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This page is a compilation of announcements that have been submitted to or come to the attention of the National Center; it is not an exhaustive listing.

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If you would like to have an announcement considered for inclusion on this page, please submit details about your funding opportunity, job / internship / fellowship, call for workshop, award nomination, scholarship availability or other opportunity of interest. Be sure to include the name of the sponsoring organization, deadline, other pertinent information and a person to contact about the submission. You will not receive notification about inclusion on this listing. Thank you.

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Read NIJ's Director's Corner: Upcoming NIJ Solicitations for FY 2016, 11/15/2015.

Read NIJ's Director's Corner: Tips for Making Your Proposal Competitive, 2/18/2016.

Review NIJ's Forthcoming Funding Opportunities.

See 2015 DOJ Grants Financial Guide.

See OVW's 2015 Program Plan Chart.

Prepare for Every Student Succeeds Act Funding Opportunities in the 2017-2018 school year.



Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities, The Chicago Community Trust, The Joyce Foundation, John D.and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Robert R. McCormick Foundation, Polk Bros. Foundation and Woods Fund Chicago. Applications must be submitted by September 30, 2016.





Request for Proposals: Sexual Violence Research Initiative and The World Bank Group's Development Marketing for Innovation on GBV Prevention and Response, 2017 (scroll down for Français and Español), Sexual Violence Research Initiative and The World Bank Group. Closing date for applications: October 1, 2016 @ 11:59:59 pm South African Standard Time (4:59:59 pm EST).

Justice for ALL Strategic Action Planning Request for Proposals, Center on Court Access to Justice for All. Read more about the project. Proposals must be submitted no later than October 5, 2016.

Domestic Violence Safe Housing Grants, Red Rover and Sheltering Animals and Families Together (SAF-T). Applications are due on October 15, 2016.

Rape Prevention and Education, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Closing date for applications: October 21, 2016.

Assets for Independence Demonstration Program, Office of Community Services. Closing date for applications: October 31, 2016.

DELTA FOCUS (Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership Through Alliances, Focusing on Outcomes for Communities United with States), National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Closing date for applications: October 31, 2016.

Standing Announcement for Residential (Shelter) Services for Unaccompanied Children, Office of Refugee Resettlement. Closing date for applications: October 31, 2016.





SJI Grants, State Justice Institute. Deadline: November 1, 2016.

Dialogues on the Experience of War, National Endowment for the Humanities. Closing date for applications : November 2, 2016.

2017 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Call for Applications, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Phase I applications (for all applicant communities) due: November 3, 2016 @ 3:00 pm ET.

Women's Shelters Grant, AKC Humane Fund. Applications must be postmarked by November 15, 2016.





2017 AmeriCorps State and National Grants, Corporation for National and Community Service. Closing date for applications: January 18, 2017.

Research Grants for Preventing Violence and Violence Related Injury (RO1), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Estimated application due date: January 31, 2017.




MARCH 2017

Look Beneath the Surface Regional Anti-Trafficking Program, Office on Trafficking in Persons. Estimated application due date: March 7, 2017.




JUNE 2017

Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children Affected by Substance Abuse, Children's Bureau. Estimated application due date: June 6, 2017.




Rolling Deadlines or Applications Accepted Anytime

Domestic Violence Safe Escape Grants, Red Rover.


Family / Domestic Violence Grants ~ If your area has a TJ Maxx or Marshalls, you could apply for a range of grants focusing on low-income families, domestic violence, children, and youth, TJX Foundation. Potential applicants should take a quick this quick questionnaire before proceeding. Once a potential applicant completes the questionnaire, the organization will be contacted if it meets eligibility requirements in the application form. Deadline: rolling.


Financial assistance for family members or trusted friends to be able to attend a court trial with their loved one who has been a victim of rape or sexual assault, It Happened to Alexa Foundation. Application deadline: ongoing.


Funding for Pet-Care Assistance Programs, Amie's Place Foundation.


Grants, Daniels Fund. Accepts applications from nonprofit organizations in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.


Grants, Hearst Foundations.


Grants, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation.


Grants, The Wallace Foundation.


Helping Outreach Programs to Expand I (HOPE I) Grant Program, Office for Victims of Crime. Application deadline: open (contingent upon fund availability).


International Terrorism Victim Expense Reimbursement Program, Office for Victims of Crime.


Local, State or National Grants, Walmart Foundation.


Public Welfare Foundation Grants, Public Welfare Foundation. Letters of inquiries are accepted throughout the year.


RGK Grant Program, RGK Foundation. Electronic Letters of Inquiry are accepted throughout the year.






Soros Justice Fellowships, Open Society Foundations. Deadline: October 12, 2016.


Graduate Research Fellowship in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, National Institute of Justice. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm ET on November 21, 2016. Register for an informational webinar October 4 @ 2:00 pm ET.


Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research, National Institutes of Health. Closing date for applications: January 7, 2017.


Applications Accepted Anytime

Veterans Innovation Partnership Fellowship Program, U.S. Department of State.




