OVW Fiscal Year 2024 Enhancing Investigation and Prosecution of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking (EIP) Initiative

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 26th, 2024
Close Date
April 30th, 2024
Total Funding
$5,000,000.00
Award Ceiling
$500,000.00
Award Floor
$500,000.00
Expected No. Awards
10
Opportunity No.
O-OVW-2024-171989

Agency

Office on Violence Against Women (USDOJ-OJP-OVW)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Law, Justice and Legal Services

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is offering a grant opportunity titled "Enhancing Investigation and Prosecution of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking (EIP) Initiative". This grant aims to promote and evaluate effective policing and prosecution responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The EIP Initiative encourages law enforcement agencies and/or prosecutors' offices to expand and improve their capacity to effectively investigate and/or prosecute these crimes, supporting victim safety and autonomy, holding offenders accountable, and promoting agency trust within the community. Eligible applicants include state, territorial, county, local, and/or Tribal law enforcement agencies and prosecutors' offices in the United States or U.S. territories. The grant has an award ceiling and floor of $500,000, with an estimated total program funding of $5,000,000. The expected number of awards is 10. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. The close date for applications is April 30, 2024. For more information and to access the full announcement, visit the following link: Additional Information. For assistance with the requirements of this solicitation, interested parties can email OVW at OVW.ICJR@usdoj.gov or call OVW at 202-307-6026.

Description

The Enhancing Investigation and Prosecution (EIP) Initiative is authorized by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, Pub. L. No. 117-328, 136 Stat. 4459, 4530-31 (2022). This initiative is designed to promote, and evaluate, effective policing and prosecution responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The EIP Initiative (CFDA #16.590) encourages law enforcement agencies and/or prosecutors’ offices to expand and improve their capacity to effectively investigate and/or prosecute domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and in so doing, support victim safety and autonomy, hold offenders accountable, and promote agency trust within the surrounding community.

Contact Information

Opportunity Lifecycle

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