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VOCA Victims Services Grant Program

Grant Program Name: Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)
Victims Services Grant Program
Source of Funds: Federal Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Funds
Amount Available: Funding amounts vary depending on annual federal appropriation levels. See grant application guidelines for details.
Purpose of Funds: The primary purpose of VOCA funding is to support the delivery of direct services to victims of crime.
Grants Awarded Date: VOCA Victims Services Grant Program funding is awarded on a state fiscal year cycle.
Eligibility Requirements: The VOCA Victims Services Grant Program can support local, regional, and statewide programs that provide direct services to victims of crime. See the grant application guidelines for specific eligibility requirements.
Match Requirements: The Federal VOCA Final Rule requires a cash and/or in-kind match. See the grant application guidelines for details.
Special Conditions: The general award terms and conditions provided below are applicable to all VOCA sub-recipients.  The award conditions are based on Federal/state statutes, grant program guidelines and DCJS policy and should be reviewed by program and financial staff as appropriate. Sub-recipients are responsible for understanding and complying with all of the legal, financial, and administrative requirements as outlined in the grant award package.  By accepting the award, the sub-recipient agrees to comply with all statutory requirements and programmatic guidelines.  Project specific terms and conditions might be added to an award to address issues specific to that individual award.  For more information on the award conditions for VOCA funded grant programs, please click here.
Grant Application Resources:

VOCA Allowable & Unallowable Costs

FY22-23 VSGP Grant Guidelines

Federal Financial Management and VOCA Resources:

DSS State Fiscal Year 2022 PMT Review

SAR Worksheet 2022-2023

Victims of Crime Act Final Rule

DOJ Grants Financial Guide 

VSGP FY 2022 & 2023 Orientation Training 

Topic: DCJS Overview for VSGP Subgrantees
Start Time : Jun 11, 2021 12:34 PM
Meeting Recording:
Topic: VSGP Grants Administration
Start Time : Jun 17, 2021 12:40 PM
Meeting Recording:
Topic: VOCA Performance Measurement Tool (PMT)
Start Time : Jul 7, 2021 12:52 PM
Meeting Recording:
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Fraud Awareness for VOCA Subgrantees Webinar 
Contact Information:

Grant Coordinator(s)


Andi Martin
Sexual Assault & Intimate Partner Violence Program Coordinator
(804) 371-0534

Grant Monitor(s)

DCJS Grants Administration
1100 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804.786.4000
Fax: 804.786.7231