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2021 Grants to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking on Campus Program – United States

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 25, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on March 2, 2021
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Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications to provide Grants to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking on Campus Program (Campus Program).

The Grants to Reduce Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking on Campus Program (Campus Program) (CFDA# 16.525) encourages institutions of higher education to develop and strengthen effective security and investigation strategies to combat domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking on campus, develop and strengthen victim services in cases involving such crimes on campus, and develop and strengthen prevention education and awareness programs.

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Applications proposing activities in the following areas will be given special consideration:
1. Reduce violent crime against women and promote victim safety through investing in law enforcement, increasing prosecution, and promoting effective prevention. To qualify for this priority area, applicants must propose at least one of the following activities: incorporate lethality assessments and protocols into their training topics and coordinated response strategies by collaborating with local law enforcement agencies and/or local criminal justice agencies.
2. Create protocols for how the coordinated community response (CCR) team and existing campus behavioral and crisis intervention teams can collaborate to more readily identify repeat offenders and offenders at high risk for committing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
3. Partner with a local prosecutor’s office to develop strategies that will increase the prosecution of campus-related incidents of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
4. Increase efforts to combat stalking. To qualify for this OVW priority area, applicants must ensure that 50% or more of proposed grant activities primarily address stalking. Funding can support prevention programs, response protocols, and specialized training.

Eligible Applicants are limited to Institutions of higher education in the United States and U.S. territories.

Award Ceiling: USD$750,000.

Period of Performance Start Date: 10/1/21 12:00 AM.

Period of Performance Duration (Months): 36.

Closing Date for Applications: Mar 02, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 25
Jan 25

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Susu Mohamed
Jan 25
Jan 25

Dear Ana,
Thank you for supporting us always. And forwarding important opportunity I appreciate.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 27
Jan 27

Stay tuned.

Jill Langhus
Jan 27
Jan 27

This is a great initiative. Thanks for sharing, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 27
Jan 27