Department of Justice - OVW FY 2010 Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
- Organization: DOJ
The LAV Grant Program awards grants to law school legal clinics, domestic violence victims’ shelters, bar associations, sexual assault programs, private nonprofit entities, Indian tribal governments and tribal organizations, territorial organizations, legal aid or statewide legal services, and faith- and/or community-based legal service providers. Grant funds may be used to provide direct legal services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking in matters arising from the abuse or violence and to provide enhanced training for lawyers representing these victims. The objective of the LAV Grant Program is to develop innovative, collaborative projects that provide quality representation to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.