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Violence and Abuse in Rural America Funding & Opportunities

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Office on Violence Against Women Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations
Grants to develop and implement outreach strategies targeted at, and provide victim services to, underserved populations of adult and youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2018
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities
Grants to support multidisciplinary collaborative teams that offer services and support to individuals with disabilities and deaf individuals who have been victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2018
Sponsor: Office on Violence Against Women
Mary Byron Project: Celebrating Solutions Awards
Awards to honor programs that demonstrate promise in ending the generational cycle of domestic violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsor: Mary Byron Project
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
Children's Health Grants
Offers funding to support children's behavioral health programs, including those that present solutions to health inequities and address the needs of children holistically.
Geographic coverage: Idaho, Oregon, Utah, and Washington
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Cambia Health 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
Technical Assistance for Tribal Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters Inactive
On-site technical assistance to tribal domestic violence programs and shelters to build tribal capacity to respond to domestic violence, strengthen advocacy, and improve services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and sex trafficking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 17, 2017
Sponsor: National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
Improving Health through Violence Prevention Inactive
Training, technical assistance, and grant funding for state/territory leadership teams to develop an integrated and improved response to intimate partner violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 14, 2017
Sponsor: Futures Without Violence
NIEJI Native Elder Abuse Innovation Award Inactive
Grants to tribal community-based organizations to carry out activities to prevent, identify, and address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in local tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 14, 2017
Sponsor: National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program Inactive
Grants for training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 25, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Indian Health Service Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Inactive
Funding to federally recognized Indian tribes and tribal organizations to provide domestic and sexual violence prevention, advocacy, and coordinated community response, as well as forensic healthcare services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2017
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence Inactive
Funding to support an Alaska Native Tribal Resource Center on Domestic Violence that will focus on the intervention and prevention of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence by offering culturally sensitive statewide information, training, and technical assistance designed to reduce tribal disparities within Alaska Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2017
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Elder Justice Innovation Grants Inactive
Funding to support the development and advancement of new and emerging issues related to elder justice.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 9, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grants to Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction (SDVCJ) Inactive
Grant support and technical assistance to tribes for planning, developing, and implementing changes in tribal criminal justice systems necessary to exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction (SDVCJ). The focus is on new programs providing coordination between tribal criminal justice systems and victim service providers to ensure victim safety and offender accountability.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Apr 19, 2017
Application Deadline: May 3, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Mary Kay Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program Inactive
Awards grants to women's domestic violence shelters.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2017
Sponsor: The Mary Kay Foundation
Services Grant Program for Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (PPW) Inactive
Grants to expand comprehensive treatment, prevention, and recovery support services for women and their children in residential substance use treatment facilities, including services for non-residential family members of both the women and children.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2017
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Minority Youth Violence Prevention II (MYVP II): Integrating Social Determinants of Health and Community Policing Approaches Inactive
Grants to identify innovative approaches to significantly reduce the prevalence and impact of youth violence among racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged at-risk youth. MYVP II will support interventions tailored to at-risk racial and ethnic minority and/or disadvantaged youth (ages 12-18 years) and requires coordinated, multi-discipline approaches that should address public health, education, and public safety concerns; disparities in access to public health services; social determinants of health; and risk and protective factors.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
American Indian/Alaska Native Health Equity Initiative Inactive
Grants to support the development and implementation of evidence-based models and/or promising practices to help address historical and generational trauma existing in AI/AN communities with the goal of increasing resiliency and protective factors within AI/AN youth.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 3, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health
Technical Assistance Outreach Initiative to Strengthen Indian Tribes’ Capacity to Address Violence Against Women Inactive
Grant for a national project to provide culturally specific technical assistance to build the capacity of tribal governments, tribal justice system professionals, and victim services providers to respond effectively to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 8, 2017
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Weyerhaeuser Children's Initiative Inactive
Funding for new programs designed to create and promote stability and resiliency for children who have witnessed domestic violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2017
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation
Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Funding, technical assistance, and training to help American Indian and Alaska Native communities develop, establish, and operate programs designed to improve the investigation, prosecution, and handling of cases of child abuse and neglect, and particularly child sexual abuse cases, in a manner which lessens trauma for child victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Justice
