Family Violence Prevention and Services – Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Questioning Institute on Intimate Partner Violence

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Opportunity ID:331424
Opportunity Number:HHS-2021-ACF-ACYF-EV-1966
Opportunity Title:Family Violence Prevention and Services – Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Questioning Institute on Intimate Partner Violence
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Income Security and Social Services
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):93.592
Eligible Applicants:State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Independent school districts
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:Eligible applicants must provide documentation demonstrating experience working directly with LGBTQ victims of domestic/intimate partner and dating violence, and their children. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their experience in providing training and technical assistance to state domestic violence coalitions, local domestic violence programs, community-based organizations, and tribal programs to which assistance, outreach, information, and technical support will be provided under this grant program. Applicants must have advisory board representatives who are from domestic violence service programs that are geographically and culturally diverse and must demonstrate strong support of domestic violence services programs nationally. Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. 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.
Agency Code:HHS-ACF-FYSB
Agency Name:Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Children & Families – ACYF/FYSB
Posted Date:Feb 10, 2021
Last Updated Date:Feb 10, 2021
Estimated Synopsis Post Date:May 06, 2021
Fiscal Year:2021
Award Ceiling:$600,000
Award Floor:$400,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:$600,000
Expected Number of Awards:1
Description:The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), Family Violence Prevention and Services (FVPSA) Program seeks to award one cooperative agreement under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants program to support a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Institute on Intimate Partner Violence (Institute) to expand and enhance the capacity of both domestic violence and LGBTQ-specific organizations to more effectively identify and respond to the unique needs of LGBTQ intimate partner violence victims. The Institute grant recipient will inform the development of LGBTQ-specific domestic/intimate partner violence and dating violence prevention and intervention strategies, including screening and ongoing assessment that can be replicated in local victim services programs. The Institute will develop technical assistance, training, and resources, including emerging, promising, and best practices and guidelines, and information on evidence-informed, trauma-informed, and culturally-relevant programming to support LGBTQ individuals, families, and communities impacted by domestic violence. The Institute will provide an array of training, expertise, problem-solving strategies, and other forms of technical assistance to federal, state, and local governments, tribes, tribal organizations, domestic violence service providers, community-based organizations, LGBTQ service providers, and other professionals and interested parties related to domestic/intimate partner and dating violence intervention and prevention services. The Institute will assess the needs of culturally-specific LGBTQ sub-populations and provide innovative, evidence-informed, and culturally-relevant approaches to serving these communities and it will expand partnerships and collaborations between domestic violence providers, LGBTQ-specific organizations, social service agencies, and public health organizations. The Institute is part of a network of National, Special Issue, Culturally Specific, and Capacity Building Resource Centers providing leadership, training, technical assistance, resources, and support to programs and systems serving victims of domestic violence and their children.
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