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OVC FY 09 Public Awareness and Outreach for Victims in Underserved Communities

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This program will grant 5 awards of up to $75,000 each to raise awareness among underserved populations regarding victims' rights and available resources for crime victims in the local community. Underserved victim populations may include, but are not limited to, victims who are immigrants with limited English proficiency, American Indian, have disabilities, are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing, or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) populations. A private nonprofit organization does not need to have 501(c)(3) status to apply for grant funding under this solicitation. When developing a strategy, please note that OVC cannot fund prevention- or researched-focused initiatives.


Number of Awards: 7
Total Amount Awarded: $521,512

Date Created: February 6, 2008