DOJ Funding to Reduce Sexual Assaults

Justice Dept logoAgency: Office of Violence against Women (DOJ); Program: Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program (CFDA Number: 16.024) (Funding Opportunity Number: OVW-2017-11802); Eligibility: Tribal governments and tribal organizations; Funding: $3 million for 10 awards (no match required); Deadline: Feb. 23.

Summary: The grantees will create, maintain and expand sustainable sexual assault services on tribal lands.

Sexual assault victim assistance includes: 24-hour hotlines providing crisis intervention services and referral;  accompaniment and advocacy through medical, criminal justice and social support systems;  crisis intervention, short-term individual and group support services and comprehensive service coordination and supervision to assist sexual assault victims and family or household members;  information and referral to assist the sexual assault victim and family or household members;  community-based, culturally specific services and support mechanisms.

The funding also support the development and distribution of materials on issues related to the services.

Info: https://goo.gl/6T8mjb (NOFA); for questions about the opportunity, OVW email OVW.Tribal.SASP@usdoj.gov;  or (202) 307-6026.

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