, as its primary mission and demonstrate successful outcomes. 

The goals of this program are to:

  • Promote racial equity in victim services and compensation by enhancing the organizational and programmatic capacity of victim service organizations run by and for historically underserved communities, including communities of color;
  • Provide comprehensive, training and technical assistance to advance services to victims of crime; and
  • Build the capacity and infrastructure of organizations that provide victim services in underserved communities as all or part of their mission.

For objectives and deliverables, see https://ovc.ojp.gov/funding/fy-2021/o-ovc-2021-32002.pdf#page=5.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 196554

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$3,000,000

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

$3,000,000

Term of Contract:

Period of Performance start date: October 1, 2021
Period of Performance duration: 36 months

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants:
For profit organizations other than small businesses, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Private institutions of higher education, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Small businesses, Other

Other:
For purposes of this solicitation, “state” means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

To advance Executive Order 13929 Safe Policing for Safe Communities, as of October 28, 2020, the Attorney General determined that all state, local, and university or college law enforcement agencies must be certified by an approved independent credentialing body or have started the certification process to be allocated FY 2021 DOJ discretionary grant funding, as either a recipient or a subrecipient. For detailed information on this new certification requirement, please visit https://cops.usdoj.gov/SafePolicingEO.

OVC will consider applications under which two or more entities would carry out the federal award; however, only one entity may be the applicant. Any others must be proposed as subrecipients (subgrantees).

Pre-proposal Conference:

OVC will conduct one pre-application webinar on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. eastern time. Participation in the webinar is optional. OVC staff will review the solicitation requirements and conduct a question and answer session with interested potential applicants.

Register here: https://ojp.webex.com/ojp/onstage/g.php?MTID=e19e88e3446eb4929d1b87d495ee8569a

Pre-Application Information:

The SF-424 and the SF-LLL will be submitted in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m., eastern time (ET) on July 12, 2021. OJP urges applicants to submit applications at least 72 hours prior to the application due date to allow time for the applicant to receive validation messages or rejection notifications from Grants.gov and to correct in a timely fashion any problems that may have caused a rejection notification.

The full application will be submitted in JustGrants on July 26, 2021 by 11:59 p.m., eastern time (ET).

In FY 2021, applications will be submitted to DOJ in a new two-step process.

- Step 1: Applicants will submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in Grants.gov. To register in Grants.gov, applicants will need to obtain a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) and System for Award Management (SAM) registration or renewal.

- Step 2: Applicants will submit the full application including attachments in JustGrants. To be considered timely, the full application must be submitted in JustGrants by the JustGrants application deadline.

Obtain a DUNS number/Confirmation number:
Obtain your Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number first; you cannot complete any of the steps below without it. It can take up to 2 business days to obtain the DUNS number. Call DUN and Bradstreet at 866-705-5711 to obtain a DUNS number or apply at http://www.dnb.com/.

Register with SAM database/Confirm SAM number:
Organizational Entities Only - System of Award Management (SAM) registration and renewal can take as long as 10 business days to complete. If you do not have an Employer Identification Number (EIN), the process can take up to 5 weeks. If you have an EIN, the process can takes up to 2 weeks. SAM registration procedures can be accessed at http://www.sam.gov/.

For additional information, see the “How to Apply” section in the OJP Grant Application Resource Guide: https://www.ojp.gov/funding/apply/ojp-grant-application-resource-guide#apply

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=333834

For a list of application documents, see the Package tab (press Preview) on the Grants.gov page above.

View the webinar recording: https://youtu.be/m0Mqtx1qq78

Contact Information:

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

Register and apply on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/register.html

Submit the full application including attachments in JustGrants: 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 https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/support.html, or email at support@grants.gov.

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 at 833-872-5175.

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 grants@ncjrs.gov.

CFDA Number:

16.582

Funding or Pin Number:

O-OVC-2021-32002

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

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