U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
05/05/20 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA nonprofits, for-profits, government and tribal agencies, and IHEs for activities that assist aging victims of exploitation and abuse. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Priority is given to programs that benefit rural and high-poverty areas or that enhance public safety in economically distressed communities.
This program is intended to improve outcomes, minimize additional trauma, and restore safety and security to older adult victims of abuse and financial exploitation. Elder abuse, sometimes called elder mistreatment, includes any intentional or negligent act that causes harm or creates a serious risk of harm to an older person by a family member, caregiver, or other person in a trusted relationship. Elder abuse may include abuse that is physical, emotional/psychological (including threats), or sexual; neglect (including abandonment); and financial exploitation. This is a general definition; state definitions of elder abuse vary. Some definitions may also include fraud, scams, or financial crimes targeted at older people.
The goal of this program is to support communities in providing services to older victims of abuse and exploitation.
In FY 2020, and in addition to executing any program-specific prioritization that may be applicable, OJP will give priority consideration to applications as follows:
GrantWatch ID#: 188472
Estimated maximum dollar amount for each award $500,000
Period of Performance start date October 1, 2020
Period of Performance duration 36 months
Period of Performance ends (no extensions are possible) September 30, 2023
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Response Center: toll free at 800–851–3420; via TTY at 301–240–6310 (hearing impaired only); email to firstname.lastname@example.org; fax to 301–240–5830; or web chat at https://webcontact.ncjrs.gov/ncjchat/chat.jsp.
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