Agency: Justice Dept. (Office of Violence against Women, OVW); Program: Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Assistance Program (Rural Program) (CFDA Number: 16.589, Funding Opportunity Number: OVW-2016-9104); Eligibility: Governments, 501(c)(3) nonprofits and private colleges and universities (priority given to programs that provide both long- and short-term assistance to adult and minor victims of sexual assault); Funding: $33 million for 40 awards (no match required); Deadline: Feb. 1.
Summary: Projects should address crimes against adults and youth. These funds address and prevent domestic and dating violence, sexual assault and stalking crimes against children, youth and adults. OVW wants to see community collaboration. Partners should include victim advocates, law enforcement officers, pre-trial service personnel, prosecutors, judges and juvenile justice personnel and faith- and community-based leaders.