OVW Fiscal Year 2021 Training and Technical Assistance Initiative Solicitation


Funding Opportunity ID:332802
Opportunity Number:O-OVW-2021-74002
Opportunity Title:OVW Fiscal Year 2021 Training and Technical Assistance Initiative Solicitation
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Law, Justice and Legal Services
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):16.526
Eligible Applicants:State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
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
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:Eligible entities for the Training and Technical Assistance Initiative are national, tribal, statewide, or other nonprofit organizations. Eligible applicants must have the capacity to provide training and technical assistance (TTA) on a national level. In rare circumstances, OVW may support institutions of higher education; state, local, or tribal governments or governmental agencies (e.g., police departments, prosecutor’s offices, or probation departments); or local non-profit organizations. However, in such circumstances, those entities must describe in detail their demonstrated history of providing TTA, and include justification in the application that they have delivered TTA to a national audience. For more information, see the Eligibility Information section of this solicitation.
Agency Name:Department of Justice
Office on Violence Against Women
Posted Date:Apr 12, 2021
Close Date:May 27, 2021
Last Updated Date:Apr 12, 2021
Award Ceiling:$2,000,000
Award Floor:$150,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:$36,000,000
Expected Number of Awards:70
Description:This program is authorized by34 U.S.C. 12291(b)(11). OVW Training and Technical Assistance Initiative (CFDA 16.526) The primary purpose of the OVW Training and Technical Assistance Initiative (TA Initiative) is to provide direct training and technical assistance to existing and potential OVW recipients and subrecipients to enhance their efforts to successfully implement projects supported by OVW grant funds. OVW’s TA Initiative is designed to strengthen and build the capacity of civil and criminal justice system professionals and victim service providers across the nation to respond effectively to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking and foster partnerships among organizations that have not traditionally worked together to address these crimes. For additional information about this program and related performance measures, including how awards contribute to the achievement of program goals and objectives, see: OVW grant program information: OVW Grants and Programs webpage Program performance measures under the Measuring Effectiveness Initiative: VAWA Measuring Effectiveness Initiative webpage Examples of successful projects in OVW's most recent report to Congress on the effectiveness of VAWA grant programs: 2018 Biennial Report

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