Once considered a private matter, domestic violence is now increasingly recognized as a public problem with vast immediate and long-term physical, emotional, social, economic, and other impacts. Recognizing that the quality and safety of our partner relationships are shaped by conditions in our community environments and the actions of multiple sectors, Prevention Institute and Blue Shield of California Foundation will award one-year planning and capacity building grants to five well-established, multisector collaboratives that would like to integrate community-level domestic violence prevention into their work. The grant period will be from November 2018 to October 2019.
The five collaboratives that are selected will receive funding and technical assistance to deepen their shared understanding of community conditions that contribute to domestic violence and those that can promote safe relationships; leverage strengths and broaden engagement of local organizations; and adopt strategies that create community environments conducive to safe relationships and domestic violence prevention. Awardees will also participate in a learning community over the grant period.
More information about this funding opportunity
Review the funding announcement package: Please review the package to better understand the vision, objectives and requirements, as well as the application criteria and instructions. (Download on right)
Map of California Regions (from the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence): This map can help in identifying your geographic area on the cover sheet of your Letter of Interest.
Watch the webinar recording: We hosted a July 12th webinar on the funding announcement to provide an overview of the grant opportunity and answer questions. The recording and slide deck are now available.
Learn more about the background and context for this grant program, including the research supporting the approach, and emerging examples of multi-sector community-level prevention.
Submit letters of Interest (LOIs) as per instructions in the announcement package by Monday, August 6, 2018 at 5pm Pacific Time. Please direct all questions to Program Assistant Abena Asare, email@example.com.