Call for Papers, Global Status of Women and Girls, Christopher Newport University. Submit abstract by September 30, 2016.


Call for Proposals, National Conference on Juvenile Justice and 80th Annual Conference, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Submit by Friday, September 30, 2016.


National Call for Presenters, 2017 National Conference on Bullying, School Safety Advocacy Council. Submit proposal.


Request for Proposals Justice for All Project, National Center for State Courts. Proposals must be submitted no later than October 5, 2016.


Call for Workshop Proposals, Annual Conference ~ Solving the Campus Sexual Assault and Dating Violence Puzzle, Chrysalis Network. Proposals are due by Friday, October 7, 2016.


Call for Proposals, 25th Conference on Men & Masculinities, American Men's Studies Association. Submission deadline: October 14, 2016.


Call for Presenters, 19th Annual Joint Conference: Preventing Sexual Violence Through Assessment, Treatment and Safe Management, Massachusetts Adolescent Sex Offender Coalition and Massachusetts Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. Proposals are due by October 15, 2016.


Call for Presenters, 2017 National School Safety Conference, School Safety Advocacy Council.


Call for Proposals, 3rd Biennial ILA Women & Leadership Conference, International Leadership Association. Submission deadline: November 7, 2016.


Call for Papers on Mental Health, Guns and Gun Violence, Violence and Gender. Deadline for manuscript submission: November 22, 2016.


2017 Request for Proposals, 16th Annual Crime Victim Law Conference, National Crime Victim Law Institute. Deadline for submissions: Friday, December 2, 2016.


Present a Poster at the 2017 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Systems Change (click on "Poster Session" tab), End Violence Against Women International. Submissions must be received not later than Friday, December 2, 2016.


Submissions Accepted Anytime

Call for Papers, DIGNITY: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence.




Second Annual Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research, International Center for Research on Women. Submit nominations by midnight ET, October 14, 2016.


Warren E. Burger Award for Excellence in Court Administration, National Center for State Courts. Nominations are due no later than Friday, October 14, 2016.


Jeanne Clery Campus Safety Award, Clery Center for Security on Campus. Entry deadline: October 21, 2016.



Law Enforcement Scholarships, End Violence Against Women International. Complete the application form and submit it to kathryn@evawintl.org by October 14, 2016.


Teresa Scalzo Memorial Prosecutor Scholarships, End Violence Against Women International. Submit application to kathryn@evawintl.org by October 14, 2016.


Better Your Life Scholarship, Brandy Austin Law Firm, PLLC. Submit application materials by November 22, 2016.


2016-17 Professional Development Scholarship for Crime Victims / Survivors, National Crime Victim Law Institute. Submission deadlines: 5:00 pm PT, Tuesday, January 31, 2017 for the Crime Victim Law Conference and 5:00 pm PT four weeks prior to the training date for in-person and technology-assisted trainings.


Applications Accepted Anytime

Professional Development Scholarships, Office for Victims of Crime, Training and Technical Assistance Center. Completed application materials must be received at least 60 calendar days prior to the event or the request will be rejected ~ NO EXCEPTIONS.




Become an Ambassador to raise awareness of digital dating abuse, That's Not Cool.


Call for Public Comment on Women's Prevention Services Initiative Draft Recommendations, Women's Prevention Services Initiative. Submit comments by September 30, 2016.


Call to Action ~ We Need Your Voice! Sign on to Support National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls, National Indigenous Women's Resource Center.


Call for Applications! 2016 Implementation Sites Project, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Applications will be accepted until Friday, September 30, 2016 at 6 pm PT.


Submit a Blog Post ~ Now accepting submissions, National Latin@ Network. If you're interested in submitting a Blog post, e-mail Rebecca De Leon.


Apply to attend the "Stories We Tell" Workshops, The Voices and Faces Project. Applications due: September 30, 2016 for the Milwaukee, WI workshop; October 7, 2016 for the Skokie, IL workshop; TBA in December for the Chicago, IL workshop.


Participate in a research study on college sexual violence, Fuller Theological Seminary Graduate School of Psychology. Complete survey by October 1, 2016.


Stop the Debt Trap for Survivors: Submit Comments to CFPB, Center for Survivor Agency & Justice. Comments due: October 7, 2016 by 11:59 pm ET.


Call for Survivors for Drama-Documentary on Home Invasions, Investigation Discovery. Contact Kat from October Films for more information.


Get involved with the Engaging Men Project, St. Michael's Hospital.


Call for bilingual Latin@ victim advocates to take a short survey, Alianza Latina en contra la Agresión Sexual. Complete survey.


Support group facilitators: We want to hear from you!, FORGE. Survey will be open through November 1, 2016.



Exhibit at the 2017 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Systems Change (click on "Exhibitors" tab), End Violence Against Women International.


Participate in the Fourteenth Annual Law Student Writing Competition, American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence. Submission deadline: Spring 2017.


Anytime /Ongoing

Become a Consultant, Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center.


Call for Volunteers, ABA Military Pro Bono Project.


Customized Training and Technical Assistance, Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center. All applications must be submitted at least 90 days prior to the event date.



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