The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) program will award $550 million to grantees to support COVID-19 testing, vaccines, and mobile health units for millions of domestic violence survivors nationwide. These funds will reduce the barriers to health services that help mitigate the spread of the virus for domestic violence survivors, including in rural communities and in the geographically isolated Alaskan Native villages, and will promote the health and well-being of adults and children exposed to domestic violence. This historic investment will provide 296 supplemental grant awards that will reach states, territories, tribes. This funding will research thousands of programs across the country including 1,500 local domestic violence shelters, as well as 252 tribal domestic violence programs.
The Family Violence Prevention and Services/Domestic Violence Shelter and Supportive Services/Grants to Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations is available and open for application submissions.