IHS Division of Behavioral Health Funding Opportunity: “The Domestic Violence Prvention Initiative (DVPI)”

The Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) is pleased to announce the Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) Notice of Funding Opportunity Announcement. Individual award amounts will range from $50,000 to $200,000 for IHS, Tribes, and tribal organizations. Urban Indian organization awards will be $100,000 each. The project period will operate from September 30, 2017 to September 29, 2020, dependent upon appropriations.
 
The DVPI is a nationally-coordinated grant and Federal award program promoting the development of evidence-based and practice-based models that represent culturally appropriate prevention and treatment approaches to domestic and sexual violence from a community-driven context.
The link to the Federal funding opportunity is available on the IHS DBH website.
 
The deadline for the application submission is August 31, 2017.
For questions, please contact Selina Keryte, National DVPI Coordinator, by phone at 301-443-7064 or by email at selina.keryte@ihs.gov.