Funding to be Available to Prevent Domestic Violence, Crimes Against Children

Justice Dept logoAgency: Office of Violence against Women (DOJ); Program: Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Assistance Program (CFDA Number: 16.589) (Funding Opportunity Number: OVW-2016-9104); Eligibility: State, tribal and local governments, public and private colleges and universities and nonprofits; Funding (Estimate): TBD (in the last competition, $33 million was available for 40 awards); Deadline (Tentative): February, with the solicitation released by the end of the year.

Summary: The grantees will address and prevent domestic and dating violence, sexual assault and stalking crimes against children, youth and adults in rural areas. Community collaborations are a priority with this funding. Community collaborations should include victim advocates, law enforcement officers and court-related partners.

Info: (most recent NOFA) Debbie Bright Phone, 202/307-3353; e-mail,; for questions.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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