HHS Family Violence Prevention and Services/Grants for Domestic Violence Shelters/Grants to Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations

Description:       This announcement governs the proposed award of formula grants under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) to Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal organizations.  The purpose of these grants is to assist Tribes in efforts to increase public awareness about, and primary and secondary prevention of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence and to provide immediate shelter and supportive services for victims of family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence, and their dependents.  This announcement sets forth the application requirements, the application process, and other administrative and fiscal requirements for grants in Fiscal Year 2014.  Grantees are to be mindful that although the expenditure period for grants is a two-year period, an application is required each year to provide continuity in the provision of services.

Funding Title:    Family Violence Prevention and Services/Grants for Domestic Violence Shelters/Grants to Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations

Agency Name:    Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau

Funding Instrument Type:     Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid:    Yes

Target Population:    Victims, children, youth, and families who have experienced domestic violence, maltreatment, exposure to violence, and trauma

Expected Number of Awards:

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:    No

How to Apply:     All applicants must have a DUNS number (www.dnb.com), be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM, www.sam.gov), and maintain an active SAM registration until the application process is complete, and should a grant be made, throughout the life of the award.

Current Closing Date for Applications:    06/30/2014

Estimated Total Program Funding:    

Award Ceiling:    See http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/files/HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-FVPS-0801_0.pdf

Award Floor:   

Eligible Applicants:

Tribe

Tribe organizations

Nonprofit private organizations

Priority Consideration:   

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds:     Awards issued under this announcement are subject to the uniform  administrative requirements and cost principles of 45 CFR Part 74 (Awards And Sub-awards To Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals, Other Nonprofit Organizations, And Commercial Organizations) or 45 CFR Part 92 (Grants And Cooperative Agreements To State, Local, And Tribal Governments).

Current/Past Funding Recipients:

Samples of Successful Application:

Link to Full Announcement:    http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/files/HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-FVPS-0801_0.pdf

Contact Information:

Program Office Contact

Shena R. Williams, Program Specialist at (202) 205-5932 or e-mail at Shena.Williams@acf.hhs.gov

Grants Management Contact

Deborah Bell, Division of Mandatory Grants at (202) 401-4611 or e-mail at Deborah.Bell@acf.hhs.gov

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Categories: Children, Domestic Violence, Express Language for Legal Aid, HHS, Juvenile, Native American, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Victims of Crime

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