2013 Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program

Funding Source: 
Office on Violence Against Women
Deadline: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Amount: 
$41 000 000
Number of Awards Available: 
95
Award Ceiling: 
500 000
Award Floor: 
225 000
Eligibility: 
law school clinics, domestic violence victims’ programs and shelters, bar associations, rape crisis centers and other sexual assault services programs, private nonprofit entities, Indian Tribal governments and Tribal organizations, Territorial organizations, legal aid or statewide legal services, and faith- and/or community-based legal service providers
Description: 

The Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) Grant Program is intended to increase the availability of civil and criminal legal assistance needed to effectively aid adult and youth victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking who are seeking relief in legal matters arising as a consequence of that abuse or violence. Criminal legal assistance is limited to criminal matters relating to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. LAV Grant Program funds may not be used to provide criminal defense services.

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