OVW FY 2013 National Tribal Protection Order Registry Initiative

The summary for the OVW FY 2013 National Tribal Protection Order Registry Initiative grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Office of Violence Against Women, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
OVW FY 2013 National Tribal Protection Order Registry Initiative: Title IX of the Violence Against Women Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005) includes a number of programs and initiatives that are specific to the unique needs of tribal governments. Section 905 of the Act authorizes the creation of a national tribal protection order registry that would contain "civil and criminal order of protection issued by Indian tribes and participating jurisdictions. " The statute also directs the Attorney General of the United States to "contract with any interested Indian tribe, tribal organization, or tribal nonprofit organization to develop and maintain" the registry. The goal of Section 905 is to provide Indian tribal governments with the ability to have timely access to accurate data related to individuals who are the subject of a criminal or civil protection order issued by tribal courts. The registry will also provide participating tribes with the opportunity to share information about alleged domestic violence offenders with other tribal jurisdictions nationwide. Tribes also need the ability to share information with non-tribal law enforcement agencies in order to help protect Indian women from violence. The goal of this initiative is to develop and implement a tribal protection order registry specified in Title IX of VAWA 2005 containing civil and criminal orders of protection issued by Indian tribes and participating jurisdictions, as well as to assist tribes with accessing the national criminal information databases.
Federal Grant Title: OVW FY 2013 National Tribal Protection Order Registry Initiative
Federal Agency Name: Office of Violence Against Women
Grant Categories: Law Justice and Legal Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: OVW-2013-3390
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 16.019
CFDA Descriptions: Tribal Registry
Current Application Deadline: Dec 18, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Dec 18, 2012
Posted Date: October 2nd, 2012
Creation Date: Oct 02, 2012
Archive Date: Jan 17, 2013
Total Program Funding: $2,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Grant Announcement Contact
Neelam J. Patel 202-353-4338

Neelam.J.Patel@usdoj.gov [Neelam.J.Patel@usdoj.gov]
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