FY 2015 Supporting Male Survivors of Violence – This solicitation seeks to improve responses to male survivors of violence, particularly boys and young men of color, and their families, and to dedicate technical assistance to support these efforts. The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), in consultation with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), will fund as many as 8-12 demonstration projects that put in place evidence-based models and practices to provide trauma-informed, comprehensive services for male survivors of violence, particularly boys and young men of color, and their families and supporting policies.
OVC will also fund up to 2 organizations to provide either comprehensive information, training, and technical assistance to support the demonstrations sites, including subject matter expertise, training on identified topics, and peer-to-peer learning exchanges, or to assist the demonstration sites with outreach efforts aimed at educating stakeholders and the broader community on the adverse effects of trauma and violence as well as the importance for community and system-based services to communicate and develop consistent policies, procedures and messaging to enhance efforts to reach and identify victims and survivors
Eligible Applicants: Demonstration Applicants: Include Federally-recognized tribes, tribal nonprofit organizations, and tribal colleges; Technical Assistance Applicants: Tribal nonprofit organizations and tribal colleges.
All applications must be submitted through http://www.grants.gov by no later than 11:59pm, EST on June 17, 2015.