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RI Public Safety Grant Administration Office Announces Workshop for Victims Assistance Program Grants

Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that the Rhode Island Public Safety Grant Administration Office will hold a workshop next Tuesday (May 29, 2018) to discuss application requirements for 2018 grants offered through the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Victims Assistance Program.

The Grants Administration Office reports that up to $11.5 million in grants are available for awards this year. The office is seeking proposals for new and continuing programs that provide direct services to the victims of crime, in accordance with the VOCA Victim Assistance Program Guidelines and Final Rule.

An informational meeting will be held to discuss the new application kit for 2018; highlight the program priorities; and to provide guidance for the creation of project budgets. Attendance at this meeting is not mandatory, but it is strongly encouraged, especially for those who have not previously applied for funding.

The workshop will be held:

Tuesday, May 29, 2018, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Amica Mutual Insurance, Building 100
100 Amica Way
Lincoln, RI 02865

For an application or for more information about the program, the application process, eligibility guidelines and project restrictions, visit the Grant Administration Office website at

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  • Release date: 05-23-2018

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