Category: Victims

[Apply Now] Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime Victims

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is seeking applications to address an urgent gap in crime victim services related to the opioid epidemic and expand upon existing or establish new programs to provide services to children and youth who are victimized as the result of the crisis. OVC anticipates that …

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[Apply Now] Measuring the Impact of Victim Services: Instrument Development

In collaboration with the Office for Victims of Crime and the Office on Violence Against Women, the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking proposals for the development of a tool to assess the effectiveness of victim service programming. The tool will consist of two parts: the first is a validated, …

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[Apply Now] Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime

In collaboration with the Office for Victims of Crime, the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking proposals for formative evaluations and evaluability assessments of victims of crime service programs. NIJ is interested in evaluations of different types of victim services, including, but not limited to, programs embedded in hospitals/trauma centers; …

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International Conference on Sexual Assault, Intimate Partner Violence and Increasing Access

End Violence Against Women International’s annual conference will focus on sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, human trafficking, and elder abuse. The conference aims to bring together law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, victim advocates, judges, parole and probation officers, rape crisis workers, health care professionals, faith community members, educators, researchers, and others in a three-day conference that highlights …

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[Apply Now] STOP Formula Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women is seeking applications for the Services Training Officers Prosecutors (STOP) Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program, which supports communities, including American Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages, in their efforts to develop and strengthen effective responses to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. The solicitation provides further …

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[Apply Now] Research and Evaluation on Gangs and Gang Violence

The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for the funding of research and program evaluation projects that inform efforts to prevent and reduce gang activity, violence, and victimization in the United States. Gangs and gang members are responsible for a large amount of crime and violence in many localities; …

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Fourteenth-annual Conference on Crimes against Women

The goal of the 14th-Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women is to provide practical instruction using current information, the newest ideas, and most successful intervention strategies for professionals responsible for combating the many and varied forms of crimes against women. The conference is conducted for the sole purpose of providing training to  people employed by governmental …

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Apply Now: Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women is seeking applications for the FY 2019 Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Program. These grants will support the creation, maintenance, and expansion of sustainable sexual assault services provided by organizations that focus on culturally specific communities. The funds may be used for a range of …

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16th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will host the 16th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime. The theme of the conference is “Braiding Strength, Hope, and Healing for the Path Forward.” The purpose of the conference is to bring together Native American victims, victim advocates, tribal leaders, victim …

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The Victims Who Don’t Count

The Marshall Project By Alysia Santo After his father was murdered in Sarasota, Florida, in 2015, Anthony “Amp” Campbell was in shock. Not only had he lost his role model and supporter, he also worried about coming up with $10,000 to pay for the funeral and burial. Campbell, an Alabama State University football coach, emptied …

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