OCVA Grants and Funding

VOCA By and For Victim Services, Central and Eastern Washington

Applications are requested from victim service organizations operated by and for marginalized communities in Central or Eastern Washington. Marginalized communities may include ethnic and racial minorities, immigrants and refugee communities, individuals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, individuals with disabilities, and Tribes.

Any public agency, Tribe, or nonprofit organization with a primary mission and history of serving a specific marginalized community is encouraged to apply for this funding to provide culturally and community specific services for victims of crime. Eligibility is restricted to applicants who did not receive funding in the VOCA By and For Initiative released in 2019.

Application due date: August 14, 2020

Submit questions about this application to the Application Coordinator via email at nicky.gleason@commerce.wa.gov.

Download application materials here.

An FAQ document of all application questions submitted to the Application Coordinator is available for download in the Applications Documents folder.

VOCA Initiative Application Calendar 2020

Application release dates are tentative and subject to change:

ApplicationTentative Publication DateTentative Due DateTentative Project Start DateApplication Coordinator
Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations (SAMFE) (2 year awards)09/15/202011/02/202001/01/2021Tara Wolfe
By and For – Central and Eastern WA Programs (2 year awards)07/01/202008/14/202010/01/2020Nicky Gleason

Please monitor the OCVA Grants and Funding web page for additional infomation

OCVA Victims of Crime Act Fact Sheets

Program Links

Contact us

Office Of Crime Victims Advocacy
Washington State Department Of Commerce
PO Box 42525
1011 Plum Street Se
Olympia, WA 98504-2525
Grantee Line: 1-866-857-9889
Fax: 360-586-7176

If you are a victim of a crime and are looking for services:
ocva@commerce.wa.gov
Direct Service Line:1-800-822-1067