VAWA Resources

VAWA Reauthorization

  Hello VAWA Administrators! I want to give you a status report on the VAWA Reauthorization that we learned about last Friday during a conversation with our congressional contact in D.C. Our contact shared that the Reauthorization Bill (House Bill HR 1585) passed through the Judiciary Committee two weeks ago and the full House will […]

FY19 Appropriations Bill Becomes Law

Dear Administrators: Thankfully, just ahead of a second government shutdown, the FY19 appropriations bill has been passed by both the House and Senate and subsequently signed by the President. Of great interest to VAWA Administrators, $497,500,000 was transferred from the Crime Victims Fund to support STOP VAWA Formula and Discretionary grants. Here’s a breakdown of […]

Rape Survivor Child Custody Act (RSCCA) Application Due Date

While you may have already seen the below message from OVW, we wanted to be sure that you saw the RSCCA application due date notice from Amy Loder:     Good morning and happy New Year.   Applications and certification letters for the Rape Survivor Child Custody Act (RSCCA) funds are due by 11:59 pm ET […]