OVW FY 2016 Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program

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Funding Opportunity Number: OVW-2016-9148
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
CFDA Number: 16.524
Eligible Applicants 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
Private institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Agency Name: USDOJ-OJP-OVW
Closing Date: Feb 08, 2016
Award Ceiling: $800,000
Expected Number of Awards: 70
Creation Date: Dec 15, 2015
Funding Opportunity Description: The Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) Grant Program is intended to increase the availability of civil and criminal legal assistance needed to effectively aid adult and youth victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking who are seeking relief in legal matters relating to or arising out of that abuse or violence, at minimum or no cost to the victims. Grant funds may be used to provide direct legal services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in matters relating to or arising out of that abuse or violence. The objective of the LAV Grant Program is to develop innovative, collaborative projects that provide quality representation to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280562

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