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Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance

A formula grant to states to support victim services, including community-based violence intervention and prevention programs providing services to victims of violence.


Eligible Community Violence Intervention Programs:

  • Street Outreach
  • Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Youth Engagement and Employment

2021 Grant Overview

Fund Amount: $1,093,332,726

Maximum Award Amount: $120,361,953 to California (amount determined by formula)

Total Number of Anticipated Recipients: 56 (all states and territories)

Solicitation Priorities:

  • Include diverse and frequently marginalized perspectives in any process to identify victim service needs (e.g., strategic planning).
  • Consider funding organizations that in the past have not received VOCA funds.

How to Apply

Anticipated Deadline: July 2022

Most recent solicitation: 2021

Agency: Department of Justice

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