OCVS Grant Programs

The Office of Crime Victim Services manages and administers a number of federal grant programs and state funding streams. 


Grant Opportunities


COVID-19 Resources

Last Updated: 4/28/2020 - 1:30pm

Governor Evers' Emergency Housing Order *NEW 3/31/2020

WCASA Work from Home Project Ideas *NEW 4/1/2020

Resource Sharing Project Practical Privacy Tips 2020 *NEW 4/20/2020

COVID-19 Shelter Cleaning Resources *NEW 3/24/2020

COVID-19 OCVS Grants Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) *UPDATED 4/28/2020

OCVS Email to Subgrantees 

Crime Victim Rights Board (CVRB) Statement - Victims' Rights During COVID-19 Temporary Procedures *NEW 4/3/2020

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA) COVID-19 Resource Page 

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse) COVID-19 Resource Page 

National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) COVID -19 Resource Page

National Resource Center for Reaching Victims COVID - 19 Resource Page

National Resource Center for Reaching Victims COVID -19 Webinars (Click the calendar to see and register for the webinars)

National Resource Center for Reaching Vicitms - Sustaining Services for Survivors During COVID-19 Webinar Series

National Center for Victims of Crime - Crime Victims Community in COVID-19 Webinar Series *NEW 3/26/2020

Hmong Covid-19 Video from NYOB ZOO MKE TV *NEW 4/23/2020


OCVS Grants Updates Bulletin - 2020 NEW!

April/May/June 2020

Emergency Bulletin: COVID-19 March 2020 Posted: 3/18/2020 4:15 pm

January/February/March 2020  Posted: 4/10/2020 3:42 pm


OCVS Grants Updates Bulletin - 2019  

January/February 2019

March/April 2019

May/June/July 2019

August/September 2019

October/November/December 2019


OCVS Grants Updates Bulletin - 2018

January 2018

March 2018

May 2018

July 2018

September 2018

November 2018 


OCVS Online Curriculum

Recorded Training Materials for CVC/SAFE Fund and Crime Victim Rights.

Complete the post test after viewing the required recorded training materials.


Egrants Login

How to Enter Fiscal Reports in Egrants

How to Certify Fiscal Reports in Egrants

How to add Personnel and Employee Benefits using Contacts

How to create a Modification in Egrants

How to submit a Program Report in Egrants

How to submit an Inventory Report in Egrants

Egrants Instructional Videos:  NEW! 6/11/2020

How to Create a Fiscal Report

How to Change the Project Director, Financial Officer, Alternate Contact, and Signing Official

Egrants Modifications 101

Navigating Egrants 


Discrimination Policies for External Parties

Discrimination Policy & Complaint Process


OCVS Grants Team

Cindy Grady - Director of Grant Programs and Operations 

Teresa Nienow - Justice Program Supervisor & Children's Justice Act Coordinator

Amanda Powers - OCVS Grants Specialist - VOCA Lead

Courtney Watson - OCVS Grants Specialist /SAFE Fund Administrator

Mary Colletti - OCVS Grants Specialist

Shira Phelps - Violence Against Women Program and Policy Analyst / VAWA Grants Administrator

Jake Griffith - OCVS Grants Specialist

Tanya Herranz - OCVS Financial Grants Specialist

Justin Wartzenluft - OCVS Financial Grants Specialist

Jason Kuhn- OCVS Financial Grants Specialist

Leah Varnadoe - OCVS Grants Support Specialist


OCVS Grants Subgrantees by Grant Specialist List