Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants: National and Special Issue Resource Centers - National Indian Resource Center Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women (NIRC)

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The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF),

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Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the solicitation of applications for one award under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grants program to support the National Indian Resource Center Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women (NIRC).

The NIRC is part of a network of National and Special Issue Resource Centers providing leadership and support to the existing programs serving victims of domestic violence and their children.

The NIRC will offer a comprehensive array of technical assistance and training resources to Indian tribes and tribal organizations, specifically designed to enhance the capacity of the tribes and tribal organizations to respond to family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence as well as increase the safety of Indian women.

Under Section 901 of the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005, Pub.

L.

109-162 (42 U.S.C.

3796gg) the NIRC will also support efforts to strengthen the capacity of Indian tribes to exercise their sovereign authority to respond to violent crimes; decrease the incidence of violent crimes against Indian women; and ensure that perpetrators of violent crimes committed against Indian women are held accountable for their criminal behavior.

Related Programs

Family Violence Prevention and Services/Discretionary

Department of Health and Human Services


Agency: Administration for Children and Families

Office:

Estimated Funding: $1,150,000


Who's Eligible



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-EV-1166

Additional Information of Eligibility:
To be eligible to receive a grant to establish or maintain a National Indian Resource Center Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women (NIRC) under Section 310 (c) (2) of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA), as amended by Section 201 of the CAPTA Reauthorization Act of 2010, Pub.

L.

111-320, an entity must be a tribal organization or a private, non-profit organization that primarily focuses on domestic violence within Indian tribes and that has experience working with Indian tribes and tribal organizations to respond to domestic violence; have experience providing Indian tribes and tribal organizations with assistance in providing tribally-based domestic violence/dating violence prevention and intervention services addressing the safety of Indian women; demonstrates strong support for the entity's designation as the NIRC from advocates working within Indian tribes and tribal organizations to address domestic violence and the safety of Indian women; have record of demonstrated effectiveness in assisting Indian tribes and tribal organizations with prevention and intervention services addressing domestic violence; and have the capacity to serve Indian tribes (including Alaska Native villages and regional and village corporations) across the United States.

Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement.

Faith-based organizations are encouraged to review the ACF Policy on Grants to Faith-Based Organizations at: http: //www.acf.hhs.gov/acf-policy-on-grants-to-faith-based-organizations.

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.

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Agency Email:
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Date Posted:
2016-04-15

Application Due Date:
2016-06-22

Archive Date:
2016-07-22


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