VICTIM ASSISTANCE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT

81625 | 09/25/2019 | Ad id: 8-0000485356-01
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VICTIM ASSISTANCE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT BOARD Fourteenth Judicial District 221 W. Victory Way, Ste. 302 Craig, CO 81625 970 629-0485 Fax 970 824-9190 ANNOUNCEMENT DATED: September 17, 2019 VICTIMS ASSISTANCE & LAW ENFORCEMENT (VALE) GRANT FUNDS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR 2020 The Victim Assistance and Law Enforcement (VALE) Board for the Fourteenth Judicial District announces the availability of 2020 VALE grant funds. Applications will be accepted through October 16, 2019. You may pick up your application at the address listed above on or after September 19, 2019. If you would like to receive this document online, please email Donna Zulian at Email Me. Applications must be typewritten, single-spaced and use a minimum of 11 point font. Please do not put the application in a binder or notebook. You must submit the original by mail and a copy via email. The grant period will be January 1, 2020 December 31, 2020 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER 5:00 P.M. ON October 16, 2019, WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION OF FUNDING. Applications should be mailed or hand delivered to the following address: Office of the District Attorney Donna Zulian 221 W. Victory Way, Ste. 302 Craig, CO 81625 If you have any questions, please contact the VALE Program Coordinator, Donna Zulian, at 970 629-0485 or email at Email Me. ANTICIPATED AMOUNT AVAILABLE: $200,000.00 GRANT YEAR: January 1, 2020 December 31, 2020 PURPOSE: The priority use for moneys in the fund shall be for the implementation of the rights afforded to crime victims pursuant to section 24-4.1-302.5 and the provision of the services and programs delineated in sections 24-4.1-303, 24-4.1-304 and 24-4.2-105 (4) related to all crimes as defined by section 24-4.1-302 (1). ELIGIBILITY: Per statute, to be eligible for VALE funding, an applicant must: 1. Provide services within Grand, Moffat and Routt counties; and 2. Provide assistance or services to victims of crime, special advocate services or 3. Be a law enforcement agency requesting funds for the following purposes, including, but not limited to, equipment, training programs, and additional personnel that are directly related to the implementation of rights afforded to crime victims pursuant to C.R.S. 24-4.1-302.5 and the provision of services delineated pursuant to C.R.S. 24-4.1-303 and 24-4.1-304. 4. No state agency is eligible for funding, with the exceptions of a. The court administrator for each judicial district for the purpose of collecting and disbursing restitution owed to victims; and b. The local probation department may apply for grants for the purpose of implementing the rights of victims pursuant to 24-4.1.303 section 7. 5. Only in-state victim conferences may be attended with VALE funds. FACTORS CONSIDERED TO DETERMINE AWARDS: 1. Clear and complete applications. 2. Project goals and objectives are clear and measurable. 3. The priority use for moneys in the fund shall be for the implementation of the rights afforded to crime victims pursuant to section 24-4.1-302.5 and the provision of the services and programs delineated in sections 24-4.1-303, 24-4.1-304 and 24-4.2-105 (4) related to all crimes as defined by section 24-4.1-302 (1). Applicants that do not address this statutory priority will be given low funding priority under this grant cycle. 4. Non-duplication of services. 5. Sound financial management, and ability to administer funds and comply with accountability requirements. 6. Application demonstrates community's need for service or project. 7. Community support and coordination of services with other agencies. The Board priority for funding for the 200 grant cycle will be those agencies that are providing direct victim services for the 14th Judicial District. The Board will consider applications from new agencies. All agencies requesting grant funds will be required to make an oral presentation to the V.A.L.E. Board. The V.A.L.E. Board reserves the right to conduct site visits with any agency applying for or receiving funds from V.A.L.E. Published in the Craig Press, Sky Hi News and Steamboat Pilot & Today on September 25 and October 9, 2019 and in the Middle Park Times on September 26 and October 10, 2019. 0000485356