Funding Opportunity to Establish or Enhance Statewide, U.S. Territory, or Tribal Elder Justice Coalitions


 The National Center for State and Tribal Elder Justice Coalitions (the Center) at Lifespan of Greater Rochester, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals for funding to establish new statewide or tribal elder justice coalitions or to enhance the operation of existing coalitions.

The goal of the grants to be awarded through this solicitation is to further the mission of strengthening the capacity and build a community of practice of victim service providers and allied professionals to better support older victims of abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation and to further advance the field of elder justice nationally.

A total of $2,624,000 will be available through this solicitation. The Center will award eight grants of up to $328,000 each covering a 24-month period. In conjunction with a consortium of partners in the field of elder justice, along with federal stakeholders, the Center will offer ongoing support by providing national-scope technical assistance, training, and other resources.

Note:  Multiple applicants from one state are strongly encouraged to collaborate to submit a single application for the state.

Key dates:

  • Issuance of the RFP:  April 3, 2023
  • Preapplication webinar:  April 13, 2023
  • Deadline for submission of letters of intent (optional):  April 28, 2023
  • Deadline for submission of questions:  May 31, 2023
  • Deadline for submission of applications:  June 5, 2023

For further information about eligibility and the application process, please go to to download the RFP and application documents. The FAQ section will also be available on the website and will be updated periodically as applicant questions are received.

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