OVW FY 2018 Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities Grant Program

Funder: Office on Violence Against Women

Opportunity: OVW-2018-13823

Budget: $4,275,000

Due Date: July 26, 2018

Overview
The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is a component of the United States Department
of Justice (DOJ). Created in 1995, OVW implements the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
and subsequent legislation and provides national leadership on issues of sexual assault,
domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Since its inception, OVW has supported a
multifaceted approach to responding to these crimes through implementation of grant programs
authorized by VAWA. By forging state, local, and tribal partnerships among police, prosecutors,
judges, victim advocates, health care providers, faith leaders, organizations that serve culturally
specific and underserved communities, and others, OVW grants help provide victims, across
their life span, with the protection and services they need to pursue safe and healthy lives, while
improving communities’ capacity to provide justice for victims and hold offenders accountable.

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