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Consolidated Grant Program to Address Children and Youth Experiencing Domestic and Sexual Assault and Engage Men and Boys as Allies

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: 16.888
Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 11, 2020
Application: Mar 30, 2020

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The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) provides funding for educational programming and community organizing to encourage men and boys to work as allies with women and girls to prevent domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking.

Purpose areas include:

  • Develop and/or implement programming to recruit and train men and boys to serve as role models, positive influencers, change agents, and/or mentors to address and prevent domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking
  • Integrate education on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking, into established support and/or enrichment programs to assist men and/or boys in developing healthy relationships, challenging social norms that support violence against women and girls, becoming active bystanders, and understanding the intersection of crime and other types of violence
  • Develop and implement a train-the-trainer program for community organizations or programs and/or governmental agencies or programs to incorporate education and/or training into their existing work with male clients to prevent violence against women and girls

Priority areas include:

  1. Increase efforts to combat stalking
  2. Address the specific challenges that rural communities face in responding to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking

Eligible applicants include:

  • Tribes
  • Units of local government
  • Nonprofit, nongovernmental entities, and tribal organizations with a demonstrated history of:
    • Developing or providing mentorship programs to train men or boys as leaders and role models for youth and/or other men
    • Providing support and/or enrichment programming for men or boys
    • Creating public education or awareness campaigns
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $350,000
Project period: 3 years
Expected number of awards: 11
Estimated total program funding: $3,200,000

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 email a letter of intent to by March 11, 2020.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Child welfare · Children and youth · Human services · Men

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