DOJ – Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Program (2018)

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

Contact Information: For assistance with the requirements of this solicitation, contact Christopher Alston at 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

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