Funding Domestic Violence Services
Find out how domestic violence services are funded and where to locate grant opportunities. Resources include State and local examples.
Grant Programs and Funding Opportunities
Office on Violence Against Women
Summarizes and links to a variety of grant programs addressing domestic violence.
Family Violence – Grants and Funding
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
Links to Federal funding opportunities that address family violence.
Grants and Funding
National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (VAWnet)
Presents information on funding streams, current grant solicitations, application information, and other issues and information related to funding to end violence against women.
Funding the Work: Community Efforts to End Domestic Violence and Child Abuse (PDF - 144 KB)
Trujillo & Test (2003)
Describes sources of funding for community programs to prevent the co-occurring problems of domestic violence and child abuse, including grants through Federal, State, and local governments and private organizations.
National Survey of 107 Shelters for Battered Women and Their Children
Roberts, Robertiello, & Bender (2007)
In Battered Women and Their Families: Intervention Strategies and Treatment Programs
Presents findings from a survey of domestic violence shelters, including information on types of services offered, staffing, funding sources, approximate number of clients served, and more.
Preventing Family Violence: Lessons From the Community Engagement Initiative (PDF - 344 KB)
Family Violence Prevention Fund (2004)
Offers advice from community organizers of family violence prevention programs on getting started, funding a project, and measuring effectiveness.
State and local examples
Funding Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs in North Carolina: Current Practices and Future Strategies (PDF - 315 KB)
Center for Child and Family Policy (2004)
Reviews current funding of domestic violence and sexual assault programs in North Carolina and explores potential alternative funding sources.