Grant Opportunity Now Available to Create Identity Theft/Cybercrime Coalitions Nationwide!

The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has released its National Identity Theft Victim Assistance Network Expansion Program (NITVAN II) grant opportunity! This grant gives organizations the opportunity to make a difference in their communities/region, to expand and enhance the victim assistance programs available for victims of identity theft and cybercrime. Victimization is nationwide, with considerable vulnerabilities for particular populations such as children, domestic violence victims, and the elderly. Don’t miss out on the chance to have a positive, lasting impact on your community/region and increase assistance available to victims!

Entities eligible to apply include nonprofit organizations, local/state government agencies, Native American/Tribal nonprofit/government entities, faith based and community organizations. Up to ten (10) organizations will be competitively selected to establish and lead a coalition in their designated service area. Each will be awarded up to $50,000 for approved coalition activities for a period of one year (October 2018 – September 2019).
Details on the scope of the grant and the RFP criteria are now available on ITRC’s NITVAN page.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please submit an email indicating your intent to apply to the below contact:
Sarah Goelz
Grants and Coalition Program Manager