Author Archives

  • DOJ – Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Program (2020)

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    The goal of the SAS Culturally Specific Program is create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services provided by culturally specific organizations, which are uniquely situated to respond to respond to the needs of sexual assault victims within culturally specific populations. Special consideration is given to projects in rural areas. Legal aid is an eligible applicant and to subgrant.

  • DOJ – Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program (2020)

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    The Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program provides funding directly to tribes, tribal consortiums, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations to create, maintain, and expand sexual assault services within Indian country and Alaskan native villages. Legal aid is eligible to subgrant from tribes and/or tribal organizations.

  • DOJ – Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life (2020)

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    The Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program provides or enhances training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older. Legal aid organizations are able to subgrant from eligible applicants.

  • DOJ – Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (2020)

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    CTAS provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization. Legal aid organizations are able to subgrant from eligible applicants, but they are not eligible to be the lead applicant on proposals.

  • DOJ – Housing Assistance for Victims of Human Trafficking (2020)

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    The program supports: (1) transitional housing; (2) short-term housing assistance, including rental or utilities payment assistance and assistance with related expenses. Projects must also include support services (legal aid is eligible) designed to enable victims of human trafficking and any dependents to locate and secure permanent housing and find employment. There is express language for legal aid.

  • DOJ – Rural DV, Sexual Assault, and Stalking (2020)

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    This program seeks to enhance the safety of rural victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking and support projects uniquely designed to address and prevent these crimes in rural areas. This program encourages collaboration to overcome the problems of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking in rural communities. There is express language for legal aid.

  • DOJ – Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence (2020)

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    This program is designed to enhance law enforcement responses, targeted responses to sexual assault, coordinated community responses, enhanced prosecution responses, and improved judicial handling of cases. There is express language for legal services and advocacy (though activities are restricted).

  • DOJ – Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations (2020)

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    This program is designed to support the development and implementation of outreach strategies targeted at adult or youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking in underserved populations and to provide victim services to those victims. Applicants are encouraged to address stalking and propose projects in rural communities.

  • DOJ – Legal Assistance for Victims (2020)

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    Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) is designed to increase the availability of legal assistance to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in matters related to or arising out of violence. The goal of this program is to develop innovative and collaborative projects that provide quality representation to victims.

  • HUD – CDBG for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (2020)

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    The CDBG program works to ensure decent affordable housing, to provide services to the most vulnerable in our communities, and to create jobs through the expansion and retention of businesses. There is express language for legal aid.