Agency Preparing $13.5M in Grants to Help Domestic Violence Victims

The Administration for Children & Families (HHS) is preparing a $13.5 million solicitation for its FY 2015 Family Violence Prevention and Services/Grants for Domestic Violence Shelters/Grants to Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations (CFDA Numbers: 93.592, 93.671).

Each year, ACF’s Family & Youth Services Bureau funds a range of discretionary programs (to improve domestic violence service, including enhancing available supports and resources for victims and their children and supporting research and data collection on the incidence of domestic violence. Anticipate a NOFA for this program in November with a January deadline.

The upcoming solicitation (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2015-ACF-ACYF-EV-0974) will assist tribes in efforts to increase public awareness about family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence and to provide shelter and supportive services for victims of family violence. Tribes may apply for the funding.

Contact: Shena Williams, 202/205-5932;

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