U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) - Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
04/08/20 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to research and identify methods to prevent abuse and provide assistance to victims. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support research programs that align with the following priorities: reducing violent crime against women and promoting victim safety; empowering victims to become survivors; increasing efforts to combat stalking; and addressing the specific challenges that rural communities face in responding to VAWA crimes.
The purpose of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)'s Research and Evaluation (R&E) Initiative is to research and evaluate approaches to combating domestic/dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. By generating more knowledge about strategies for serving victims and holding offenders accountable, communities that benefit from Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) funding will be better equipped to align their work with practices that are known to be effective, and they will be more capable of generating empirical knowledge on the efficacy of new and promising ways of doing things. R&E is designed to support researcher-practitioner partnerships and a broad range of methods, including qualitative, mixed-method, and quasi-experimental designs.
OVW is interested in funding research and evaluation to contribute to knowledge in the six areas of study listed below.
This year, OVW invites applications addressing one or more of the topics listed below.
GrantWatch ID#: 185244
R&E awards typically are in the range of $300,000 to $450,000.
For topics 1 – 3 (see Topics for Research and Evaluation), applicants can request maximum total project funding of $450,000.
For topic 4 (transitional housing), applicants may design a proposal for up to $1 million.
Anticipated Start Date: November 1, 2020
For topics 1 – 3 (see Topics for Research and Evaluation), applicants can request award periods ranging from 12 months to 36 months.
For topic 4 (transitional housing), applicants may request funding to carry out no more than 36 months of the proposal. An award made under this topic area will supply funding for the first 12, 24, or 36 months of the project only. Funds to carry out the remainder of the project, for a maximum duration of 60 months, will be awarded noncompetitively in future years, provided that sufficient funding is available and there are no performance or financial issues to preclude OVW from issuing supplemental funding.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applicants are encouraged to submit a non-binding Letter of Intent to:
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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
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