Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family

STOP Violence Against Women Grant Request for Grant Applications Announcement

September 14, 2020

Applications for the Arizona STOP Violence Against Women Grant (RFGA#: ST-WSG-20-010121-00) are now being accepted. Approximately $2.5 million will be awarded to programs throughout Arizona to support prosecution, law enforcement, and community-based victim serving organizations that address sexual assault, domestic violence, sex trafficking, stalking, and dating violence.

The grant, with a maximum annual award of $150,000 per grantee, is renewable for a combined term of 3 years. The grant application will close at 5 pm on October 26, 2020. The Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) invites grant applications from Arizona entities that include 501(c)(3) Community-based Victim Serving Organizations; Tribal Nations, Tribal Coalitions and Tribal Communities; in addition to County/City/Local Government Entities.

Access to solicitation documents requires a free eCivis account. Due to meeting restrictions associated with the outbreak of COVID-19, a non-mandatory virtual pre-application conference will be held for this RFGA via Zoom. Deadline to register for the pre-application conference is September 28, 2020 at 11 am. To register and receive further information regarding the pre-application conference, click here.

For additional assistance regarding this opportunity, please contact Procurement Manager, Sarah Bean at [email protected].

About the Arizona STOP Violence Against Women Grant

The funds awarded under this Request for Grant Application (RFGA) are federal funds authorized through the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and administered by the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women. The grant invests in programs to support Victim Services, Coordinated Community Response Teams (CCRT), Sexual Assault Response Teams (SART), Trainings and Special Projects that focus on increasing victim safety and offender accountability. By statute, the awards will be disbursed as follows: law enforcement, prosecution, and victim services. There is a 25% match, non-federal match-cash or in-kind however there is no match requirement for Tribal or Victim Services Applicants. 

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