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Funding Opportunity Number:
Feb 05, 2013
Feb 05, 2013
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 19, 2013
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 19, 2013
Apr 18, 2013
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Law, Justice and Legal Services
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Legal Assistance for Victims
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
The LAV Grant Program makes awards to law school clinics, domestic violence victims’ programs and shelters, bar associations, rape crisis centers and other sexual assault services programs, private nonprofit entities, Indian Tribal governments and Tribal organizations, Territorial organizations, legal aid or statewide legal services, and faith- and/or community-based legal service providers. Applicants are strictly limited to organizations within the United States and the U.S. Territories. Eligible applicants that are not nonprofit, nongovernmental, sexual assault and/or domestic violence service providers are required to enter into a collaborative working relationship with nonprofit, nongovernmental, sexual assault and/or domestic violence service providers.
Office on Violence Against Women
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 arising as a consequence of that abuse or violence. Criminal legal assistance is limited to criminal matters relating to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. LAV Grant Program funds may not be used to provide criminal defense services.