Source: (2002) VOMA Connections 12 (Autumn). Downloaded 22 June 2004.A recent re-authorization bill (HR 2215) sent to Congress provides funding to states that support programs that emphasize âthe moral accountability of an offender toward the victim and the affected communityâ¦â? Juvenile justice programs have received federal grants to start victim-offender dialogue programs. These grants are awarded in 12-month increments for no more than three years. The programs that use the grants hope to reduce risk factors associated with juveniles and decrease behavioural problems.