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Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.529
Sponsors
Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 16, 2022
Application: Mar 28, 2022
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
202.307.6026
ovw.disabilities@usdoj.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
888.514.8556
ovw.gfmd@usdoj.gov

Purpose

The Education, Training, and Enhanced Services to End Violence Against and Abuse of Women with Disabilities grant program offers funding to increase organizational capacity to support multidisciplinary collaborative teams that offer services and support to individuals with disabilities and deaf individuals who have been victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

The program purpose areas include:

  • Provide personnel, training, technical assistance, advocacy, intervention, and risk reduction
  • Conduct outreach activities to ensure that individuals with disabilities who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, or sexual assault receive appropriate assistance
  • Conduct cross-training for victim service organizations, governmental agencies, courts, law enforcement, and nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations
  • Provide technical assistance to assist with modifications to existing policies, protocols, and procedures to ensure equal access to services
  • Provide training and technical assistance on the requirements of shelters and victim service providers under Federal anti-discrimination laws
  • Modify facilities, purchase equipment, and provide personnel so that shelters and victim service organizations can accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities
  • Provide advocacy and intervention services for individuals with disabilities who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, or sexual assault
  • Develop model programs providing advocacy and intervention services within organizations serving individuals with disabilities who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, or sexual assault

Priorities include:

  • Advance racial equity as an essential component of ending sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking
  • Strengthen efforts to prevent and end sexual assault, including victim services and civil and criminal justice responses
Eligibility

Eligible entities for this program are:

  • States and territories
  • Units of local government
  • Indian tribal governments or tribal organizations
  • Nonprofit, nongovernmental victim services organizations, such as state domestic violence, sexual assault or tribal coalitions or nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations serving individuals with disabilities

Applicants must have a multidisciplinary, collaborative team consisting of:

  • At least one nonprofit, nongovernmental victim services organization or tribal organization serving victims, such as a state or tribal domestic violence or sexual assault coalition AND
  • At least one nonprofit, nongovernmental organization or tribal organization serving individuals with disabilities
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award Ceilings:

  • New, local-focused and tribal-focused project $425,000 for 3 years
  • Continuation, local-focused $325,000 for 2 years
  • New, state-focused project $500,000 for 3 years
  • Continuation, state-focused $400,000 for 2 years

Total Funding Available: $5,359,567

Number of Awards: 12

Application process

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

Applications are submitted through a two-step process with the SF-424 and SF-LLL due in Grants.gov on March 28, 2022 and the full application including attachments in the Justice Grants System (JustGrants) due on March 31, 2022.

Applicants are strongly encouraged, but not required, to email a letter of intent to ovw.disabilities@usdoj.gov by March 16, 2022.

Applicant information session
March 8, 2022
Register by March 6th via email to ovw.disabilities@usdoj.gov or call 202.307.6026

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Criminal justice system · Hearing impairment · Networking and collaboration · People with disabilities · Women

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