OVC FY 2020 Addressing Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting

The goal of this program is to deliver programming to address and help stop the practice of female genital mutilation and cutting (FGM) under two purpose areas (PAs).

PA 1:
a training and technical assistance provider will educate law enforcement, public health professionals, educators, and

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other professionals on detecting at-risk girls and provide support to the project sites.

PA 2:
project sites will develop services to deliver to victims of FGM and work to increase education, detection, and local partner engagement to address and help stop victimization through FGM.

OVC anticipates making one award under PA 1 of up to $ 1. 2 million and up to eight awards under PA 2 of up to $300,000 each.

OVC expects to make awards for a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 202 0. Apply by April 30, 202 0.
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Crime Victim Assistance/Discretionary Grants

Department of Justice

Agency: Department of Justice

Office: Office for Victims of Crime

Estimated Funding: $3,600,000

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The following entities are eligible to apply: • public agencies (including those of federally recognized Indian tribal governments), • institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education), • for-profit and nonprofit organizations (including tribal organizations) All recipients and subrecipients (including any for-profit organization) must forgo any profit or management fee.

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