Government Contract | Hawaii
Victims of Crime Act Victims Assistance Grant Program

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000506202

Bid Title: Victims of Crime Act Victims Assistance Grant Program

Agency Bid No. Title: AG-CPJAD-VOCA-2015-VA

Received Date: 03/10/2016

Close Date: 04/19/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 03/18/2016 01:30 PM, Questions Due By Optional 03/24/2016 01:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Victims of Crime Act of 1984, Public Law 98-473, as amended, and codified at42 U.S.C. 10601, et seq. (VOCA) established the Crime Victims Fund (theFund) in the United States Department of Treasury to collect the fines assessedagainst federal criminals and serve as the funding source for carrying out all of theactivities authorized by VOCA, including the VOCA Victim Assistance GrantProgram (the VOCA Grant).The primary purpose of the VOCA Grant is to support the provision of directservices to victims of crime.The VOCA Grant is administered by the United States Department of Justice,Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). OVC makesannual grants from the Fund to states to support the provision of services to victimsof crime. The State Administering Agency for the VOCA Grant in Hawaii is theDepartment of the Attorney General (the Department).Historically, the Department received approximately $2 million per fiscal year andused a conduit system to distribute the VOCA Grant funds throughout the state bysubgranting the entire award (less the administrative funds) to the victim witnessunits in the county prosecutors offices and the State of Hawaii Department ofHuman Services (DHS). The victim witness units subgranted a portion of theirfunds to non-profit service providers in their respective counties.The Department received $8,995,706 in FY 2015 VOCA Grant funds. TheDepartment will continue to use the conduit system to fund the services provided bythe victim witness units in county prosecutors offices and its non-profitsubgrantees in the amount of $5,678,291. To dispense the remaining funds, theDepartment will use an open, competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) solicitationprocess to allow non-profit organizations and local and state government agenciesto apply directly to the Department for VOCA Grant funding. The victim witnessunits of the county prosecutors offices are not eligible to apply for funding underthis RFP.

Product Codes: 95215, 95274, 95221, 95285

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Hawaii - Department of Human Services

State: Hawaii

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 820 Mililani Street, Suite 606, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813



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