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Office on Violence Against Women Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations

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: 16.889
Sponsors
Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 16, 2021
Application: Mar 23, 2021
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
202.307.6026
OVW.underserved@usdoj.gov

For financial questions:
888.514.8556
OVW.GFMD@usdoj.gov

Purpose

Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) provides grants to develop and implement outreach strategies targeted at, and provide victim services to, underserved populations of adult and youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.

Program purpose areas include:

  • Working with federal, state, tribal, territorial, and local governments, agencies, and organizations to develop or enhance population specific services
  • Strengthening the capacity of underserved populations to provide population specific services
  • Strengthening the capacity of traditional victim service providers to provide population specific services
  • Strengthening the effectiveness of criminal and civil justice interventions by providing training for law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, and other court personnel on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking in underserved populations
  • Working in cooperation with an underserved population to develop and implement outreach, education, prevention, and intervention strategies that highlight available resources and the specific issues faced by victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking from underserved populations.
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations that are population specific organizations or victim service providers.

In addition to identifying as a population specific organization or victim service provider, applicants must also be one of the sub-types listed below:

  • Programs that are run by and for deaf individuals
  • Organizations with the primary purpose of serving LGBT individuals
  • Organizations with the primary purpose of serving members of a religious minority who face barriers accessing and using victim services
  • Service providers that have received two continuation awards under the OVW Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities Grant Program
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $450,000
Expected number of awards: 10
Project period: 3 years
Total program funding: $4,500,000

Application process

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

Applicants are strongly encouraged, but not required, to submit a letter of intent to ovw.underserved@usdoj.gov by March 16, 2021.

Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in grants.gov by the March 23, 2021 deadline.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by the April 1, 2021 deadline.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Children and youth · Community and faith-based initiatives · Culture and cultural competency · Families · LGBT · Minorities · People with disabilities · Self-sufficiency · Women



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