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National Tribal Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault

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: 16.027
Sponsors
Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Deadlines
Jun 3, 2021
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
202.598.3518
ovw.tribalaffairs@usdoj.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
888.514.8556
OVW.GFMD@usdoj.gov

Purpose

The Office on Violence Against Women offers funding to establish a 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 may be used to:

  • Create and maintain a website
  • Provide training and technical assistance (TTA), including web-based, on-site, regional, or national TTA to a variety of organizations and service providers that work with significant numbers of AI/AN populations, both in Indian country and in urban areas
  • Address the unique cultural and traditional need of AI/AN sexual assault victims
  • Develop and strengthen training to improve SANE programs and other tribal medical responses, criminal justice responses, sexual assault advocacy, and systemic responses, such as CCR and SART

Priority is given to projects that meaningfully address the needs of underserved and marginalized survivors, improve access to justice, enhance survivor safety, hold offenders accountable, and build a coordinated community response to violence against women.

Additional priority will be given to applicants who propose innovative ways of reaching a national audience of entities addressing the sexual assault of AI/AN women, including tribal governments, tribal victim service providers, and tribal and non-tribal organizations within urban areas.

Eligibility

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
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,000,000
Award floor: $500,000
Project period: 2 years
Estimated number of awards: 1
Estimated total program funding: $1,000,000

Application process

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

Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in grants.gov by June 3, 2021.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by June 10, 2021.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · American Indian or Alaska Native · Criminal justice system · Culture and cultural competency · Health workforce education and training · Human services · Women



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