Our goal is to enhance the ability for states and territories to administer STOP-logoFormula Grant Programs

The MISSION of the Association of VAWA Administrators (AVA) is to encourage and facilitate mutual support, awareness and cooperation among states and territories administering Violence Against Women Act formula grants and to provide a centralized voice for the advancement of improvements to enhance the effectiveness of VAWA administration.

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Recent News

AVA Board of Directors and Elections – 2018

We will be holding AVA Board elections during the 2018 AVA Annual meeting in Atlanta, GA in March. ...Read More

AVA Annual Meeting – Atlanta GA, March 2018

AVA’s Annual Meeting: As has become our tradition, AVA will hold our annual meeting during the STOP conference. Our ...Read More

OVW Announces New Principal Deputy Director

Dear OVW Colleagues:  

It has been my great honor to have been able to ...Read More

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VAWA Resources

STOP and SASP Solicitation Info for FY2018

Program Name CFDA Number Estimated Solicitation Release Date Type of Applicants Anticipated Application Due Date Competition Peer Review Estimated Peer Review Date Sexual Assault Services Formula ...Read More

President’s Budget

The President’s budget was released earlier today.  You can find the complete budget on the OMB website at. https://www.whitehouse.gov/ ...Read More

2018 STOP Administrators and Coalition Directors Joint Meeting

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Meeting Summaries

AVA Peer to Peer – Nashville October 2017

AVA conducted our fourth Peer-to-Peer (P2P) regional mentoring meeting in Nashville, TN in early October.  The meeting included ...Read More

AVA Annual Meeting – Tucson 2017

AVA Annual Meeting 2017 March 28, 2017 Tucson, Arizona   It was great being in Tucson with you and we want to ...Read More

Austin Peer to Peer Meeting – Febrary 2017

AVA held a Peer-to-Peer meeting in February in Austin.   A lot of information was covered,  many great conversations ...Read More
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