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This is a listing of all current Criminal Justice Council open solicitations. To download a copy of the solicitation or the application package, right click the appropriate link below and save the target document to your computer.

Open Solicitations

FFY2017 S.T.O.P. Violence Against Women (VAWA) –Competitive Solicitation for Non-Profit Victim Service Programs.

The Delaware Criminal Justice Council (hereinafter the “CJC”) is soliciting applications for potential funding under the Federal Fiscal Year 2017 S.T.O.P. Violence Against Women (“VAWA”) formula grant program. The United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is charged with administering this Program, in conjunction with State agencies like the CJC. The purpose of the S.T.O.P. (Services-Training-Officers-Prosecutors) Violence Against Women Grant Program is to develop and strengthen the criminal justice system’s response to violence against women and to support and enhance services for victims. The S.T.O.P. VAWA Grant Program encourages victim service providers, prosecutors, law enforcement, and the courts to implement coordinated multidisciplinary approaches to address domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

This solicitation is specifically seeking programs to provide direct services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking. Existing STOP subgrantees are eligible to apply.

Per federal requirements of the STOP VAWA Formula Grant Program According to federal guidelines, funds will be distributed in the following:

  • At least 30% will be allocated to non-profit, non-governmental victim services, of which at least 10% must be distributed to culturally specific community-based organizations
  • At least 5% will be allocated to the courts
  • At least 25% will be allocated for law enforcement
  • At least 25% will be allocated for prosecution
  • 15% of the funds may be for Discretionary projects that fall under the Statutory Purpose Areas.

Under VAWA 2013, not less than 20 % of the total funds granted to a state shall be allocated for programs or projects in 2 more allocations (victim services, courts, law enforcement and prosecution) that meaningfully address sexual assault, including strange rape, acquaintance rape, alcohol or drug-facilitated rape, and rape within the context of an intimate partner relationship.

Eligible Applicants:
This competitive solicitation is specifically for programs seeking funding under the 30% STOP allocation to NPO/NGO Victim Services to support direct services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking. The program must be operated by a nonprofit organization. Existing STOP subgrantees are eligible to apply. Any entity that is eligible for a STOP Formula subgrant based on its status as a nonprofit organization must be an organization that is described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and is exempt from taxation under section 501(a) of that Code. Grant funds must be awarded to Non-Profit/Non-Governmental Community-Based Organizations that provide direct services that:

  • Focuses primarily on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking;
  • May have a recognized expertise, and/or has demonstrated capacity to work effectively, on domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking through collaborative efforts
  • May have established/or are seeking to establish culturally specific services that addresses domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking;

Solicitation:  FFY 2017 STOP VAWA Competitive Solicitation for Non-Profit Victims Service Programs

Application Package“Egrants”

Deadline:  Completed applications must be submitted no later than 11:59PM on November 15, 2017

Contact Information:  Please contact Terica Jones with questions about this solicitation. She may be reached via email or phone at (302) 577-8726.

 

SFY2017 Domestic Violence Fund –Solicitation for New Programs for Services for Victims of Domestic Violence.

The Delaware Criminal Justice Council (hereinafter the “CJC”) is soliciting applications for potential funding under the State Fiscal Year 2017 Domestic Violence Fund. The intent of these funds is to increase and enhance the domestic violence services statewide. Priority consideration will be given to those programs detailing services statewide, or collaborations between agencies in all three counties to ensure services are equitably distributed and available to victims. If multiple agencies are developing collaborative applications, please be mindful that the total amount available is $80,245.

This solicitation is specifically seeking new programs to provide direct service to victims of domestic violence.

Eligible Applicants:
Grantee eligibility: An organization must provide direct services to victims of domestic violence.
The organization must be operated by a nonprofit organization.  The organization must be registered in the Delaware Criminal Justice Council Egrants electronic grants management system. Organizations that have divisions, sections or components which offer services to victims of domestic violence or clients that have been victims of domestic violence but provide other services or functions, are eligible. For example, Faith-based and neighborhood programs, hospitals and emergency medical facilities that perform a wide variety of functions but are capable of providing direct services to victims of domestic violence, are eligible.

Solicitation:  SYF2017 Domoestic Violence Fund

Application Package“Egrants”

Deadline:  Completed applications must be submitted no later than 11:59PM on October 18, 2017

Contact Information:  Please contact Terica Jones with questions about this solicitation. She may be reached via email or phone at (302) 577-8726.

FFY2015 S.T.O.P. Violence Against Women (VAWA) –Solicitation for NEW Non-Profit Victims Service Programs to Meaningfully Address Sexual Assault

The Delaware Criminal Justice Council (hereinafter the “CJC”) is soliciting applications for potential funding under the Federal Fiscal Year 2015 S.T.O.P. Violence Against Women (“VAWA”) formula grant program. The United States Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is charged with administering this Program, in conjunction with State agencies like the CJC. The purpose of the S.T.O.P. (Services-Training-Officers-Prosecutors) Violence Against Women Grant Program is to develop and strengthen the criminal justice system’s response to violence against women and to support and enhance services for victims. The S.T.O.P. VAWA Grant Program encourages victim service providers, prosecutors, law enforcement, and the courts to implement coordinated multidisciplinary approaches to address domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

This solicitation is specifically seeking new programs to provide direct service to victims and survivors of sexual assault.

Per federal requirements of the STOP VAWA Formula Grant Program According to federal guidelines, funds will be distributed in the following:

  • At least 30% will be allocated to non-profit, non-governmental victim services, of which at least 10% must be distributed to culturally specific community-based organizations.
  • At least 5% will be allocated to the courts
  • At least 25% will be allocated for law enforcement
  • At least 25% will be allocated for prosecution
  • 15% of the funds may be for Discretionary projects that fall under the Statutory Purpose Areas.

Under VAWA 2013, not less than 20 % of the total funds granted to a state shall be allocated for programs or projects in 2 more allocations (victim services, courts, law enforcement and prosecution) that meaningfully address sexual assault, including strange rape, acquaintance rape, alcohol or drug-facilitated rape, and rape within the context of an intimate partner relationship.

Eligible Applicants:
To be eligible, an organization must provide direct services to meaningfully address sexual assault, including stranger rape, acquaintance rape, alcohol or drug-facilitated rape, and rape within the context of an intimate partner relationship. The organization must be operated by a nonprofit organization. The organization must be registered in the CJC Egrants electronic grants management system. This specific solicitation is to meet a new federal funding requirement that became in effect with the Reauthorization of VAWA (“VAWA2013”). Per OVW guidance, “it is important to only count subgrants toward the sexual assault set aside that are truly dedicated to sexually assault, rather than subgrants that are really more focused on domestic violence and have added sexual assault without having a substantive understanding of the issue.”

Solicitation:  FFY2015 S.T.O.P. VAWA NPO Victim Services Sexual Assault

Application Package“Egrants”

Deadline:  Completed applications must be submitted no later than 11:59PM on October 18, 2017

Contact Information:  Please contact Terica Jones with questions about this solicitation. She may be reached via email or phone at (302) 577-8726.


CJC Egrants

Please note: The CJC has launched an on-line grants management system. Please make sure your agency is properly registered, and the identified users are registered for the appropriate security levels.

Registered users can also sign up for Egrant Notification Emails.
Please go to the CJC Egrants page for more information.

Not applying for this grant, but are interested in more information?

If you have questions about the CJC funding opportunities and process, please let us know. Submit your question(s) to: CJC General Help Desk


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