Family Violence Prevention and Services/Domestic Violence Shelter and Supportive Services/Grants to Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations

Family Violence Prevention and Services/Domestic Violence Shelter and Supportive Services/Grants to Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations – Funding under this announcement will assist tribes in safeguarding the lives of victims of domestic and dating violence also referred to as intimate partner violence. In fiscal year (FY) 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies, including the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), consulted with tribal governments on all of the grant programs administered by ACF. FVPSA-related issues, such as grant award dates, extending project periods, and variations in award amounts, were addressed during each of the consultations. During fiscal year (FY) 2015, ACF awarded FVPSA formula grants to 136 tribes or tribal organizations in support of 274 tribes; 56 states and territories; and 56 nonprofit State Domestic Violence Coalitions. In addition, ACF supplied additional funding for multi-year FVPSA discretionary grants to one National Indian Resource Center Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women; other national, special issue, and culturally specific resource centers; and the National Domestic Violence Hotline. Due Date for Applications: March 15, 2016.

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