The California Department of Social Services (CDSS), in partnership with the Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs (CAPIAA), is pleased to announce the availability of $50 million in Fiscal Years 2022-23 and 2023-24 for the Stop the Hate Program. California Government Code § 8260 authorizes the CDSS, in consultation with the CAPIAA, to provide grants to qualified organizations to provide support and services to victims and survivors of hate incidents and hate crimes and their families and facilitate hate incident or hate crime prevention measures.
The services to be funded include:
- Direct services for victims and survivors of hate incidents and their families, including mental and complementary health services, wellness and community healing, legal services, navigation, case management, and referrals;
- Prevention services, including arts and cultural work, youth development, senior safety and escort programs, safety planning training; and cross-racial alliance work; and
- Intervention services, including outreach, training, restorative justice, coordination with local government and institutional partners, and coordinated regional rapid response.
Request for Application (RFA) and Application Instructions: Link to CDSS Webpage
Application Due Date: February 13, 2023, 5:00 p.m. PST
RFA Overview Webinar:
Date: December 22, 2022
Time: 04:00 p.m. – 05:00 p.m. PST
Webinar Registration: Link to register on Zoom
If you have any questions regarding the Stop the Hate RFA, please send an email with the subject line “STOP THE HATE RFA” to HIU@dss.ca.gov.
In partnership, California Department of Social Services California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs