Office on Violence Against Women Special Projects

 

To promote promising or innovative practices to respond to violence against women, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
16.029
Federal Agency/Office
Violence Against Women Office, Department of Justice
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Authorization
Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005, Public Law 109-162, Section 3(a), 42 U.S.C. ยง 13925(b)(11).
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Further information will be available in occasional solicitations under the program.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Beneficiaries will be specified in any solicitations issued under this program.
Credentials/Documentation
Specific criteria for the program are provided in solicitations available at www.justice.gov/OVW.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is not required for this listing. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
Upon approval by the Office on Violence Against Women, online notification is sent to the applicant agency with copies of the Grant Award. One copy of the Grant Award must be signed by an authorized official and returned to OVW.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Applicants will be notified by the end of the fiscal year.
Appeals
Not applicable.
Renewals
Renewals are considered on a case-by-case basis.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria is specified in the occasionally issued program solicitation.
How may assistance be used?
Funds will be used to promote promising or innovative practices to respond to violence against women, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Performance Reports: Grantees must monitor grant and subgrant supported activities to assure compliance with applicable Federal requirements and that performance goals are being achieved.
Auditing
Not applicable.
Records
Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to an award must be retained for a period of three years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim or audit is started before the expiration of the three year period, the records must be retained until all litigation, claims or audit findings involving the records have been resolved and final action taken.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Information regarding length of awards will be included in an annual solicitation for the program. Funds are released on an as-needed basis to the grantee. Periodic drawdowns should be based upon immediate disbursement/reimbursement needs and project progress.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Tia Farmer
145 N Street NE
Washington, DC 20530 US
tia.farmer@usdoj.gov
Phone: 2023051177
Website Address
http://www.justice.gov/ovw
Financial Information
Account Identification
15-0409-0-1-754
Obligations
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 18 Estimate Not Available FY 17 Estimate Not Available FY 16 Estimate Not Available
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range and average depend on the specific project.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Program solicitations can be found at https://www.justice.gov/ovw/grant-programs. Recipients must comply with the current version of the DOJ Financial Grants Management Guide found at https://www.justice.gov/ovw/grantees.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.