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 arising as
a consequence of that abuse or violence.
Criminal legal assistance is limited to criminal matters relating to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
LAV Grant Program funds may not be used to provide criminal defense services.
Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories
Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
OVW FY 2013 Legal Assistance for Victims Grant ProgramAdditional Information of Eligibility:
The LAV Grant Program makes awards to law school clinics, domestic violence victims programs and shelters, bar associations, rape crisis centers and other sexual assault services programs, private nonprofit entities, Indian Tribal governments and Tribal organizations, Territorial organizations, legal aid or statewide legal services, and faith- and/or community-based legal service providers.
Applicants are strictly limited to organizations within the United States and the U. S. Territories.
Eligible applicants that are not nonprofit, nongovernmental, sexual assault and/or domestic violence service providers are required to enter into a collaborative working relationship with nonprofit, nongovernmental, sexual assault and/or domestic violence service providers.Full Opportunity Web Address:http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/docs/2013-lav-solicitation.pdfContact:
Shannon R. Gaskins, JDPhone 202-307-1336 Agency Email Description:
Shannon R. Gaskins, JD Agency Email:
Shannon.Gaskins@usdoj.gov Date Posted:
2013-02-05Application Due Date: