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Deadline for the new application: August 31, 2017
The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcement for DVPI is now available for Fiscal Year 2017. The purpose of the DVPI funding announcement is to expand outreach and to increase awareness of domestic and sexual violence, provide victim advocacy, intervention, case coordination, policy development, community response teams, community and school education programs, and forensic healthcare services. DVPI has two Purpose Areas:
- Purpose Area 1: Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention, Advocacy, and Coordinated Community Responses.
- Purpose Area 2: Forensic Health Care Services.
Potential applicants may apply for either Purpose Area 1 or 2.
Only new applicants are eligible to apply for this funding opportunity. An applicant cannot be an existing recipient of DVPI funding under this announcement.
This funding opportunity is open to Tribes, Tribal organizations, Urban Indian organizations (UIOs), and IHS Federal facilities.
Supporting documents and templates to assist in the NOFO application process are listed below under the templates section.
For Tribes, Tribal organizations, and UIOs:
The DVPI funding announcement for Tribes, Tribal organizations, and UIOs was announced via the Federal Register on July 28, 2017. If a potential applicant is defined as one of these organizations, you must apply via the grant application process at Grants.gov.
For IHS Federal Facilities:
The DVPI Federal program award opportunity was announced via IHS on July 28, 2017. If a potential applicant is defined as an IHS facility (IHS Service Unit, IHS clinic or hospital, IHS Area Office), you must apply through the Federal program funding opportunity announcement listed below.
- New Federal Facility Applicants:
This Federal program award opportunity is available specifically for NEW APPLICANTS – IHS Federal Facilities that DO NOT currently receive DVPI Purpose Area 1 or 2 program award funds. Download the Federal program funding opportunity announcement. [PDF - 112 KB]
Application Templates and Examples
After reviewing instructions applicable to your organization, please use the following template documents during the application process. The NOFO references each template, so please read the applicable funding announcement thoroughly and carefully.
- DVPI Proposal TEMPLATE (including instructions) [DOC - 35 KB]
- DVPI One-year Timeline Chart TEMPLATE [DOC - 26 KB]
- Biographical Sketch TEMPLATE [DOC - 22 KB]
- Budget and Budget Narrative TEMPLATE [DOC - 25 KB]
- DVPI Purpose Area 1: Local Data Collection Plan [DOC - 22 KB]
- DVPI Purpose Area 2: Local Data Collection Plan [DOC - 25 KB]
- Example One-year Timeline Chart [PDF - 76 KB]
- Example Biographical Sketch [PDF - 36 KB]
- Example Budget and Budget Narrative [PDF - 76 KB]
- DVPI Area Allocations [PDF - 19 KB]
Tips for Preparing a Strong Application
Tips for Preparing a Strong Application [PDF - 40 KB]
Technical Assistance Webinar
A technical assistance webinar was held on August 10, 2017 for those interested in applying for the DVPI notice of funding opportunity. Guidance was provided to Tribes, Tribal organizations, Urban Indian organizations, and IHS Federal facilities on how to apply, including a brief overview of the new funding cycle; application and submission process requirements; proposal requirements; and a review of proposal templates and examples.
Listen to the recording of "How to Apply: 2017 DVPI Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement Overview"
Download the NOFO webinar presentation [PDF - 344 KB]