The Victim Support Fund provides assistance directly related to the impact of a traumatic, disturbing, or life disruptive event*. Any assistance can be requested and the applicant must demonstrate how the expense is directly related to impact from the traumatic incident. Financial assistance can be used towards personal property, bills/expenses, housing, legal fees, and more.
To be eligible for assistance, applicants must:
*This small fund is not designed to help after large local incidents where many people are impacted, i.e. Boulder County fires, local incidents of mass violence and/or natural disasters-CU Boulder may have larger funds on a case-by-case basis typically able to assist in these types of situations. For a local large disasters impacting many people in our community students contact: firstname.lastname@example.org and employees visit: www.colorado.edu/hr/staff-faculty-emergency-fund
Types of Assistance
This is not an exhaustive list, but represents examples of types of possible assistance. Any assistance can be requested, but the applicant must demonstrate how the expense is directly related to impact from the traumatic incident.
Bills and Expenses
How to Apply
CU Boulder affiliates can only apply/receive an application through working with a CU Boulder OVA advocate.
Please contact OVA to set up an appointment with an OVA advocate counselor to discuss this fund. If you are already connected to OVA, talk to the advocate you are working with to receive an application.
Main Number: (303) 492-8855