OVW Offers Grants to Reduce Sexual Assaults, Domestic Violence


The U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is seeking applications for the Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus Program.

This program furthers the Department’s mission by strengthening on campus victim services, security, and investigative strategies to prevent and prosecute violent crimes against women on campuses. Applicants are limited to institutions of higher education as defined under the Higher Education Amendments of 1998.

Letters of intent to apply should be submitted by February 17, 2010. All Applicants should register online with GMS by February 17. All applications are due by 8:00 p.m. E.T. on March 10.

For assistance with the requirements of this solicitation, contact OVW at (202) 307-6026. In 2010 OVW applications will be submitted through the Office of Justice Programs Grants Management System (GMS). For further information and assistance, please see http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/docs/gms-application.pdf.

Additionaly information also available at http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/docs/final-campus.pdf.

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