Grant Announcement: OVW Fiscal Year 2021 Grants to Prevent and Respond to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Against Children and Youth Program
The U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women has issued a funding announcement for grant applications that are targeted to one of three identified purpose areas: 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); and Providing School-Based Services: Prevention, Intervention, and Response to Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking (within ages 5-19). Applicants must identify a target area for funding in their application.
Special consideration will be given to applications with proposed activities that include reduction of violent crime against women and promotion of victim safety through investing in law enforcement, increasing prosecution, and promoting effective prevention; empowerment of victims to become survivors by focusing on long-term safety and sustainable economic independence; and increases in efforts to combat stalking. Up to 11 grant applications will be funded. Applications are due no later than March 23, 2021.
(See also Resources on "intimate partner violence" in the Resource Library)