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Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program - United States

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 17, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on April 6, 2021
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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) invites applications for its Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program.

Purpose Areas
a) Develop and enhance effective governmental strategies to curtail violent crimes against women and increase the safety of Indian women consistent with tribal law and custom.
b) Increase tribal capacity to respond to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking crimes against Indian women.
c) Strengthen tribal justice interventions including tribal law enforcement, prosecution, courts, probation, and correctional facilities.
d) Enhance services to Indian women victimized by domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking.
e) Work in cooperation with the community to develop education and prevention strategies directed toward issues of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking.
f) Provide programs for supervised visitation and safe visitation exchange of children in situations involving domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking committed by one parent against the other with appropriate security measures, policies, and procedures to protect the safety of victims and their children.
g) Provide transitional housing for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, or stalking, including rental or utilities payment assistance and assistance with related expenses such as security deposits and other costs incidental to relocation to transitional housing, and support services to enable a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, or stalking to locate and secure permanent housing and integrate into a community.
h) Provide legal assistance necessary to provide effective aid to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking who are seeking relief in legal matters arising as a consequence of that abuse or violence, at minimal or no cost to the victims.
i) Provide services to address the needs of youth (ages 11 – 24 years old) who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, or stalking and the needs of youth and children exposed to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, including support for the non-abusing parent or caretaker of the youth or child.
j) Develop and promote legislation and policies that enhance best practices for responding to violent crimes against Indian women, including the crimes of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking.
k) Develop, strengthen, and implement policies, protocols, and training for law enforcement regarding cases of missing or murdered Indians as described in 25 U.S.C. § 5704.
l) Compile and annually report data to the Attorney General related to missing or murdered Indians, as described in 25 U.S.C. § 5705.

Utilize This Offer

This program was authorized to assist tribal governments and authorized designees of tribal governments to respond to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking in their communities.

Eligible applicants are limited to:
1. Indian tribal governments,
2. Authorized designees of Indian tribal governments, and
3. Tribal consortiums in the United States or U.S. territories.

Priority areas:
a) Reduce violent crime against women and promote victim safety through investing in law enforcement, increasing prosecution, and promoting effective prevention.
b) Empower victims to become survivors by focusing on long-term safety and sustainable economic independence.
c) Increase resources for courts and tribes to register protection orders in the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and give access to tribes to crime information systems.
d) Increase efforts to combat stalking.

Anticipated maximum dollar amount of awards: USD$900,000.00.

Application deadline: 7 April 2021.

For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=331599

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 17
Mar 17

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Jill Langhus
Mar 19
Mar 19

Thanks, Ana.