The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is seeking applications to provide Grants to Prevent and Respond to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Against Children and Youth Program.
The CY Program supports comprehensive, community-based efforts to develop or expand prevention, intervention, treatment, and response strategies to address the needs of children and youth impacted by domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Funds under this program must be used for one of the following purposes. Applicants may select only one purpose area:
- Services and Training to Address Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking (within ages 0-10).
- Creating Safer Communities for Youth: Prevention, Intervention, Treatment, and Response Services for Youth Impacted by Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking (within ages 11-24).
- Providing School-Based Services: Prevention, Intervention, and Response to Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking (within ages 5-19).
- Anticipated Maximum Dollar Amount of Awards: $500,000.00;
- Anticipated Total Amount to be Awarded Under Solicitation: $4,800,000.00;
- Period of Performance Duration (Months): 36.
OVW is interested in supporting the priority area(s) identified below. Applications proposing activities in the following areas will be given special consideration.
- Reduce violent crime against women and promote victim safety through investing in law enforcement, increasing prosecution, and promoting effective prevention. To qualify for this purpose area, applicants must propose projects that promote pro-child/child-first programs to enhance the safety and well-being of children and youth who are victims of, or exposed to, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Applicants proposing to address this priority area must partner with law enforcement. Additional partners may include prosecutors, school systems, including early childhood education programs, and youth serving community based organizations to coordinate care and intervention services and prevention strategies.
- Empower victims to become survivors by focusing on long-term safety and sustainable economic independence. To qualify for this priority area, applicants must propose project activities that go beyond immediate victim services such as crisis counseling, short/long term counseling, medical or court accompaniment, etc. Examples of ways applicants might address this priority include youth engagement through the development of youth action committees, or developing strong partnerships with workforce development, job training, or educational programs.
- Increase efforts to combat stalking. To qualify for this priority area, applicants must propose projects where at least 50 percent of the training, educational, and outreach activities address stalking or cyberstalking, including the intersection of these crimes with dating violence.
- City or township governments, County governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), 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, Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education;
- Eligible applicants are limited to: nonprofit, nongovernmental entities; tribal organizations; Indian tribal governments; and units of local government or agencies of units of local government in the United States or U.S. territories.
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330981