Find local help by clicking on our map or call one of the the national hotlines.The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) currently administers 25 grant programs authorized by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) of 1994 and subsequent legislation.Additionally, it supports organizations and programs that promote boys’ and men’s role in combating violence against women and girls.Eligible applicants are nonprofit, nongovernmental entities, Indian tribes or tribal nonprofit organizations, and territorial, tribal or unit of local government entities.About OVW Grant Programs | Formula Grant Programs | Discretionary Grant Programs Formerly Authorized Grant Programs If you are in immediate danger, call 911.OVW does not provide services directly to the general public.Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus Program strengthens the response of institutions of higher education to the crimes of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on campuses and enhances collaboration among campuses, local law enforcement, and victim advocacy organizations.Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education.
Funds provided through SASP are designed to supplement other funding sources directed at addressing sexual assault on the state and territorial level.
Grants to Support Families in the Justice System^ improves the response of all aspects of the civil and criminal justice system to families with a history of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, or in cases involving allegations of child sexual abuse.
Eligible applicants are states, units of local government, courts, Indian tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, legal services providers, and victim services providers.
Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program supports the development of innovative culturally specific strategies and projects to enhance access to services and resources for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
Eligible applicants are community-based programs whose primary purpose is providing culturally specific services.