Family and Community Violence Prevention Program Grants

What is the aim of the Family and Community Violence Prevention Program Grants?

To establish Family Life Centers on the campuses of 24 minority institutions of higher education to: (1) assess local community resources for violence prevention projects; (2) coordinate activities with existing violence prevention projects; (3) design and implement educational interventions addressing interpersonal family violence; and (4) design and implement a project to identify students from dysfunctional families and support them with coping strategies.

Who is Eligible to Apply for the Family and Community Violence Prevention Program Grants?

Eligible Applicants: An institute of higher education representing 4-year undergraduate institutions and a 2 year tribal college historically identified as providing education primarily to minority students, or having a majority enrollment of minority students.

How to Apply for the Family and Community Violence Prevention Program Grants?

All open grant opportunities are posted on www.grants.gov. Additional information and application kits may be requested by calling 240-453-8822 or writing to: Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS) Office of Grants Management, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20852

How much is the Family and Community Violence Prevention Program Grants?

$100,000 to $250,000.

Where to Apply for Family and Community Violence Prevention Program Grants?

Regional or Local Office
Program Management Contact:
Office of Minority Health, Division of Program Operations,
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852
Telephone: (240) 453-8444

Grants Management Contact:
Office of Grants Management,
1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 550, Rockville, MD 20852,
Telephone (240) 453-8822

Headquarters Office
Eric C. West, Tower Building Suite 550, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Rockville, Maryland 20852
Phone: (240) 453-8822
Email: eric.west@hhs.gov

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