Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC)
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Grants to Georgia nonprofit organizations to support victims of domestic violence during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations before submitting an application. Funding is intended to prevent family, domestic, and dating violence, and provide immediate shelter, supportive services, and access to community-based programs for victims. Projects should address one of the following three priority areas: (1) community-based organizations that provide services to victims of domestic violence, (2) domestic violence organizations with shelter capacity that provide residential and non-residential, supportive services, and (3) culturally-specific organizations that provide services to domestic violence victims.
The purpose of the FVPSA CARES Act Grant Program is to: 1) provide access to supportive services for victims of family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence and their dependents; and 2) provide specialized services for children exposed to family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence, underserved populations, and victims who are members of racial and ethnic minority populations. CJCC asks that applicants fully describe how their program will provide these intervention services along with the awareness and education activities.
In the distribution of FVPSA grant funds, not less than 70 percent of the funds distributed are used for the primary purpose of providing immediate shelter and supportive services to adult and youth victims of family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence, and their dependents; not less than 25 percent of the funds will be used for the purpose of providing supportive services and prevention services.
Prevent – Activities that assist domestic violence survivors by providing supportive services, shelter options, and supplies which will reduce the exposure and risk of COVID-19.
Prepare – Activities that include assessing needs of survivors during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Activities that provide training, information, and assistance necessary to ensure the continuity domestic violence services. Assessing the capacity of local domestic violence programs and Tribes emergency operation plans and plans to address the needs of survivors and reduce the exposure and risk of COVID-19. Please note that the provision of remote services would be an allowable activity.
Respond – Activities and technical assistance for ensuring the continuity of domestic violence services during the COVID-19 public health crisis which includes responding to issues including adapting to fluctuating needs and circumstances. Please note that the provision of remote services would be an allowable activity.
Further details on Allowable Activities can be found on Page 12 of the RFP. See Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 190641
Applicants are applying for one-time funding in fiscal year 2020.
The grant award period covers March 27, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Domestic Violence Supervisor
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