DOJ – Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program Solicitation (2021)

Applications due: by March 18, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET

This program is authorized by 34 U.S.C. § 12421. The Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program (Abuse in Later Life Program) (CFDA # 16.528) supports a comprehensive approach to addressing abuse in later life, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, neglect, and exploitation committed against victims who are 50 years of age or older (hereinafter “older victims”) .

Helpful resources

  • NLADA recently presented at the MIE Fundraising Conference on how civil legal aid serves victims of crime. Access the PowerPoint here.
  • The Justice in Government Project at American University has curated research briefs on how civil legal aid helps survivors of elder abuse. You can access the brief here.
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 Grant information

Funding Title: OVW Fiscal Year 2021 Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program Solicitation

Agency Name: DOJ – Office on Violence Against Women

Funding Opportunity Number: O-OVW-2021-40007

Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement

Express Language for Legal Aid: Yes, funding is specifically identified for organizations serving the legal needs of victims of crime that are designed primarily for and are targeted to a specific underserved population.

Target Population: Victims of Crime

Expected Number of Awards: 9

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:  No

Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,400,000

Award Ceiling: $400,000

Award Floor: $300,000

Current Closing Date for Applications: by March 18, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Eligible Applicants: City or township governments, Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification), County governments, Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), State governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

For more information

Link to Full Announcement: Link to Grants.gov listing and full solicitation



Categories: Department of Justice, Domestic Violence, Elderly, Government Organizations, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Subgrant Possibilities, Victims of Crime

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