OVW FY 2020 Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program

The Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) Grant Program is intended to increase the availability of civil and criminal legal assistance needed to effectively aid adult and youth victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking who are seeking relief in legal matters relating to
or arising out of that abuse or violence, at minimum or no cost to the victims.

LAV Grant Program funds may not be used provide criminal defense services.

Grant funds may be used to provide direct legal services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in matters related to or arising out of that abuse or violence.

The objective of the LAV Grant Program is to develop innovative, collaborative projects that provide quality representation to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Related Programs

Legal Assistance for Victims

Department of Justice


Agency: Department of Justice

Office: Office on Violence Against Women

Estimated Funding: $34,000,000


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Full Announcement

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U. S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.

Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U. S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.

See FOA for full eligibility details.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.justice.gov/ovw/page/file/1218676/download

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
OVW.LAV@USDOJ.GOV

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2019-11-21

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2022-11-01




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