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Public agencies, nonprofit organizations, community-based victim service organizations, faith-based organizations, tribal organizations, and community coalitions committed to advocating for the rights and services of crime victims are encouraged to apply. Organizations without 501(c)3 status that serve crime victims and VOCA-funded organizations also are eligible to apply. Organizations, other than community coalitions, are required to have a 9-digit Unique Entity Identifier (formerly DUNS number).

Applications from individuals will not be considered for funding. Individuals with innovative ideas related to this project are encouraged to work in partnership with an organization or community coalition.

Types of Activities

Generally, the types of activities funded under the NCVRW CAP program falls under one or more of the following categories:

Allowable and Unallowable Activities

The following activities may be approved for up to $5,000 reimbursement under this initiative:

The following will not be approved for reimbursement under this initiative:

Please refer to the "Frequently Asked Questions" page and the DOJ Grant Financial Guide for examples of allowable and unallowable costs.

Application Process and Deadline

Applications are available in various formats and may be attached to an e-mail addressed to cap@navaa.org, mailed to NCVRW CAP Projects, 5702 Old Sauk Road, Madison, WI 53705. To be considered, applications must be received no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time, Monday, October 16, 2017.


NAVAA staff will conduct an initial technical review of all applications to ensure compliance with basic eligiblity requirements. NAVAA representatives will evaluate and grade all eligible applications and prepare a set of recommendations to OVC. OVC will make all final funding decisions. It is expected that all applicants will be notified of the status of their applications by late December 2017.

After National Crime Victims' Rights Week, all selected organizations will be required to submit an NCVRW After-Action Report/Reimbursement Request documenting their NCVRW activities and requesting final reimbursement for approved expenses. NAVAA will typically reimburse the organization within a few days of approval of the the After-Action Report.

For more information about this funding opportunity, first visit the NCVRW FAQs page. If you cannot find the information you need after visiting the page, email cap@navaa.org.