Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)

VOCA victim assistance grants are provided to private and public agencies to support direct services to victims of violent crime. Services provided under this program include safety planning, community service referrals, counseling, crisis intervention and legal advocacy.


VOCA Federal Performance Measures Data


VOCA: Victims of Crime Act 2024-2025 Competitive Grant - OPEN!  Applications Due May 31, 2024

Funding Announcement - Posted 3/19/24  

Funding Announcement FAQs - Posted 4/30/24

Funding Announcement FAQ Webinar - Posted 5/1/24



VOCA Funding Update: September 2023

VOCA Funding Update Video

VOCA Funding Update Slides



Federal Special Condition: Suitability to Interact with Minors - POSTED 5/31/23

Recorded Webinar - May 17, 2023

Suitability Webinar Documents:

FAQs - Updated 12/8/23

PowerPoint PDF

OCVS Guidance Document

Non-Criminal Justice Agreement PDF Fillable

Security Awareness Training PDF

Qualified Entity Application PDF Fillable

WORCS Account Request Instructions PDF

Fingerprint Based Background Check PDF

Suitability Determination Checklist - NEW 1/17/23

WCASA Example policies and forms for the prevention of child sexual abuse

Written Examples (found on bottom of webpage):



VOCA Subgrant Award Report and Crime Type Allocations Webinar - November 2, 2022

This fall, OCVS will be implementing a new strategy for collecting the information that is typically entered in the Crime Type Allocations questionnaire in Egrants for VOCA subgrantees. The new web form will be administered outside of Egrants and include some additional questions about subgrantee services and budget. This webinar will cover the changes to the process, what to expect, and a detailed overview of how to complete the new web form.

Recorded Webinar - Posted 11/4/22

SAR Webinar PowerPoint  Posted 11/7/22

Crime Type Allocations Instructions for Subgrantees Updated 4/26/24

FAQ - VOCA SAR and Crime Type Allocations Updated 11/9/23

Overview - VOCA SAR and Crime Type Allocations Updated 4/26/24

SAR Questionnaire and Instructions for Subgrantees Updated 11/9/23

Victimization Allocation Example Posted 11/7/22



2022 VOCA/ARPA Subgrantee Webinar Series 

June 15, 2022 - Part I


July 13, 2022 - Part II - Pre-recorded Webinar 

July 21, 2022 - Part II - Question & Answer Session 

Recording of Part II: 

March 8, 2023 - Part III - Pre-recorded Webinar

Recording of Part III: 

March 29, 2023 - Part III - Live Question & Answer Session 

Recording of Part III: Live Q&A:  




VOCA Document Library
Application Forms and Documents:

OCVS Grants Managers Contact List - Updated 4/12/24

VOCA Subgrantee Award Amounts VOCA/ARPA Breakdown (PDF) UPDATED 5/18/23

VOCA Eligibility Checklist Certification Form (MS Word)

Certification to Apply 10% de Minimus Indirect Cost Rate (PDF)

VOCA Match Waiver Request Letter Template (MS Word)

VOCA Program Income Certification Form (PDF)

Volunteer Waiver Request Form (PDF)

Consultant/Contractual Checklist (PDF) UPDATED 5/18/23

OCVS Subgrantee Staff Development Form (MS Excel) UPDATED 4/12/24


State and Federal Guidance

VOCA State Program Guidelines (PDF) - UPDATED 1/2022

US DOJ Grants Financial Guide 2022 - Updated 10/2023

Wisconsin DOJ Purchasing Policy and Procedures

OCVS Consultant/Contractual Policy

Subgrantee's Subaward Agreements: Responsibilities and Requirements for Tier Two Monitoring 


Guidance on New Federal Special Conditions: 

Employee Employment Eligibility Verification 

EEO: Updated 10/19/23!

Equal Employment Opportunity Program Reporting Tool (Utilize to complete EEOP Certification Form)

EEO Reporting Tool Job Aid (Instructions for using the EEO Reporting Tool to complete EEOP Certification Form)

SAM Instructions: 

-Renewing or updating existing registration - FREE to renew or update directly on SAM website!

-New registration -FREE to register directly on SAM website!

- How Do I Search Exclusions? *New 9/13/2021


Egrants Instructions:

Webinar: How to Enter Fiscal Report in Egrants

How to Certify Fiscal Report in Egrants 

How to add Personnel and Employee Benefits using Contacts

How to submit an Inventory Report in Egrants

How to Submit a Semi-Annual Program Report in Egrants 

Egrants Modification Instructions

Program Report Submission Instructions


Egrants Instructional Videos:  

How to Create a Fiscal Report

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

Egrants Modifications 101

Navigating Egrants 


Federal Performance Measures Information:

OVC PMT Federal Definitions 

OVC PMT Prorating Performance Data Guidance

OVC PMT Subgrantee Performance Report

OVC PMT User Guide

OVC PMT Subgrantee Data Tracking Template (OVC Version) (MS Excel)

OVC PMT Tracking Form (Word Doc)

OVC PMT Tracking Form (MS Excel)


Resources For Current Recipients:

State of Wisconsin Pocket Travel Guide - Updated 11/1/23

2023-2024 VOCA/ARPA Subgrantees (PDF)

2022-2023 VOCA/ARPA Subgrantees (PDF)

Fair Minimum Update 

Why a Fair Minimum 

Staff Development Training Form


Contact VOCA Staff:


Alexandra Stanley

VOCA Administrator



Justin Wartzenluft 

Victim Services Grants Supervisor



Mary Colletti

OCVS Grants Specialist



Michelle Bailey

OCVS Grants Specialist




Ashley Welak

OCVS Grants Specialist