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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.

ALL postings on this page are for 30 days, or until the stated deadline.

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.  However, if we have questions about your submission, we will contact you. Thank you.

Note: The National Center is not responsible for the content of the postings or the external Internet sites. If you have questions about a specific posting, contact the sponsoring organization. Please be aware the contents of web pages we link to may change without notice. Please notify the National Center if you find links that don't connect.


Review NIJ's Forthcoming Funding Opportunities.

See 2015 DOJ Grants FInancial Guide.

See OVW's 2015 Program Plan Chart.


Sexual Assault Justice Initiative, Office on Violence Against Women. Closing date for applications: October 13, 2015. Read news release about this new Initiative.

Domestic Violence Safe Housing Grants, Red Rover. Applications are due on October 15, 2015.

Intimate Partner Violence Request for Proposals, Ideas42. Applications due: October 16, 2015.

Rape Prevention and Education, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Closing date for applications: October 23, 2015.

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Project Demonstration, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Closing date for applications: October 23, 2015.

DELTA FOCUS (Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership Through Alliances, Focusing on Outcomes for Communities United with States), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Closing date for applications: October 26, 2015.

Grants Advancing Social Justice, Impact Fund. Letters of interest received prior to Thursday, October 29, 2015 (noon PT) will be considered.

Juvenile Justice Reentry Education Program: Opening Doors to College and Careers through Career and Technical Education, U.S. Department of Education. Deadline for transmittal of applications: October 30, 2015.

Secondary Analysis of Existing Databases in Traumatic Brain Injury to Explore Outcomes Relevant to Medical Rehabilitation, National Institutes of Health. Application due date: October 30, 2015.





Judicial Outreach and Domestic Violence Response, U.S. Department of State. Closing date for applications: November 2, 2015.

Women's Shelters Grant, AKC Humane Fund. Applications are accepted on a quarterly basis and must be postmarked by the following dates: November 15, 2015; February 15, 2016; May 15, 2016; August 15, 2016; and November 15, 2016.

CAPSTONE Centers for Multidisciplinary Research and Training in Child Abuse and Neglect, National Institutes of Health. Closing date for applications: November 19, 2015.

Homeless & Human Trafficking Grant, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Deadline: November 20, 2015.





Taproot Service Grant (Pro Bono Professional Services for Nonprofit Organizations), Taproot Foundation. Application deadlines: Round 2: December 1, 2015; Round 3: March 1, 2016; and Round 4: June 1, 2016. Note: Applicants should be nonprofits in the Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and Washington, DC metro areas.

AmeriCorps State and National Competitive Grants FY 2016, Corporation for National and Community Service. A notification of intent to apply is REQUIRED and due Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 5:00 pm ET.

Career Development Grants, AAUW. Applications open through December 15, 2015.





Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, National Institute of Justice. All applications are due by 11:59 pm ET on February 1, 2016.

SJI Grants, State Justice Institute. Application due date: February 1, 2016 and May 1, 2016.




Rolling Deadlines or Applications Accepted Anytime

Domestic Violence & Pets Grant, Amie's Place Foundation. Deadline: open.

Education and Affordable Housing are Funding Priorities, Hearst Foundations.

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

Grants addressing the root causes of social or environmental problems, Singing for Change. Letters of interest may be submitted at any time by email or USPS, and are reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Grants, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation.

Grants, The Wallace Foundation.

Healthy Lifestyle Programs Grants, Daniels Fund. Applications from nonprofit organizations in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming may by submitted throughout the year.

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.

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

Red Rover Domestic Violence Safe Escape Grants, Red Rover.

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

Sherman Fairchild Foundation Grants, Sherman Fairchild Foundation. Ongoing deadline.

Walmart Store and Sam's Club Giving Programs, Walmart. Contact the Community Involvement Coordinator at the Walmart Store or Sam’s Club facility nearest you.





Soros Justice Fellowships, Open Society Foundations. Deadline: October 21, 2015.


CLINIC Immigration Fellow, Kentucky Equal Justice Center. Application deadline: October 26, 2015.


Gender Justice Fellow, Legal Momentum.


2016-17 Reproductive Justice Federal and State Fellowships, Law Students for Reproductive Justice. Application deadline: December 1, 2015.


Graduate Research Fellowship ..., National Institute of Justice. All applications are due by 11:59 pm ET on December 15, 2015.

... in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

... in the Social and Behavioral Sciences


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 for edited collection on Women in Prison. Deadline for abstracts: October 15, 2015.


Submit Workshop Proposal (scroll down), Solving the Campus Sexual Assault and Dating Violence Puzzle, Chrysalis Network. Deadline for proposals is Friday, October 16, 2015.


Call for Workshop Proposals, NYSCASA Conference, New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Deadline extended: send workshop proposal no later than October 23, 2015.


Call for Abstracts, YTH Live, YTH. Submissions due: Friday, October 30, 2015.


Call for Abstracts, 12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Safety 2016, Finland National Institute for Health and Welfare, and co-sponsored by World Health Organization. Deadline for submission: November 1, 2015.


Call for Presentations, 2016 National Conference on Bullying & Child Victimization, School Safety Advocacy Council. Entry deadline is November 1, 2015.


Call for Papers on Mental Health, Violence, and Guns, Violence and Gender. Deadline for manuscript submissions: November 20, 2015.


Call for Presenters, 5th Annual Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference, Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Proposals must be submitted online no later than November 20, 2015 at noon MT.


Call for Posters, 2016 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Engaging Men & Boys, End Violence Against Women International. All materials must be submitted as a complete package by Tuesday, December 1, 2015.


Call for Proposals, 32nd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity ~ "From the Margins to the Center", University of Hawai'i at Mãnoa's Center on Disability Studies and College of Education. Final submission deadline: December 17, 2015.


Call for Abstracts, 2017 International Conference on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, End Violence Against Women International. Deadline for submissions: April 18, 2016.



Submissions Accepted Anytime






Warren E. Burger Award for Excellence in Court Administration, National Center for State Courts. Nominations are due no later than Friday, October 16, 2015.





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.




Apply to attend Building Collaborative Responses to Trafficked Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Office on Violence Against Women, in partnership with Futures Without Violence. Application deadline: October 19, 2015.


Remember those we have lost, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Submit name and information


Exhibit at the 2016 Conference, International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Engaging Men & Boys, End Violence Against Women International.


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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