FY17 SAFEPLAN Request for Grant Applications, now available
The Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance (MOVA) has released the FY2017 SAFEPLAN Request for Grant Applications (RGA), Renewal. An intent to apply form is due Thursday February 4, 2016 at 5:00pm. Applications must be delivered to MOVA no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday March 4, 2016. All documents are available on COMMBUYS – www.commbuys.com/bso .
COMMBUYS, www.commbuys.com/bso, the Commonwealth’s Procurement system will be utilized for posting the application, questions, and ultimately the awards related to this procurement. Although COMMBUYS registration is not required, any interested applicant considering applying for SAFEPLAN funds is encouraged to register on COMMBUYS as a “Seller”. Information regarding registration and training can be found at: http://www.COMMBUYS/training-and-registration.html.
To access the SAFEPLAN bid, click on ‘Contract & Bid Search’, search for ‘bids’, using ‘any of the search criteria’, select ‘1111-Victim and Witness Assistance Board’ as the organization, and click ‘find it’.
This procurement is for currently funded SAFEPLAN host agencies only. The purpose of this procurement is to provide continued support to currently funded host agencies providing SAFEPLAN services. Only applicants who received a FY2016 award may apply during this renewal period.
The award period for this grant is state fiscal year 2017, July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017, with an option to renew for one additional year. Fiscal year 2018 funding will be obligated separately prior to the beginning the fiscal year via a renewal process. All grant awards are made by the Victim Witness Assistance Board.
SAFEPLAN FY2017 Timeline
January 21, 2016 Release of Request for Grant Applications on COMMBUYS
February 4, 2016 Intent to Apply Form and e-Grants Project Grantee Survey due
February 19, 2016 Deadline to submit written questions regarding RGAAnswers to question will be posted on COMMBUYS on or before February 23, 2016
March 4, 2016 Grant Submission Deadline 5:00 p.m.
May 18, 2016 Pending Victim and Witness Assistance Board Meeting Schedule: Vote on SAFEPLAN awards
July 1, 2016 Start date for FY17 SAFEPLAN grant
June 30, 2017 End date for FY17 SAFEPLAN 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.
SAFEPLAN Essex County Expansion - Program Funding Awards
MOVA announces funding awards for the SAFEPLAN Program’s Essex County Expansion, approved by the Victim Witness Assistance Board on November 18, 2015. The following agencies have been awarded funds to provide SAFEPLAN services January 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017.
FY2016 SAFEPLAN Program Funding Awards
MOVA announces FY2016 funding awards for the SAFEPLAN Program, approved by the Victim Witness Assistance Board on May 20, 2015. The following agencies have been awarded funds to provide SAFEPLAN services July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016.
Information for SAFEPLAN Program Grantees
The following are applicable forms for SAFEPLAN grantees:
- FY16 SAFEPLAN Policies and Procedures Manual
- FY16 VOCA Programmatic Change Form
- FY16 Advocate Status Form
- FY16 Funding Request Form
- FY16 Court Coverage Agreement
FY2016 statistical reporting forms have not changed. If these forms are needed, please contact the SAFEPLAN Program Coordinator, Jessica Adler at JAdler@massmail.state.ma.us.