U.S. Department of Justice - Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
01/22/20 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, courts, legal services, and victim service providers to enhance services available to those affected by domestic violence and gender-based assault. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.
Applicants may propose either a standard project or a comprehensive project.
Standard Project: Applicants must propose activities either under purpose area 1 (supervised visitation) or 5 (courts). If an applicant is proposing to provide supervised visitation/safe exchange services (purpose area 1), the applicant must also propose activities under at least one additional purpose area. The courts purpose area (purpose area 5) can be addressed in combination with another purpose area or on its own under any one or more of purpose area 5 multiple sub-categories. However, applications that address pro se victim assistance programs (purpose area 5(b)) or propose education and outreach programs (purpose area 5(e)) must be proposed in combination with other purpose area 5 subcategories or (an) other purpose area(s)).
Comprehensive Project: Applicants must propose activities under purpose areas 1 (supervised visitation), 5 (courts), and 6 (civil legal services). Applicants may include additional purpose areas in a comprehensive project application but are required to include purpose areas 1,5, and 6.
OVW Purpose Areas:
OVW Priority Areas:
GrantWatch ID#: 178273
OVW estimates that it will make up to 15 standard awards and 3-7 comprehensive awards.
This program typically makes awards in the range of $550,000 for standard projects and $650,000 for comprehensive projects.
The grant award period is 36 months. OVW anticipates that the award period will start on October 1, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Julie Aldrich, Grant Program Specialist
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