OVW FY 2017 Justice for Families Program

The summary for the OVW FY 2017 Justice for Families Program 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 on Violence Against Women, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
OVW FY 2017 Justice for Families Program: The Grants to Support Families in the Justice System program (referred to as the Justice for Families Program) was authorized in the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) of 2013 to improve the response of all aspects of the civil and criminal justice system to families with a history of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, or in cases involving allegations of child sexual abuse. The program supports the following activities for improving the capacity of communities and courts to respond to families affected by the four crimes: court-based and court-related programs; supervised visitation and safe exchange by and between parents; training and technical assistance for people who work with families in the court system; civil legal services; provision of resources in juvenile court matters; and development or promotion of legislation, model codes, policies, and best practices.
Federal Grant Title: OVW FY 2017 Justice for Families Program
Federal Agency Name: Office on Violence Against Women (USDOJ-OJP-OVW)
Grant Categories: Law Justice and Legal Services Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: OVW-2017-11923
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 16.021
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: January 12th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: January 12th, 2017
Posted Date: December 1st, 2016
Creation Date: December 1st, 2016
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $11,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $700,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $550,000
Expected Number of Awards: 21
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: December 2nd, 2016
Category Explanation
The Justice for Families Program supports projects to improve the response of all aspects of the civil and criminal justice system to families with a history of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, or in cases involving allegations of child sexual abuse.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
States, units of local government, courts (including juvenile courts), Indian tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, legal services providers, and victim service providers
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Full Solicitation
Grant Announcement Contact
Julie Aldrich
Grant Program Specialist
202-307-6026
OVW.JFF@USDOJ.GOV

OVW.JFF@USDOJ.GOV
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