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New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission: STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant

Deadline: February 19, 2016

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) provides resources for police, prosecution, prevention and victim services to communities throughout the country. STOP stands for Services, Training, Officers, and Prosecutors. The STOP VAWA Program encourages the development and implementation of effective, victim-centered law enforcement, prosecution and court strategies to address violent crimes of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence; and the development and enhancement of victim services in cases involving these crimes. It envisions a partnership among law enforcement, prosecution, courts and victim services organizations to enhance victim safety and hold offenders accountable for their crimes against women. The New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission (CVRC) is soliciting proposals to develop and maintain domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence services, programs and training initiatives under the STOP VAWA Grant that are:

  • Flexible and designed to meet the needs of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence victims and providers at the state and local level
  • Inclusive of and responsive to the ethnic, cultural, racial and socioeconomic diversity of the state
  • Clearly defined with goals and measurable objectives for the services provided

Amount: $1,150,966.00 is available for continuation awards totaling $1,012,206 (projects that have not yet completed a four-year cycle). The remaining $138,760 is available for new/competitive projects that address either law enforcement or prosecution.

Eligibility: Governmental agencies and non-profit, non-governmental organizations conducting business in the state with the organizational capacity to deliver the proposed services.

Link: http://www.cvrc.state.nm.us/information/vawa-grant-info/

Note: CVRC will hold one STOP VAWA grant writing workshop that will be available to attend via webinar, on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 1:00-3:00 pm. Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2052257516788296706

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