Applications Due: June 27, 2018 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
The Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Program (Tribal Coalitions Program) supports the development and operation of nonprofit, nongovernmental tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions. The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013) changed the program from a discretionary program to a mixed formula and discretionary program, with each recognized coalition receiving an equal amount of available funds and organizations that propose to incorporate and operate new tribal coalitions eligible to apply for discretionary funding.
Funding Title: OVW FY 2018 Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Program
Agency Name: Office on Violence Against Women
Funding Opportunity Number: OVW-2018-14565
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Express Language for Legal Aid: Yes, however civil legal services beyond assisting victims with obtaining protection orders or legal representation beyond what is needed to protect a victim’s safety are considered out-of-scope activities
Target Population: Native American victims of domestic violence and dating violence
Expected Number of Awards: 18
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No
Award Ceiling: $392,000
Award Floor: $0
Current Closing Date for Applications: June 27, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time
Length of Project Period: 36 months
Project Start Date: 10/1/2018
Current Closing Date for Applications: June 27, 2018, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time
Eligible Applicants: Eligible entities for this program in FY 2018 are tribal coalitions that have been recognized by OVW as meeting the statutory definition of a “tribal coalition” and providing services to Indian Tribes
Link to Full Announcement: Here
How to Apply: The complete application package is available on GMS or at the OVW website Applicants wishing to request a paper copy of the application materials should contact Christopher Alston at Christopher.Alston@udoj.gov.
Contact Information: For assistance with the requirements of this solicitation, contact Christopher Alston at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, interested parties may call OVW at (202) 307-6026.
Categories: Department of Justice, Domestic Violence, Express Language for Legal Aid, Native American, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Native Americans, Subgrant Possibilities, Victims of Crime