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Training and Services to End Violence against Women with Disabilities Grant – US

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted February 8, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on March 24, 2021
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The Office on Violence against Women (OVW) is seeking applications for the Training and Services to End Violence against Women with Disabilities Grant Program Solicitation 2021.

The goal of the Disability Grant Program (DGP) (CFDA# 16.529) is to create sustainable change within and between organizations that improves the response to individuals with disabilities and Deaf individuals who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and to hold perpetrators of such crimes accountable.

DGP funds are used to establish and strengthen multidisciplinary collaborative relationships; increase organizational capacity to provide accessible, safe, and effective services to individuals with disabilities and Deaf individuals who are victims of violence and abuse; identify needs within the grantee’s organization and/or service area; and develop a plan to address those identified needs that builds a strong foundation for future work.

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In FY 2021, OVW is interested in supporting the following priority areas:
a) Reduce violent crime against women and promote victim safety through investing in law enforcement, increasing prosecution, and promoting effective prevention.
b) Serve sexual assault survivors. To qualify for this priority, applications must propose a sexual assault focus and include a sexual assault service provider as a member of the multidisciplinary collaborative team.

Eligible applicants are limited to U.S. States; units of local government; Indian tribal governments or tribal organizations; and victim service providers, such as state or tribal domestic violence or sexual assault coalitions or nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations serving individuals with disabilities in the United States or U.S. territories.

Anticipated Maximum Dollar Amount of Awards: $500,000.00.

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

Period of Performance Duration (Months): 36.

Closing Date for Applications: March 25, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Feb 08
Feb 08

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Jill Langhus
Feb 10
Feb 10

Thanks, Ana.