Supporting Organizational Sustainability to Address Violence Against Women Institute

SOS Institute
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 (All day) - Friday, August 22, 2014 (All day)
The SOS Institute is an interactive 2.5 days training with six months follow up support on action plans to enhance organizational infrastructure and provide institutional sustainability support for community based organizations working with underrepresented and underserved populations.

Pending OVW approval, we are accepting applications.

Presented by:
U. S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, in partnership with Futures Without Violence.

Who may attend?

·       Community-based organizations (CBOs) that work with specific underrepresented and underserved populations.  The communities may include, but not limited to:  tribal communities, LGBT communities, newly arrived communities, rural communities, and other underrepresented communities.

·       OVW grantees and their partners must receive prior approval from their OVW Program Specialist if they will be requesting to use their OVW travel funds to participate in this training.

·       Participants must attend in teams of 2-3 individuals. Team members may include, but are not limited to: executive director, board member, and program staff, to obtain the maximum benefit of the institute.

How to apply: Organizations interested in participating will need to submit an application for this training.  Please apply ASAP if you are interested.  Link to the Online Application:  For more information, visit Futures Without Violence SOS Institute on the web.


The education program is provided free of charge.  Please note that participants are responsible for their own meals, lodging, travel arrangements, and costs associated with attending the program. Please do not make any travel arrangements until you receive a confirmation letter.
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