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Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV)

Cooperative Agreement to a USA Nonprofit Organization
to Provide Resources to Domestic Violence Service Centers

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Administration for Children and Families (ACF) - Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) - Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB)

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07/05/21 11:59 PM ET Electronic Receipt; or 4:30 PM ET Hard Copy Receipt with Pre-Approval


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Cooperative agreement to a USA or Territories Tribal or other nonprofit organization that focuses primarily on domestic violence to provide a national resource center for domestic violence services. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

The NRCDV shall offer a comprehensive array of technical assistance and training resources to federal, state, and local governmental agencies; domestic violence service providers; community-based organizations; and other professionals and interested parties related to domestic violence service programs and research, including programs and research related to victims and their children who are exposed to violence.

The NRCDV shall maintain a central online clearinghouse and resource library in order to collect, prepare, analyze, and disseminate information and statistics related to:

  1. The incidence, intervention, and prevention of domestic violence and dating violence; and
  2. The provision of shelter, supportive services, and prevention services to adult and youth victims of domestic violence, including services to prevent repeated incidents of violence.

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GrantWatch ID#: 171472

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants:


Estimated Size of Grant:

Award Ceiling: $1,800,000 Per Budget Period
Award Floor: $1,000,000 Per Budget Period
Average Projected Award Amount: $1,500,000 Per Budget Period

Term of Contract:

Anticipated Project Start Date: 09/30/2021

Length of Project Period: 60-month project period with five 12-month budget periods


  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible to receive a grant under 42 USC §10410(b)(1)(A) of FVPSA, an applicant shall be a nonprofit private organization that focuses primarily on issues of domestic violence and that submits documentation demonstrating that it has the following:
1. Experience working on issues of domestic violence, and/or experience providing national technical assistance and resource coordination directly related to the prevention and intervention of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence.
2. An advisory board with representatives who are from domestic violence service programs and are geographically and culturally diverse.
3. Strong national support of domestic violence service programs for the entity's designation as a national resource center. Applicants should include letters of support from domestic violence programs with their applications.
4. The capacity to serve and work in partnership with a diverse network of community-based domestic violence programs, state domestic violence coalitions, government agencies, tribes, tribal programs, policymakers, culturally specific organizations, LGBTQ organizations, and other entities involved in assisting community programs and victims of domestic violence, and their children; and
5. A record of demonstrated achievements and outcomes in delivering national training and technical assistance, enhancing service delivery, and maintaining an online clearinghouse library accessed by service providers.

Faith-based organizations may apply for this award on the same basis as any other organization, as set forth at and, subject to the protections and requirements of this part and 42 U.S.C. 2000bb et seq., the Department will not, in the selection of recipients, discriminate against an organization on the basis of the organization’s religious character, affiliation, or exercise.

Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement.

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Pre-Application Information:

Due Date for Letter of Intent: 06/03/2021

Applicants are strongly encouraged to notify ACF of their intention to submit an application under this announcement. Letter of intent information will be used to determine the number of expert reviewers needed to evaluate applications. The letter of intent is optional. Failure to submit a letter of intent will not impact eligibility to submit an application and will not disqualify an application from competitive review.

The deadline for electronic application submission is 11:59 p.m., ET, on 07/05/2021.

The deadline for receipt of paper applications is 4:30 p.m., ET, on 07/05/2021. Paper applications received from applicants that have not received approval of an exemption from required electronic submission will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement.

The registration process can take up to four weeks to complete. Therefore, registration should be done in sufficient time to ensure it does not impact your ability to meet required application submission deadlines.

All entities applying for funding, including renewal funding, must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and must register with the System for Award Management (SAM).

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submission By Mail or Hand Delivery, with Pre-Approval:

Family and Youth Services Bureau Operations Center c/o F2-Solutions
Attn: Family Violence Prevention and Services Program Funding
1401 Mercantile Lane Suite 410
Largo, MD 20774

Program Office Contact:

Damien Frierson
Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Family and Youth Services Bureau
Family Violence Prevention and Services Program
Mary E. Switzer Building
330 C Street, SW., 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: (202) 205-8657

Office of Grants Management Contact:

Katrina Morgan
Administration for Children and Families
Office of Grants Management
Mary E. Switzer Building
330 C Street, SW.,
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: (202) 401-5127

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