EJI is highlighting elder abuse funding opportunities available through the Department of Justice and other federal agencies.
Field-Generated Innovations in Addressing Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation
Through the FY 2017 Field-Generated Innovations in Addressing Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation solicitation OVC seeks applicants to better protect older Americans by improving identification of elder abuse and enhancing response and outreach to victims in three innovation grant categories:
Combating Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation Through Technology.
Increasing Justice for Older Americans.
Focusing on Victims by Identifying and Remedying Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation.
Innovation projects should focus on improving the capacity of the crime victims’ field to provide trauma-informed, culturally competent, comprehensive services to victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation
OVC expects to make at least six total awards (at least two in each category) totaling $3,250,000 under this solicitation.