Crime Victim's Compensation Application

Crime Victim's Compensation Application

Complete all applicable information in the application.  A separate application must be completed for each victim.

A delay may result in the processing of your application if all applicable information is not provided. Information about this claim is confidential and will not be released to another person, unless that person is included as a claimant or as otherwise required by law.

AUTHORITY: North Dakota Century Code 54-23.4, North Dakota Administrative Code 94-03

COMPLETION: Is voluntary but is required if requesting Crime Victim Compensation. Information on this form is exempt from disclosure under North Dakota Century Code 54-23.4-17.

Applicants should understand that filing false information is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a $3000 fine and/or 360 days imprisonment.

CVC Application Tips

Clicking the link below will take you to the online application for

Crime Victim’s Compensation.

Crime Victim's Compensation Application 



July to December 2024 Legendary Empowerment Grant 

Introducing the Legendary Empowerment Grant offered by the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation! A groundbreaking initiative designed to revolutionize the way agencies across the state of North Dakota support and assist victims of crime. This grant will replace the Crime Victims Account Grant (CVA) and aims to inspire creativity and innovation in improving outcomes for those affected by crime.

The July-Dec 2024 LEG grant is being solicited as a competitive grant. Up to ten (10) awards with minimum amount of $10,000 up to $20,000 maximum to be awarded. LEG funding cannot be used for salary or fringe. Preference will be given to those proposals of $20,000 grant awards. 

Applications must be submitted through COSMOS. 

The solicitation is open from April 1, 2024 through April 19, 2024 at noon. 


COSMOS Subrecipient Manual 


ND 501 c (3) Non-Profit Certification Information Click to download form (Return with VOCA or CVA Grant Application in COSMOS)

Subgrantee Agency Request for Volunteer Waiver Click to download form (Return with VOCA Grant Application in COSMOS)

Equipment, Furniture and Technology Purchase Click to download form (Return with Reimbursement Request in COSMOS)

  • To access the OVC PMT home page go to
  • For technical assistance, contact the OVC PMT Help Desk at or call toll-free 1-844-884-2503

  • Policy 1A-20 Complaints from Sub-Recipients Receiving Federal or State Financial Assistance
  • Policy 1B-17 Federal Financial Monitoring of Grant Funds

For further information please contact:

VOCA/CVA Grant Programs
PO BOX 1898
Bismarck, ND 58502-1898
Phone: 701-328-6195
Toll-free: 1-800-445-2322