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Office on Violence Against Women Training and Technical Assistance Initiative

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.526
Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 3, 2021
Application: May 27, 2021

This program provides grants for direct technical assistance to existing and potential grantees and sub-grantees to enhance and support their efforts to successfully implement projects supported by OVW grant funds. This initiative is designed to build and enhance the capacity of civil and criminal justice system professionals and victim service providers to respond effectively to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking and foster partnerships among organizations that have not traditionally worked together to address these crimes.

A table that describes 36 targeted technical assistance purpose areas and their associated technical assistance activities is provided in the application instructions.

Purpose areas that pertain to rural areas are:

  • #2 - Providing sexual assault services to culturally specific communities
  • #4 - Culturally specific outreach
  • #18 - Rural coordinated community response
  • #19 - Rural teen dating violence
  • #32 - Alaska-based tribal technical assistance
  • #35 - Tribal community awareness, outreach, and prevention strategies

Eligible entities for this program are national, tribal, statewide, or other nonprofit organizations that have the capacity to provide training and technical assistance on a national level.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Each purpose area has a specific budget cap ranging from $250,000 to $900,000 and project periods from 24-36 months.

Expected number of awards: 70
Estimated total program funding: $36,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and application instructions are available through

Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in by May 27, 2021.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by June 2, 2021.

Applicants are strongly encouraged, but not required, to email a letter of intent to by May 3, 2021.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Children and youth · Criminal justice system · Culture and cultural competency · Health workforce education and training · Networking and collaboration · Women

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