U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) - Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
02/06/20 11:59 PM Eastern Time (E.T.)
Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and eligible service providers to mitigate crimes against older women. Applicants are advised that required pre-application registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support programs and services to end abuse and violence perpetrated against victims 50 years of age or older.
Mandatory Purpose Areas
Pursuant to 34 U.S.C. § 12421(b)(2)(A), funds under this program must be used for the following purposes:
Applicants must engage in activities outlined in each of the four mandatory purpose areas; however, pursuant to 34 U.S.C. § 12421(b)(2)(C), applicants may request that OVW waive one or more of the mandatory purpose area activities.
Permissible Purpose Areas
Pursuant to 34 U.S.C. § 12421(b)(2)(B), Abuse in Later Life Program funds also may be used for the following purposes:
OVW Priority Areas
In FY 2020, OVW is interested in supporting the priority area(s) identified below. Applications proposing activities in the following areas will be given special consideration:
Recipients will received specialized training and technical assistance in the following two priority areas:
Types of Applications
In FY 2020, OVW will accept applications for this program from the following:
For Mandatory Program Requirements please see page 9 of the Guidelines in Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 151755
Expected Number of Awards: 9
Funding levels under this program for FY 2020 are:
- New applicant awards will be made for up to $400,000 for the entire 36 months.
- Continuation applicant awards will be made for up to $300,000 for the entire 24 months.
OVW has the discretion to make awards for greater or lesser amounts than requested and to negotiate the scope of work and budget with applicants prior to making an award.
- New applicants: The award period is 36 months. Budgets must reflect 36 months of project activity, and the total “estimated funding” on the SF-424 must reflect 36 months. OVW anticipates that the award period will start on October 1, 2020.
- Continuation applicants: The award period is 24 months. Budgets must reflect 24 months of project activity, and the total “estimated funding” on the SF-424 must reflect 24 months. OVW anticipates that the award period will start on October 1, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit Letter of Intent to OVW.Elder@usdoj.gov
Janice A. Green
Senior Program Specialist
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