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OVC FY 15 Victim Assistance Professional Development Fellowship Program: Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation

Post Date

May 18th 2015

Application Due Date

July 2nd 2015

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)

Cooperative Agreement

Funding Activity Categories

Law, Justice and Legal Services

Number of Awards


Eligibility Categories


Eligible applicants are individuals (organizations are not eligible to apply) with expertise in elder abuse and financial exploitation who demonstrate the financial and administrative capacity to manage the cooperative agreement, along with the desire, knowledge, and ability to successfully execute the development of training, technical assistance, public awareness, and other informational resources to meet the needs of victim service providers and allied practitioners who serve crime victims. The applicant agrees to abstain from any outside employment, either compensated or uncompensated, for the duration of the fellowship, unless approved in writing by the OVC Director. Applicants should read the OVC Fellowship Guidelines that are available at For additional eligibility information, see Section C. Eligibility Information.


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $0 - $150000

Grant Description

OVC will make up to one award of up to $150,000 for a fellowship that will focus on the issues of victims of elder abuse and elder financial exploitation. The fellowship recipient will work in the Elder Justice Initiative (EJI) of the Department of Justice Civil Division, in Washington, D.C. EJI provides resources to victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation and their families; practitioners who serve those victims; law enforcement agencies and prosecutors who respond to victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation; and researchers seeking to understand and address elder abuse and financial exploitation. Visit the Jobs & Fellowships ( section of the OVC Web site for general information about OVC's fellowship program. Those applying are urged to begin in advance of the July 2, 2015, deadline.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Justice

  • Office:

    Office of Justice Programs

  • Agency Contact:

    For assistance with the requirements of this solicitation, contact Kathrina Peterson, Attorney Advisor, by telephone at 202_305_1508.

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    For Programmatic Issues

  • Agency Email Address:

  • Location:

    Office for Victims of Crime

  • More Information:

    OVC Funding Opportunity

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