This program will provide funding for shelter and transitional housing and other assistance to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking and their companion animals.
Applicants are invited to apply under three categories.
OVC anticipates making one award under Purpose Area 1: Training and Technical Assistance of up to $500,000 to support 23 existing grantees from FYs 2020–2022, as well as FY 2023 and potential future grantees in meeting their grant objectives.
OVC anticipates making five awards of up to $400,000 each under Purpose Area 2: Large Awards, and eight awards of up to $100,000 each under Purpose Area 3: Small Awards.
All awards will be for a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2023.
During a pre-application webinar on March 7, 2023, OVC staff reviewed solicitation requirements and conducted a question-and-answer session with interested potential applicants.
Number of Awards: 14
Total Amount Awarded: $3,700,000
Establish a new program to help victims with transitional housing for them and their pets and support animals.
Improving Shelter and Housing Options in Rural Communities for Domestic Violence Survivors and their Companion Animals
Shelter, transitional housing, and other assistance for victims of domestic violence and their companion animals.
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