Family Violence Prevention and Services/Grants for Battered Women"s Shelters_Grants to States and In

To assist States and Indian Tribes in the prevention of family violence and the provision of immediate shelter and related assistance for victims of family violence and their dependents.




Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2008: 234 grants were made to States and Indian Tribes for immediate shelter and related assistance.

Fiscal Year 2009: It is anticipated that 234 grants will be continued to States and Indian Tribes for immediate shelter and related assistance.

Fiscal Year 2010: It is anticipated that 234 grants will be awarded to States and Indian Tribes for immediate shelter and related assistance.


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.




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Health And Human Services, Maine Department Of $ 920,845   2019-10-012021-09-30
Finance And Administration, Arkansas Dept Of $ 316,566   2020-03-272021-09-30
Human Services, Hawaii Department Of $ 149,206   2020-03-272021-09-30
American Samoa Government $ 138,688   2019-10-012021-09-30
Public Safety, Alaska Dept Of $ 776,780   2019-10-012021-09-30
Human Services, Hawaii Department Of $ 940,523   2019-10-012021-09-30
Economic And Community Affairs, Alabama Department Of $ 1,771,731   2019-10-012021-09-30
Finance And Administration, Arkansas Dept Of $ 1,322,481   2019-10-012021-09-30
Executive Office Of The Governor Of Delaware $ 831,852   2019-10-012021-09-30
Health & Family Services, Kentucky Cabinet For $ 1,671,175   2019-10-012021-09-30



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2008: 234 grants were made to States and Indian Tribes for immediate shelter and related assistance. Support continued for shelters in rural and underserved areas, special programs for children of victims of family violence, support for public awareness programs to break the cycle of violence, and demonstration of service models that address elder abuse. Fiscal Year 2009: 234 continuation grants will be made to States and Indian Tribes for immediate shelter and related assistance. Support continued for shelters in rural and underserved areas, special programs for children of victims of family violence, support for public awareness programs to break the cycle of violence, and demonstration of service models that address elder abuse. Fiscal Year 2010: 234 grants is anticipated to be made to States and Indian Tribes for immediate shelter and related assistance.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Federal funds are used by States for grants to local public agencies and nonprofit private organizations to prevent incidents of family violence and to provide immediate shelter and related assistance to victims of family violence.

States must give special emphasis to the support of community-based projects of demonstrated effectiveness carried out by nonprofit private organizations, particularly those projects where the primary purpose is to operate shelters for victims of family violence, and those which provide counseling, advocacy, and self-help services to victims and their children.

States and Indian Tribes may not impose an income eligibility standard on individuals receiving services supported by funds appropriated under this Act and Federal funds may not be used as direct payment to any victim of family violence.

No less than 70 percent of the funds distributed must be used for immediate shelter and related assistance, and no less than 25 percent for related assistance.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

State (includes District of Columbia, public institutions of higher education and hospitals): Income Security/Social Service/Welfare.

Federally Recognized lndian Tribal Governments: Income Security/Social Service/Welfare.

U.S.

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

Beneficiary Eligibility

State; Local; Public nonprofit institution/organization; Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments; U.S. Territories; Individual/Family; Native American Organizations; Infant (0-5); Child (6-15); Youth (16-21)

Credentials/Documentation

States and Indian Tribes must submit an application for approval by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Costs will be determined in accordance with 45 CFR, Parts 74 and 92. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or officia