FY2018 VOCA Request for Grant Applications, renewal, now available
This procurement is for currently funded VOCA recipients only. The purpose of this procurement is to provide continued support to agencies providing counseling, advocacy, and intervention services to victims of crime through the VOCA grant. Only applicants who received a FY2017 award may apply during this renewal period.
All documents are available on COMMBUYS,
VOCA FY2018 Timeline
December 1, 2016 Release of Request for Grant Applications on COMMBUYS
January 6, 2017 Intent to Apply Form due
January 23, 2017 Deadline to submit written questions regarding RGA
Answers to question will be posted on COMMBUYS on or before January 25, 2017
February 3, 2017 Grant Submission Deadline 5:00 p.m.
April 19, 2017 Pending Victim and Witness Assistance Board Meeting: Vote on awards
July 1, 2017 Start date for FY18 VOCA grant
June 30, 2018 End date for FY18 VOCA grant
Note: Timeline is subject to change at the discretion of MOVA and/or the Victim and Witness Assistance Board.
For further information, please contact the Procurement Team Leader at firstname.lastname@example.org. In order to abide by the Commonwealth’s Procurement Policies and Procedures, only written questions will be permitted.
Transition of online VOCA sub-award and performance reporting
MOVA continues to work with the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) and their contractor regarding the transition and implementation of online VOCA sub-award performance reporting. All Fiscal Year 2017 VOCA-funded agencies are asked to review the updated performance measures indicated in the data tracking spreadsheet and the Sub-grantee Data Report. Pleasereview the questions and answers document regarding the new reporting requirements.
MOVA asks VOCA-funded agencies to revisit this webpage periodically as the Q&As will be updated on a continual basis. MOVA is available for individual technical assistance at any time. Please direct any further questions to your agency’s assigned Grant Manager or to Sarah Morrissey, Senior Grants Support Manager at email@example.com.
FY17 Awards - July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017
FY17 VOCA Awards have been approved by the Victim Witness Assistance Board (VWAB), and can be found here.
VOCA Forms and Other Publications
Forms and Publications for FY17 - all documents effective July 1, 2016.
- FY16 VOCA Policies and Procedures
- Federal OVC VOCA Assistance Rule
- FY17 VOCA Programmatic Change Form
- FY17 VOCA Performance Report
- FY17 VOCA Client Data Worksheet
- FY17 VOCA Expenditure Report Instructions
- FY17 VOCA Out of State Training & Travel Request Form
- FY17 VOCA Budget Amendment Instructions
- If required by your FY17 contract conditions, FY17 VOCA 30/60/90 day update
Other VOCA Sites and Links