Family Violence Prevention and Services/Grants For Battered Women"s Shelters_Grants to State Domesti

To further the purposes of domestic violence intervention and prevention through coordination, training, and collaboration with systems that affect victims of domestic violence; to provide services, community education and technical assistance to such programs to establish and maintain shelter and related
services for victims of domestic violence and their dependents.


Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

State domestic violence coalitions may use funds under the Act to support a range of activities, including working with local domestic violence programs and providers of direct services to encourage appropriate responses to domestic violence within the State; working with judicial and law enforcement agencies to encourage appropriate responses to domestic violence cases and examine legal issues; working with family law judges, criminal court judges, Child Protective Services agencies, and children"s advocates to develop appropriate responses to child custody and visitation issues in domestic violence cases as well as cases where domestic violence and child abuse are both present; conducting public education campaigns regarding domestic violence through the use of public service announcements and informative materials that are designed for print media, billboards, public transit advertising, electronic broadcast media, and other vehicles for information including information aimed at underserved racial, ethnic or language-minority populations; and participating in planning and monitoring the distribution of grants and grant funds within the State under Section 303(a) of the Act.

(See CFDA 93.671, Family Violence Prevention and Services: Grants to State and Indian Tribes.).



Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Sponsored organization: Income Security/Social Service/Welfare.

U.S.

Territories and possessions (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals): Income Security/Social Service/Welfare

Beneficiary Eligibility

U.S. Territories; Specialized group (e.g. health professionals, students, veterans); Women; Child (6-15)

Credentials/Documentation

Applications must be submitted for approval by the Secretary of Heath and Human Services. Costs will be determined in accordance with 45 CFR 74. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Applications must be submitted to the Administration on Children, Youth and Families. No standard application forms are required. Specific instructions are published via the Internet under the Form section at the following website: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants. Contact Headquarters Office listed below for further information.

Award Procedures

Funds are awarded directly to State Domestic Violence Coalitions.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Family Violence Prevention and Services Act as extended by the Department of Health and Human Services Appropriations Act 2009, Public Law 111-8, 42 U.S.C 10401-10421.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 30 to 60 days.

Appeals

See 45 CFR 16, Procedures of the Department Appeals Board.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.

This program has no matching requirements.

This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

The annual grant award must be expended by each State Domestic Violence Coalition by the end of the fiscal year following the fiscal year for which funds are awarded. Payments are made through the Electronic Transfer System. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

Recipients submit an annual Performance Progress Report by December 29 of each year.

Recipients submit annual financial status reports.

No performance monitoring is required.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. Audits are conducted in accordance with the requirements in 45 CFR 74 and 92 and OMB Circular No. A-133. In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133, (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal Awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for the year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.

Records

State coalitions are required to maintain records documenting the purposes for which expenditures were made. Requirements are found in 45 CFR Part 92.

Financial Information

Account Identification

75-1536-0-1-506.

Obigations

(Formula Grants) FY 08 $12,255,200; FY 09 est $12,777,600; FY 10 est $12,777,600

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Each State Domestic Violence Coalition received $241,086 in Fiscal Year 2009.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Allison Randall Family Violence Division
Family and Youth Services Bureau
1250 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024 Email: allison.randall@acf.hhs.gov Phone: 202-205-7889 Fax: 202-205-7889

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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