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  • VOCA Grant Funds


    VOCA Grant Funds

    Announcement: The Office of the Attorney General is pleased to announce the availability of Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice. The purpose of VOCA grant funds is to support the provision of services to victims of crime. Services are defined as those efforts that respond to the emotional and physical needs of crime victims, assist victims of crime to stabilize their lives after a victimization, assist victims to understand and participate in the criminal justice system and provide victims of crime with a measure of safety and security. Eligibility to apply for VOCA funds is limited to victim assistance programs administered by state or local government agencies or not-for-profit corporations registered in Florida, or a combination thereof. The funding cycle for the VOCA grant funds under this notice is October 1, 2007, through September 30, 2008.

    Application and Deadline: The annual competitive grant process involves submission of an application, followed by an evaluation that includes an application review and site visits as determined necessary. An application may be obtained through the Office of the Attorney General’s web page at http://my under the heading of Crime Victims’ Services. If you are unable to download a copy of the application you may call (850)414-3380. The deadline for applying for a VOCA grant under this notice is no later than 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time), on February 23, 2007. Faxed or electronic submission of the application is not acceptable.

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