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Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.841
Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Aug 16, 2019

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Response Center
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The Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program provides Grants for tribal communities to improve services for victims of crime. Funding may support a comprehensive range of activities including needs assessment, strategic planning, program development and implementation, program expansion, and other activities needed to address the needs of a wide variety of crime victims in tribal communities.

Applicants should select only one purpose area.

  • Purpose Area 1: Establishment of a new victim service program
  • Purpose Area 2: Coordination and expansion of an existing victim service program

Examples of victim services include, but are not limited to:

  • Shelter/transitional housing
  • Crisis intervention
  • Civil legal assistance
  • Forensic medical services
  • Healing/cultural practices
  • Mental health services
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Forensic interviewing of children
  • Transportation services

Eligible applicants include:

  • Federally recognized Indian tribal governments
  • Alaska Native villages
  • Tribal consortia consisting of two or more federally recognized Indian tribes
  • Organizations that are acting as the authorized designees of federally recognized Indian tribes
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Estimated award range: $500,000 - $720,000
Project period: 3 years
Estimated total program funding: $90,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applicant webinar #1
(Registration required)
June 20, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern

Applicant webinar #2
(Registration required)
June 27, 2019
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Behavioral health · Criminal justice system · Cultural competency · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Needs assessment methods and resources · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Substance abuse · Transportation

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