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Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.736
Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 2, 2021
Application: Mar 2, 2021

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The Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program focuses on a victim-centered approach to providing transitional housing services that move survivors into permanent housing.

Funds may be used for:

  • Transitional housing, including funding for the operating expenses of newly developed or existing transitional housing
  • Short-term housing assistance, including rental or utility payment assistance and assistance with related expenses such as payment of security deposits and other costs incidental to relocation to transitional housing
  • Voluntary support services for recipients of transitional housing, including counseling, childcare, transportation, and life skills/educational/job training

Special consideration will be given to projects that:

  • Empower victims to become survivors by focusing on long-term safety and sustainable economic independence
  • Increase the response to victims of human trafficking
  • Primarily serve underserved populations

Detailed information on program scope, mandatory activities, and Office on Violence Against Women is available in the application instructions.


Applications are being accepted for both new and continuation projects.

Eligible applicants include:

  • States
  • Units of local government
  • Tribal governments and Tribal organizations
  • Other organizations, including sexual assault and domestic violence victim service providers, domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions, and other nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations, including community-based and culturally specific organizations, that have a documented history of effective work concerning domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000
Expected number of awards: 75
Project period: 36 months
Estimated total program funding: $37,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applicants are strongly encouraged, but not required, to submit a letter of intent to by March 2, 2021.

Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in by the March 2, 2021 deadline.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by the March 16, 2021 deadline.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Culture and cultural competency · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Self-sufficiency

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