We are committed to providing victim centered and tribal informed technical assistance (TA) to NCAI Fund Victim Services Micro-grant Program grantees throughout your project period. To help accomplish this, the NCAI Fund has partnered with the Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) and FirstPic, Inc. TLPI will be available to offer programmatic TA to assist grantees in reaching their program goals and activities. FirstPic, Inc. will be available to offer financial and compliance TA to assist grantees in the management of their grant.
For victim services programmatic questions, please contact TLPI: Lonna Hunter, email@example.com, or Abby Thoennes, firstname.lastname@example.org. For finance and compliance questions, please contact FirstPic, Inc.: Robin Paterson, email@example.com. For any other questions, please contact the NCAI Fund: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI) and FirstPic, Inc. have hosted a number of webinars for grantees. Victim confidentiality is central to providing victim-centered services and to victim safety, and we highly recommend all grantees view the Confidentiality and Data Collection webinar.
CRIME VICTIM SERVICES PROGRAMMATIC RESOURCES
We have prepared a variety of webinars to assist with specific goals and objectives identified in several Micro-Grant Program applications, including development of tribal codes, strategic planning, and community needs assessments.
Confidentiality and Data Collection
This webinar provides an overview of key program considerations, definitions, and requirements to ensure safety and accountability for working with victims of crime.
Community Needs Assessments, Parts I and II
Part I provides guidance on how to safely and securely conduct community needs assessments while maintaining victim privacy. Part II reviews the goals, audience, and potential questions developed for a Community Needs Assessment (CNA) and discuss how to create an online survey.
Tribal Codes and Victim Services
This webinar discusses tribal code drafting and important considerations for victim service programming such as: why we draft tribal codes, who should be involved in drafting the tribal codes, what issues are your community is hoping to address with the tribal codes, and how to begin the process of drafting the tribal codes.
This webinar provides an overview of strategic planning, including examples of models and processes, and highlights insights, suggestions, and considerations for engaging in a strategic planning process.