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Funding by Topic: Abuse and violence

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program
Grants to train school personnel and educate students to prevent student violence, develop and operate anonymous reporting systems concerning threats of school violence, and develop and operate school threat assessment and crisis intervention teams.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 23, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
STOP School Violence Threat Assessment and Technology Reporting Program
Grants for the development and operation of school threat assessment and crisis intervention teams and the development of technology for local or regional anonymous reporting systems. Technology may be in the form of an app, hotline, or website, and the proposed technology solutions may be those that could be used during an incident to assist in securing the safety of those involved, including sharing information with first responders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 23, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Advanced Nursing Education - Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (ANE-SANE) Program
Grants to increase the number of registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, and forensic nurses trained and certified as sexual assault nurse examiners, with a preference for projects that will substantially benefit rural or underserved populations or help meet public health nursing needs in state or local health departments. The program goal is to train providers to conduct sexual assault forensic examinations, which provide for better physical and mental healthcare for survivors, better evidence collection, and higher prosecution rates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Baptist Healing Trust Grants
Offers funding to nonprofit organizations providing healthcare services to vulnerable populations or advocating for quality healthcare for vulnerable populations in Middle Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: 40 counties in Tennessee
Letter of Intent (Required): Sep 7, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 3, 2018
Sponsor: Baptist Healing Trust
Duke Endowment Child Care Grants
Funding to expand opportunities for vulnerable children in North Carolina and South Carolina, including out of home care and evidenced-based programs focused on prevention and early intervention for at-risk children.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2018
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
BNSF Railway Foundation Grants
Offers grants to organizations that operate near a BNSF railway line. Among others, priority areas include health and human service organizations, programs that address chemical dependency treatment and prevention, spouse and child abuse, women's and children's aid, transitional shelters, hospitals, medical programs, and youth development programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Foundation
Elder Maltreatment Survey: Data Collection Assistance
Technical assistance to American Indian tribes, Alaskan villages, and Hawaiian homesteads in the collection of local data on elder abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Ford Family Foundation Grants
Offers grants to small, rural communities for community development; technical assistance; critical needs; and programs that offer increased access to health or dental services, youth development, or child abuse prevention.
Geographic coverage: Oregon and Siskiyou County, California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Ford Family Foundation
HMSA Foundation Grants
Provides funding to projects in Hawaii that focus on access to healthcare, health promotion and disease prevention, healthcare quality, and general social welfare.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: HMSA Foundation
Online Sexual Violence Training for Community Health Workers/ Promotoras
A 4-hour online course that provides an introduction to basic knowledge and skills useful in assisting and responding to victims of sexual violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arizona Rural Women's Health Network