NAU Gets $500,000 For Santa Cruz County Domestic Violence Victims

$550,000 in grant funds have been awarded to Northern Arizona University to encourage and build innovative and collaborative safety and accountability networks among stakeholders in Santa Cruz County.   The grant funds were awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women (“OVW”), which is a component of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”).

“This significant amount of Justice Department funding will enhance awareness of and prevent domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking in rural communities, and increase the services available to the victims of those offenses.” said U.S. Attorney Leonardo. “We encourage all agencies to be proactive and apply for future grant funding through our Office on Violence Against Women.”

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