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Addressing Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting

Grants to USA Agencies, IHEs, For-Profits, Nonprofits,
and Tribal Entities for Programs to Benefit Girls

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

Conf. Date:

05/24/21

Deadline Date:

06/15/21 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Grants to USA and Territories agencies, IHEs, for-profit and nonprofit organizations, and tribal entities for programs that address intentional injuries to girls. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for training, technical assistance, and community services to address and help stop the practice of female genital mutilation and cutting (FGMC).

The goal of this program is to reduce the harmful consequences of FGMC in the United States.

The objective of this program is to deliver community-based programming to stop FGMC by educating communities where FGMC might be a risk about the medical consequences of FGMC and forming community networks of agencies and organizations that are positioned to identify girls at-risk and respond to eligible survivors/victims.

Deliverables include:

  • Direct service provision to survivors/victims, at-risk individuals, and communities
  • Community outreach
  • A final report describing project activities, promising practices, challenges encountered, and solutions to address those challenges

For further information on FY 2021 priority areas, see https://ovc.ojp.gov/funding/fy-2021/o-ovc-2021-96003.pdf#page=6.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 188440

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,800,000

Number of Grants:

6

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $300,000

Term of Contract:

- Period of Performance start date: 10/1/2021 12:00 AM
- Period of Performance duration: 36 months

Eligibility:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Public housing authorities
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility
  • State governments

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants: City or township governments, County governments, For profit organizations other than small businesses, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Private institutions of higher education, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, State governments

For purposes of this solicitation, “state” means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

All recipients and subrecipients (including any for-profit organization) must forgo any profit or management fee.

Current OVC FGMC grantees who received funding from the OVC FY 2020 FGMC solicitation are not eligible to apply for funding under this solicitation.

OVC will consider applications under which two or more entities would carry out the federal award; however, only one entity may be the applicant. Any others must be proposed as subrecipients (subgrantees). The applicant must be the entity that would have primary responsibility for carrying out the award, including administering the funding and managing the entire program.

Pre-proposal Conference:

OVC will conduct one pre-application webinar on Monday, May 24, 2021, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. eastern time. Participation in the webinar is optional. OVC staff will review the solicitation requirements and conduct a question and answer session with interested potential applicants.

Registration: https://ojp.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=ojp&service=6&rnd=0.13694136691830316&main_url=https%3A%2F%2Fojp.webex.com%2Fec3300%2Feventcenter%2Fevent%2FeventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26%26%26EMK%3D4832534b000000048139ab1d8cb3b3c3783d9d4f87ec296ff46a4dcdd6f5973ec552427ccafa5373%26siteurl%3Dojp%26confViewID%3D183534348717272397%26encryptTicket%3DSDJTSwAAAATWo3j4srN5FHlt1Ol_hBVFXnHJRXKOj2ojJyn2favgVA2%26

Pre-Application Information:

The SF-424 and the SF-LLL will be submitted in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m., eastern time (ET) on June 15, 2021. OJP urges applicants to submit applications at least 72 hours prior to the application due date to allow time for the applicant to receive validation messages or rejection notifications from Grants.gov and to correct in a timely fashion any problems that may have caused a rejection notification.

The full application will be submitted in JustGrants on June 29, 2021 by 11:59 p.m., eastern time (ET).

In FY 2021, applications will be submitted to DOJ in a new two-step processL
- Step 1: Applicants will submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in Grants.gov. To register in Grants.gov, applicants will need to obtain a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) and System for Award Management (SAM) registration or renewal.
- Step 2: Applicants will submit the full application including attachments in JustGrants.

To be considered timely, the full application must be submitted in JustGrants by the JustGrants application deadline.

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=333191

For a list of application documents, see the Package tab (press Preview) on the Grants.gov page above.

View the webinar recording: https://youtu.be/LFg33El7alM

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For technical assistance with submitting the SF-424 and SF-LLL in Grants.gov, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726, 606-545-5035, at Grants.gov customer support webpage , or email at support@grants.gov.

For technical assistance with submitting the full application in DOJ’s Justice Grants System (JustGrants), contact the JustGrants Service Desk at 833–872–5175 or JustGrants.Support@usdoj.gov.

For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the Response Center by telephone at 800–851–3420 or TTY: 301–240–6310 (hearing impaired only) or by email at grants@ncjrs.gov.

CFDA Number:

16.582

Funding or Pin Number:

O-OVC-2021-96003

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

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