Comprehensive Tribal Victim Assistance Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Offers funding to develop, enhance, or sustain a comprehensive victim assistance program for tribal victims, their families, and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
Sponsors: Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
Tribal Youth Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Offers grants to prevent and reduce juvenile delinquency and strengthen the juvenile justice system for American Indian/Alaska Native youth.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
Sponsors: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Inactive
Offers grants to develop, enhance, and implement effective plans for tribal governments to reduce violent crimes and increase safety for native women. Among other things, funds domestic violence prevention campaigns, direct victim services, and training programs for professionals who work with victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Assistance Program Inactive
Funding for collaborative projects designed to address and prevent sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2017
Sponsor: Office on Violence Against Women
Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program (Tribal SASP) Inactive
Provides funding directly to tribes, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations to create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 2, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 23, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
National Quality Improvement Center for Preventive Services and Interventions in Indian Country Inactive
A 5-year cooperative agreement to establish a national Quality Improvement Center on the prevention and intervention of child abuse and neglect in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2017
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Consolidated Grant Program to Address Children and Youth Experiencing Domestic and Sexual Assault and Engage Men and Boys as Allies Inactive
Funding for comprehensive child- and youth-centered prevention and intervention programs that address domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 26, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Inactive
Grants to support community-based organizations in providing culturally relevant services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 26, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program Inactive
Supports programs that provide assistance to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking who are in need of 6-24 months of transitional housing, short-term housing assistance, and related support services.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 12, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Grant Program Inactive
Funding to create, maintain, and expand sustainable culturally-specific sexual assault services for underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 13, 2017
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2017
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
National Indian Health Outreach and Education II (NIHOE II) Inactive
Funding for a national Indian organization to provide outreach and education for the Behavioral Health programs, including the Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention (SASP) and Domestic Violence Prevention (DVP) programs; and the HIV/AIDS programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2016
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants: Specialized Services for Abused Parents and Their Children Inactive
Funds demonstration projects to expand the capacity of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence service programs to prevent future violence by addressing the needs of children exposed to violence.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 26, 2016
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2016
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families
Grants to Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Migrant Programs for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Programs Inactive
Provides financial support to selected tribes, tribal organizations, and migrant programs for child abuse prevention programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2016
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families
Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Inactive
Funds to enhance the quality and quantity of specialized services, including mental health services, provided by victim service organizations to assist victims of human trafficking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 12, 2016
Sponsor: Office for Victims of Crime
Comprehensive Services for Victims of All Forms of Human Trafficking Inactive
Funds for victim service organizations to support comprehensive services for all victims of human trafficking by increasing the capacity of communities to respond to human trafficking victims through the development of interagency partnerships, professional training, and public awareness activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 2, 2016
Sponsor: Office for Victims of Crime
Youth With Sexual Behavior Problems Program Inactive
Grants to develop and pilot a comprehensive, community-based intervention model that will provide intervention and supervision services for youth with sexual behavior problems, and treatment services for their child victims and families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 4, 2016
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Family Violence Prevention and Services/Domestic Violence Shelter and Supportive Services/Grants to Native American Tribes (Including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations Inactive
Grants to assist tribes in increasing awareness and prevention of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence. Funds can also be used to provide immediate shelter and supportive services for victims of violence and their dependents.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2016
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families
Accountable Health Communities Model Inactive
Grant objective is to test whether screening beneficiaries for health-related social needs and associated referrals to and navigation of community-based services will improve quality and affordability in Medicare and Medicaid.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 8, 2016
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2016
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Evaluating the Effectiveness of State, Local, and Tribal Responses to Violence Committed Against Indian Women Living in Tribal Communities Inactive
Awards funding to conduct evaluations of promising programs or initiatives managed by State, local, or tribal governments that respond effectively to violence against Indian women living in tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2014
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Justice
Native American Elder Justice Initiative (NAEJI) Inactive
Funding to operate a national center that will address the need for more culturally appropriate information and community education materials on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in Indian Country.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): May 6, 2014
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2014
Sponsor: Administration for Community Living

Last Updated: 11/21/2017