Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grant Program/National Domestic Violence Hotline

The summary for the Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grant Program/National Domestic Violence Hotline 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 Administration for Children Families ACYF FYSB, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grant Program/National Domestic Violence Hotline: The national domestic violence hotline (hotline) serves as a critical partner in the intervention, prevention and resource assistance efforts of the network of family violence, domestic violence and dating violence service providers. It provides assistance in the following areas: (1) crisis intervention and counseling by helping the caller identify problems and possible solutions, including making plans for safety in an emergency; (2) education and information about resources on domestic violence and dating violence, children exposed to domestic violence, sexual assault, intervention programs for batterers, working through the criminal and civil justice systems; and (3) nationwide referrals to domestic violence shelters and programs, social service agencies, programs addressing the needs of children exposed to domestic violence, legal assistance agencies, economic self-sufficiency programs, and other related services.
The entity chosen as the hotline grant recipient must be able to: (1) operate a 24-hour, national, toll-free telephone hotline to provide information and assistance to adult and youth victims of family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence, family and household members of such victims, and persons affected by the victimization; (2) provide assistance and referrals for youth victims of domestic violence and for victims of dating violence who are minors, which may be carried out through a national teen dating violence hotline; (3) provide digital services including chatting and texting as needed to fill the needs of certain users; (4) commit to diversity and ensure the provision of services to underserved populations, including to ethnic, racial, and non-English speaking minorities, in addition to older individuals and individuals with disabilities including those with hearing impairments; (5) provide services that include crisis intervention, safety planning, counseling, information and referral (including direct connection to service providers); (6) utilize skilled and knowledgeable staff and show a commitment to diversity; and (7) demonstrate that it has a record of high quality service to victims of family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence, including a demonstration of support from advocacy groups and State Domestic Violence Coalitions.
The Secretary shall give priority to applicants with experience in operating a hotline that provides assistance to adult and youth victims of family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence.
Federal Grant Title: Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grant Program/National Domestic Violence Hotline
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children Families ACYF FYSB
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2015-ACF-ACYF-EV-0975
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.592
CFDA Descriptions: Family Violence Prevention and Services/Discretionary
Current Application Deadline: May 11, 2015 Electronically submitted application
Original Application Deadline: May 11, 2015 Electronically submitted application
Posted Date: Mar 11, 2015
Creation Date: Mar 11, 2015
Archive Date: Jun 10, 2015
Total Program Funding: $4,100,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $4,100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $4,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Private institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Small businesses
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility
Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Faith-based organizations are encouraged to review the ACF Policy on Grants to Faith-Based Organizations at: http: //www.acf.hhs.gov/acf-policy-on-grants-to-faith-based-organizations. Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2015-ACF-ACYF-EV-0975
Grant Announcement Contact
ACF Applications Help Desk app_support@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Applications Help Desk

Administration for Children & Families - ACYF/FYSB 202-690-7110
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