Department of Justice: Addressing Children and Youth Experiencing Domestic and Sexual Assault

Deadline:  15 February 2018

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is pleased to announce the call for applications for a program entitled “Consolidated Grant Program to Address Children and Youth Experiencing Domestic and Sexual Assault and Engage Men and Boys as Allies Solicitation”.

The Consolidated Youth and Engaging Men Program supports projects that will implement either a Comprehensive Project or an Engaging Men Project focused on comprehensive child- and youth-centered prevention, intervention, and response strategies that maximize community-based efforts and practices to more fully address children, youth, and young adults who are victims of or exposed to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sex trafficking.

The program also supports multi-faceted prevention strategies that involve community organizing, outreach, and public education through the mobilization of men working as allies in the prevention of violence against women and girls.

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $10,000,000
  • Award Ceiling: $750,000

Priority Areas

  • Improve services for and/or the response to victims of sex trafficking and other severe forms of trafficking in persons who have also experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, or stalking.
  • Increase support for survivors of sexual assault, including services, law enforcement response, and prosecution.
  • Meaningfully increase access to OVW programming for specific marginalized and/or underserved populations (based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, etc.).
  • Increase the use of promising, evidence-based, and evidence-building practices, where available.
  • Increase the capacity of girls to be leaders and influencers in combating violence against women and girls.

Eligibility Criteria

  • City or township governments
  • 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
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

How to Apply

Interested applicants can access the application package via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit grants.gov.

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