Through the PAWS ACT, $2.5 million has been appropriated in 2021 for shelter and transitional housing and other assistance to victims of domestic violence and their companion animals.  The Office for Victims of Crime anticipates making up to five awards of up to $500,000 each for a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2021.  Deadline to apply is Tuesday June 29, 2021.  The Office for Victims of Crime will conduct a pre-application webinar on Thursday, May 20, 2021, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Register for the Webinar