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National Tribal Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.027
Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Jul 23, 2020

For programmatic or technical questions:
Darla Nolan

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The Office on Violence Against Women offers funding for up to two National Tribal Clearinghouses on Sexual Assault to provide training and technical assistance (TTA) designed to improve victim services for and the criminal and civil justice response to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) sexual assault victims, as well as increase offender accountability for such crimes.

Funds should be used to provide TTA, including web-based training, regional, or national training, and/or on-site training and TA, to:

  • Tribal communities
  • Tribal agencies and systems such as healthcare, schools, courts, victim and social services, law enforcement, and prosecution offices
  • Tribal and non-tribal victim service providers that work with significant numbers of AI/AN victims, both in Indian country and in urban areas

Training topics should include:

  • The unique environmental, cultural, and traditional needs of AI/AN sexual assault victims
  • Advocacy services for AI/AN victims of sexual assault
  • Effective systemic responses to sexual assault, such as criminal justice, civil justice, and healthcare

Eligible applicants include:

  • National, tribal, statewide, and other nonprofit organizations with the capacity to provide nationwide TTA
  • Institutions of higher education, including tribal colleges and universities with the capacity to provide nationwide tribal TTA
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000
Award floor: $250,000
Project period: 2 years
Estimated number of awards: 2
Estimated total program funding: $500,000

Application process

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

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Criminal justice system · Cultural competency · Health workforce education and training · Human services · Women

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