Grant Management

2015 OVW Open Solicitations

OVW’s website provides a list where you can find formula as well as open competitive solicitations.  In addition, you will find a handy chart outlining the release dates of the solicitations as well as helpful notes on the various grants.  

STOP Purpose Areas

Purpose Areas STOP Formula Program funds are intended for use by states and territories; state, local, and tribal courts (including juvenile courts); Indian tribal governments; units of local government; and nonprofit, nongovernmental victim services programs, including community-based organizations. Grants and subgrants supported through this Program must meet one or more of the following statutory purpose […]

VAWA 2013 – AVA’s Summary of Legislation

­­­­Hello STOP Administrators!! AVA is providing the following summary of some of the changes included in VAWA 2013. Please remember that the effective date of VAWA 2013 is October of this year so these changes would apply to your 2014 STOP awards. This summary primarily includes changes affecting the STOP Formula Grant Program and is […]

2013 STOP FAQs

Office on Violence Against Women Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About STOP Formula Grants Updated February 2014 NOTE: These FAQs have been updated to reflect changes made by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA 2013). These changes took effect on October 1, 2014, with the Fiscal Year 2014 grants. If the funding involved […]

Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA)

The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) was signed on September 26, 2006. The intent is to empower every American with the ability to hold the government accountable for each spending decision. The end result is to reduce wasteful spending in the government. The FFATA legislation requires information on federal awards (federal financial assistance […]

Office for Civil Rights

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) ensures that recipients of financial assistance from OJP and its components comply with federal laws that prohibit discrimination in both employment and the delivery of services or benefits based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, and disability. In addition, federal law […]