All applicants for the Campus Program must:
- Create a coordinated community response to violence against women on campus. The multidisciplinary response should involve the entire campus as well as the larger community in which the campus is located. Note: At minimum, campuses applying for support must develop partnerships with at least one local nonprofit, nongovernmental victim services organization and one or more of the following criminal justice or civil legal agencies: law enforcement, prosecution, civil legal assistance providers, systems-based victim services units, or judiciary and court personnel.
- Establish a mandatory prevention and education program about violence against women for all incoming students, working in collaboration with campus and community-based victim advocacy organizations. The program should include information about dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
- Train campus police to respond effectively in dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking cases. Training programs should be developed in collaboration with campus or community-based victim advocacy programs and should include information about relevant state and federal laws and arrest protocols; information on enforcement of orders of protection; and instruction on making primary aggressor determinations.
- Establish or strengthen programs to train members of campus disciplinary boards to respond effectively to charges of violence against women. All members of campus disciplinary boards, including faculty, staff, students, and administrators should receive expert training about violence against women.
Who can apply:
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Eligible functional categories:
Grants to Reduce Violent Crimes Against Women on Campus
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Department of Justice, Headquarters, Office of Justice Programs