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Grants to Prevent and Respond to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Against Children and Youth Program

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

For programmatic or technical questions:
202.514.0390
ovw.consolyouth@usdoj.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
888.514.8556
ovw.gfmd@usdoj.gov

Purpose

This program (Short Title: CY Program) provides grants to support comprehensive, community-based efforts to develop or expand prevention, intervention, treatment, and response strategies to address the needs of children and youth impacted by domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

Applicants should select only one purpose area for their projects.

  • Services and Training to Address Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and/or Stalking (within ages 0-10)
  • Creating Safer Communities for Youth: Prevention, Intervention, Treatment, and Response Services for Youth Impacted by Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and/or Stalking (within ages 11-24)
  • Providing School-Based Services: Prevention, Intervention, and Response to Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and/or Stalking (within ages 5-19)

Priority areas include:

  • Increase efforts to combat stalking
  • Address the specific challenges that rural communities face in responding to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking
  • Empower victims to become survivors by growing them past their vulnerabilities to a place of self-sufficiency
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Tribes
  • Units or agencies of local government
  • Nonprofit, nongovernmental entities, and Tribal organizations with:
    • Demonstrated primary purpose of developing or providing programming or services for children or youth
    • Demonstrated primary purpose of providing direct victim services for children or youth who are victims of and/or exposed to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking
    • Demonstrated primary purpose of serving adult victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, but has a designated program that provides direct services to children or youth who are victims of and/or exposed to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000 for the entire project period
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 11
Estimated total program funding: $4,800,000

Application process

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

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to ovw.consolyouth@usdoj.gov by March 11, 2020.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Children and youth · Schools · Self-sufficiency



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