U.S. Department of Justice - Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
02/06/20 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA state, local, tribal, and territorial courts to train and offer technical help to other courts. Funding is intended to enable selected courts that specialize in domestic violence to guide newer courts and help them to enhance their responses to domestic violence cases, promote victim safety, and ensure offender accountability. These established courts serve as national models and share their expertise by hosting site visits, linking courts with peers facing similar challenges, and assisting other domestic violence courts to implement best practices to respond effectively to these difficult cases. New and continuation applicants are eligible to apply.
In FY 2020, funds under the Mentor Court Initiative must be used by recipients for all of the following purposes:
In FY 2020, OVW is interested in addressing the specific challenges that rural communities face in responding to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Applications proposing to address this priority will be given special consideration.
GrantWatch ID#: 187561
Award ceiling: $150,000
The length of the award period is 24 months, with an anticipated start date of October 1, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register for the information session and submit an LOI to: OVW.JFF@usdoj.gov
For assistance and to register, call:
Judy Aldrich, Grant Program Specialist
or send an email to the address above.
Applicant Support Line: (800) 518-4726.
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