Description: This announcement governs the proposed award of mandatory grants under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) to States (including Territories and Insular Areas). The purpose of these grants is to assist States in establishing, maintaining, and expanding programs and projects to: prevent family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence; provide immediate shelter, supportive services, and access to community-based programs for victims of family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence, and their dependents, and; provide specialized services for children exposed to family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence, underserved populations, and victims who are members of racial and ethnic minority populations.
Funding Title: Family Violence Prevention and Services Grants to States for Domestic Violence Shelters and Supportive Services & Family Violence Prevention and Services/Grants to State Domestic Violence Coalitions
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: No
Target Population: Children, youth and families who have received maltreatment, exposure to violence, and/or trauma
Expected Number of Awards: 31
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Grantees are required to meet the matching requirement in section 10406(c)(4)
How to Apply: The State’s application must be submitted by the chief executive officer of the State
Current Closing Date for Applications: 03/14/2014
Award Floor: $600,000
Eligible Applicants: States
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).
Link to Full Announcement: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/files/HHS-2013-ACF-ACYF-FVPS-0564_1.pdf
Contact Information: Edna James (202)-205-7750 Edna.James@acf.hhs.gov