U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) - Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
02/12/20 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA tribes and tribal organizations for crime prevention programs and assistance for girls and women. Applicants must complete required registrations at least several weeks prior to the application due date. Funding is intended to support programs and services to create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services provided by Tribes, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations within Indian country and Alaska Native villages.
The Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program provides funding directly to tribes, tribal consortiums, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations.
Mandatory Program Requirements:
Applicants that receive funding under this program will be required to engage in the following activities:
1. OVW-sponsored training and technical assistance (TA).
2. An OVW-sponsored assessment or program evaluation should one be conducted.
3. Provision of direct victim services to survivors of sexual assault. Applications must address both of the following requirements:
a. Provision of core sexual assault victim services including at minimum: crisis intervention; advocacy and accompaniment; information and referral; counseling; support groups; and support for those collaterally affected by the victimization, including the victim’s non-offending family or household members.
b. Provision of services for a broad range of survivors of sexual assault perpetrated by persons other than an intimate partner (e.g., victims of sex trafficking who have also experienced sexual assault, adults abused as children, male survivors, child and youth survivors, and adults sexually assaulted by a person other than an intimate partner, such as a stranger, neighbor, family member, or coworker).
GrantWatch ID#: 150586
This program typically makes awards in the range of $300,000 - $325,000. Awards under this program for FY 2020 will be made for up to $375,000
The grant award period is 36 months. At the end of the 36-month award period, grantees may be eligible to receive 24 months of additional noncompetitive funding to continue their projects.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applications for this program will be submitted through Grants.gov. For technical assistance with Grants.gov, contact Grants.gov Applicant Support at (800)518-4726.
Grant Program Specialist
Eligible Service Area: Eligibility is limited to Indian tribes, tribal consortiums, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations with programs and activities within Indian country and Alaska Native villages.
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