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1 Family Violence Prevention & Services Program Shawndell N. Dawson Program Specialist

2 FVPSA Core Components “The purpose of these grants is to assist States (and Territories) in establishing, maintaining, and expanding programs and projects to prevent family violence and to provide immediate shelter and related assistance for victims of family violence and their dependents.” “The purpose of these grants is to assist States (and Territories) in establishing, maintaining, and expanding programs and projects to prevent family violence and to provide immediate shelter and related assistance for victims of family violence and their dependents.” Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, 42 U.S.C. sections through Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, 42 U.S.C. sections through 10421

3 FVPSA Grants Overview Formula Grants Formula Grants States and Territories States and Territories Tribes Tribes State Domestic Violence Coalitions State Domestic Violence Coalitions Discretionary Grants Discretionary Grants National Domestic Violence Hotline National Domestic Violence Hotline National and Special issue Resource Centers National and Special issue Resource Centers Expanding Services for Children and Youth Expanding Services for Children and Youth Expanding Leadership Opportunities for Underserved Groups Expanding Leadership Opportunities for Underserved Groups

4 FVPSA State Formula Grants FY 2010 Awards to States and Territories Totaled $91,024,268 FY 2010 Awards to States and Territories Totaled $91,024,268 70% FVPSA Appropriation 70% FVPSA Appropriation State Awards Range: State Awards Range: $719,696 (VT) to $7,681,641 (CA) $719,696 (VT) to $7,681,641 (CA) $130,052 for Guam, American Samoa, Virgin Islands and Northern Mariana Islands $130,052 for Guam, American Samoa, Virgin Islands and Northern Mariana Islands

5 FVPSA Formula Grants (Continued) FY 2009 Tribal Program Awards Totaled $13,005,200 FY 2009 Tribal Program Awards Totaled $13,005,200 Tribal Grants Range: Approximately $26,800 to $2,300,000 Tribal Grants Range: Approximately $26,800 to $2,300,000 FY 2010 State Domestic Violence Coalition Awards: $245,382 per Coalition FY 2010 State Domestic Violence Coalition Awards: $245,382 per Coalition

6 FVPSA California Overview Total State Award: $7,101,954 Total State Award: $7,101,954 # of DV Programs Funded: 85 # of DV Programs Funded: 85 # of Women Served: 72,765 # of Women Served: 72,765 # of Children Served: 18,442 # of Children Served: 18,442 # of Men Served: 5,688 # of Men Served: 5,688 # of Shelter Nights: 478,199 # of Shelter Nights: 478,199 Unmet Request for Shelter: 11,880 Unmet Request for Shelter: 11,880

7 FVPSA California Contact Leigh Bills, Chief of Domestic Violence Section California Emergency Management Agency 3655 SCHRIEVER AVENUE MATHER, CALIFORNIA Phone (916)

8 FVPSA-Funded Domestic Violence Programs 1,675 Local Programs 1,675 Local Programs FVPSA-Funded Programs: FVPSA-Funded Programs: Served over 1.2 Million victims of domestic violence and their children Served over 1.2 Million victims of domestic violence and their children Provided more than 7.1 Million shelter bednights Provided more than 7.1 Million shelter bednights Received over 2.7 Million crisis/hotline calls Received over 2.7 Million crisis/hotline calls

9 Services for Children Over 309,000 children served Over 309,000 children served More than 116,000 sheltered More than 116,000 sheltered More than 1.6 Million attended youth targeted domestic violence community education events More than 1.6 Million attended youth targeted domestic violence community education events

10 FPVSA Discretionary Grants Discretionary grants permit the federal government, according to specific authorizing legislation, to exercise judgment, or "discretion," in selecting the applicant/recipient organization, through a competitive grant process.

11 FVPSA Discretionary Grant Program Facts 2.5% of overall funding budget 2.5% of overall funding budget Competitive process Competitive process Cooperative grant agreements Cooperative grant agreements Anticipated application schedule: every years dependent upon funding Anticipated application schedule: every years dependent upon funding

12 New 2010 FVPSA Program Discretionary Grants Expanding Services for Children and Youth Expanding Services for Children and Youth Expanding Leadership Opportunities for Underrepresented Groups Expanding Leadership Opportunities for Underrepresented Groups

13 National Domestic Violence Hotline Annual funding of $3.2 Million Annual funding of $3.2 Million National Domestic Violence Hotline (24 Hours) National Domestic Violence Hotline (24 Hours) SAFE (7233) SAFE (7233) Crisis intervention and referrals for services throughout the country Crisis intervention and referrals for services throughout the country Responds to over 22,000 calls each month Responds to over 22,000 calls each month National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (24 Hours) National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (24 Hours)

14 Discretionary Grants: Culturally Specific Institutes Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence (APIIDV) Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence (APIIDV) Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVACC) Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVACC) Encuentro Latino National Institute on Family Violence (ELNIFV) Encuentro Latino National Institute on Family Violence (ELNIFV) Immigrant Family Violence Institute (NIFVI) Immigrant Family Violence Institute (NIFVI)

15 Discretionary Grants: National Resource Centers National Resource Center on Domestic Violence National Resource Center on Domestic Violence Resource Center on Domestic Violence Child Protection and Custody Resource Center on Domestic Violence Child Protection and Custody Battered Women’s Justice Project Battered Women’s Justice Project

16 Discretionary Grants: National Resource Centers National Health Resource Center on Domestic National Health Resource Center on Domestic National Center on Domestic Violence Trauma & Mental Health National Center on Domestic Violence Trauma & Mental Health Sacred Circle, National Resource Center to End Violence Against Native Women Sacred Circle, National Resource Center to End Violence Against Native Women

17 Discretionary Grants: Open Doors to Safety: Capacity Building Grants for Domestic Violence Programs Mental Health & Substance Abuse Mental Health & Substance Abuse Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic Violence New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic Violence

18 Discretionary Grants: Open Doors to Safety: Capacity Building Grants for Domestic Violence Programs Incarcerated or Formerly Incarcerated Survivors Incarcerated or Formerly Incarcerated Survivors Kentucky Domestic Violence Association Kentucky Domestic Violence Association Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence Michigan Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence Technical Assistance Technical Assistance National Network to End Domestic Violence National Network to End Domestic Violence

19 Grant Announcement Resources DHHS ACF: n/foa/ DHHS ACF: n/foa/ n/foa/ n/foa/ Grants.Gov: Grants.Gov: VAWnet: n/foa/ VAWnet: n/foa/ n/foa/ n/foa/

20 Family Violence Prevention & Services Program Family & Youth Services Bureau Administration for Children and Families U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 1250 Maryland Avenue, SW Suite 8216 Washington, DC ent/programs/fv.htm


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