Next call: October 25, 2022 (9am HST / 12pm PST / 3pm CST / 3pm EST)

These bi-monthly community connect calls are intended to be a space for AANHPI advocates, community members, and allies to connect, dialogue, share successes, problem solve, and network. API-GBV staff will be available to moderate and encourage discussion, but this is a space for YOU, as the experts of this work, to share your experiences and to learn from allies across the country.

October’s theme: Navigating the Grants Process

With several current federal grants opening soon, is your organization well positioned to take advantage of the upcoming opportunities? October’s Bridges Connect Call will be a space to discuss the opportunities and challenges around grants, from federal to foundation. Please bring your questions and be prepared to share your experiences or strategies related to applying for or managing grants, the organizational structures or processes that support grants management, and other related topics.

You will also hear about two current opportunities: Program Specialists from OVW Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) Program will provide an overview of the LAV program with a focus on the special funding initiative, the Expanding Legal Services Initiative. LAV program staff will review its purpose, eligibility, priority areas, and some general information about the application process. A Q&A session will follow. API-GBV staff will also provide information about our new ARP Support for Survivors grant program, which will support community-based, culturally-specific organizations serving survivors of violence.


ASL interpretation and live captioning provided.

Other details:

Meetings will be hosted on Zoom, and you are encouraged to join with video and voice to the extent that you are comfortable. These calls will not be recorded, but we may share takeaways, without identifying information, with our staff or community. ASL interpretation and captioning will be provided. Please get in contact with us, or indicate in your RSVP, if you require additional interpretation or accessibility features.

If you cannot make October’s call, but would like to be on the list for future dates, please email

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