Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Justice.
Notice of solicitation.
Announcement of the availability of the National Institute of Justice “National Evaluation of the Domestic Violence Victims' Civil Legal Assistance Program.”
Proposals must be received by close of business July 10, 2000.
National Institute of Justice, 810 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC 20531.Start Further Info
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For a copy of the solicitation, please call NCJRS 1-800-851-3420. For general information about application procedures for solicitations, please call the U.S. Department of Justice Response Center, 1-800-421-6770.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This action is authorized under the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, Sections 201-03, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 3721-23 (1994).
This announcement solicits proposals for a National Evaluation of the Violence Against Women Office's (VAWO) Domestic Violence Victims' Civil Legal Assistance Program. A description of this VAWO program can be found at http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/vawo/grants/civil/descrip.htm.
The purpose of this national evaluation is to: (1) Document the range of local activities and programs supported by the FY1998, FY1999, and FY2000 Violence Against Women Office (VAWO) grants to provide civil legal assistance; (2) document local programs funded by other sources of assistance, the gaps these programs fill, whom they serve, and how VAWO funded programs fit into the larger funding picture in a jurisdiction; (3) examine and document grantee planning and implementation efforts; (4) evaluate the need for the adequacy of special conditions imposed on grantees to preserve victim safety and confidentiality, while simultaneously enhancing the professional services offered by grantees; and (5) determine the effectiveness of these programs in meeting the needs of the women they serve.
Under this solicitation, one evaluation project of up to $800,000 will be funded for a period of up to 36 months.
Interested organizations should call the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) at 1-800-3420 to obtain a copy of “National Evaluation of the Domestic Violence Victims' Civil Legal Assistance Program” (refer to document No. SL000424). For World Wide Web access, connect to either NIJ at http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/funding.htm, or the NCJRS Justice Information Center at http://www.ncjrs.org/fedgrant.htm#nij.Start Signature
Julie E. Samuels,
Acting Director, National Institute of Justice.
[FR Doc. 00-12564 Filed 5-17-00; 8:45 am]
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