The Office on Violence Against Women Tribal Affairs has identified the priority to address issues and concerns within the Urban Indian population as it relates to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), including domestic violence, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and sex trafficking including the link to Missing or Murdered AI/AN women and girls.
The OVW Tribal Affairs Division has an open solicitation (link below) that includes a request for applications from non-profit organizations to provide Training and Technical Assistance for:
Improving Responses for American Indian and Alaska Native Populations Residing Within Urban Locations:
Provide training and technical assistance on improving victim services and justice responses for American Indian and Alaska Native populations residing within urban areas. Applicants should have experience with implementing culturally specific strategies and approaches in working with non-tribal and tribal victim service programs that serve American Indian and Alaska Native victims residing in urban communities. Activities should focus on addressing the unique challenges experienced by Native victims in urban communities and improving coordination and service provision between both non-tribal and tribal organizations.
$350,000/ 24 months