Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2014, $9,807,074)
The VOCA Children's Advocacy Centers Subgrant Program will provide funding for a national grant awards program for local children's advocacy center programs, state chapters, and multidisciplinary teams that provide a coordinated investigation and response to child abuse. Children's Advocacy Centers provide a coordinated response to victims of child abuse through multidisciplinary teams. The National Children's Alliance (NCA) will release requests for proposals, as approved by OJJDP, based upon identified national needs and a clearly defined funding strategy. In administering this award, NCA will coordinate its efforts with all other VOCA-funded programs.