Applications due: by May 27, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET
This program is authorized by 34 U.S.C. 12291(b)(11). OVW Training and Technical Assistance Initiative (CFDA 16.526). The primary purpose of the OVW Training and Technical Assistance Initiative (TA Initiative) is to provide direct training and technical assistance to existing and potential OVW recipients and subrecipients to enhance their efforts to successfully implement projects supported by OVW grant funds. OVW’s TA Initiative is designed to strengthen and build the capacity of civil and criminal justice system professionals and victim service providers across the nation to respond effectively to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking and foster partnerships among organizations that have not traditionally worked together to address these crimes.
- 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 domestic violence and vulnerable populations. You can access the briefs here.
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Funding Title: OVW Fiscal Year 2021 Training and Technical Assistance Initiative Solicitation
Agency Name: DOJ – Office on Violence Against Women
Funding Opportunity Number: O-OVW-2021-74002
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Express Language for Legal Aid: Yes
Target Population: Victims of Crime
Expected Number of Awards: 70
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No
Estimated Total Program Funding: $36,000,000
Award Ceiling: $2,000,000
Award Floor: $150,000
Current Closing Date for Applications: by May 27, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Eligible Applicants: Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), State governments, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, 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), Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Private institutions of higher education, County governments, City or township governments
For more information
Link to Full Announcement: Link to Grants.gov listing and full solicitation
Categories: Department of Justice, Education Organizations, Express Language for Legal Aid, Government Organizations, Human Trafficking, Migrants/Immigrants, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Small Businesses, Subgrant Possibilities, Victims of Crime