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OVC FY 2021 Addressing Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting

By Office for Victims of Crime
Government Grant

$300,000

deadline:

06/15/21

Description

The Department of Justice is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights, increases access to justice, supports crime victims, protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community. This program will support projects to build or enhance a community response to female genital mutilation and cutting (FGMC). Grantees will work to increase services, education, and community partner engagement to stop the victimization of girls through FGMC, at the community level.

Eligibility

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • 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
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Others

Thanks to the funder for their generosity.