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.


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 Grant 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 Coaltion 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 Victims - Sustaining Services for Survivors During COVID-19 Webinar Series

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


VOCA Funding Projections Webinar


Funding Announcements

VOCA: Discretionary Training Grants 2021 - CLOSED

VOCA Discretionary Training Grants - FAQs


VOCA Document Library

Application Forms and Documents:

OCVS Agency Personnel Budget Summary (MS Excel)

VOCA Eligibility Checklist Certification Form (MS Word)

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

VOCA Match Waiver Request Letter Template (MS Word)

VOCA Program Income Certification Form (MS Word)

Volunteer Waiver Request Form (MS Word)

VOCA Training Grants - Additional Budget Summary Template

VOCA Training Grants - Consultant/Contractual Checklist (PDF)



State and Federal Guidance

VOCA State Program Guidelines (PDF) *UPDATED 10/2020

US DOJ Financial Guide 

Guidance on New Federal Special Conditions: 

Suitability to Work with Minors *UPDATED 1/7/21

Suitability to Work with Minors PowerPoint *NEW 10/19/2020

WI DOJ Criminal Background Check Link 

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

Employee Employment Eligibility Verification *NEW 6/24/2020


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!


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 NEW! 4/8/2020

Egrants Modification Instructions

Program Report Submission Instructions


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 


Federal Performance Measures Information:

OVC PMT Wisconsin Definitions and Instructions

OVC PMT Subgrantee Performance Report

OVC PMT User Guide

OVC PMT Subgrantee Data Tracking Template (MS Excel)


Resources For Current Recipients:

VOCA Management Training PowerPoint Slides 

Subgrantee Monitoring Policies and Procedures Checklist 

VOCA Egrants Report Questions *NEW

State of Wisconsin Pocket Travel Guide

2019 - 2020 VOCA Subgrantees (PDF)

2020-2021 VOCA Subgrantees (PDF)

Wisconsin DOJ Purchasing Policy and Procedures

Fair Minimum Update 

Why a Fair Minimum *NEW

Training Report (MS Word)


Contact VOCA Staff:

Amanda Powers

Grant Specialist - VOCA Lead



Mary Colletti

Grant Specialist



Jake Griffith

Grant Specialist