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Stalking Program Solicitation

Good afternoon. Please refer to the following link if you would like more information about the FY 2024  Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Program Solicitation https://www.justice.gov/ovw/media/1343286/dl?inline Take care, Barry

President Biden’s FY25 Budget re VAWA

Good morning/afternoon.  President Biden’s FY25 Budget was released today and posted on the OMB’s website.  I am sharing two links that provide more specific detail about this budget. The following link is a 44 page document that is the DOJ Appendix for the FY25 Budget. You can find VAWA specific information starting at the bottom of page […]

Y 24 OVW Solicitation Announcements

Good morning VAWA Administrators!! Please refer to the below links for FY 2024 OVW Solicitation Announcements: Fiscal Year 2024 Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Program Solicitation https://www.justice.gov/ovw/media/1339426/dl?inline – Deadline to submit SF-424 and SF-LLL in Grants.gov: 11:59 PM Eastern Time (ET) on April 4, 2024 – Deadline to submit full application in JustGrants: 8:59 PM […]

OVW Solicitations – Rural Programs, Cybercrime and Transitional Housing

Please refer to the below links for FY 2024 OVW Program Announcements: – OVW Fiscal Year 2024 Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program – Solicitation https://www.justice.gov/ovw/media/1338391/dl?inline – OVW Fiscal Year 2024 National Resource Center on Cybercrimes Against Individuals Program – Solicitation https://www.justice.gov/ovw/media/1338491/dl?inline – OVW Fiscal Year 2024 Transitional Housing Assistance Grants […]

AVA Peer to Peer – June 2024

Good afternoon! As many of you know, AVA held two Peer-to-Peer (P2P) meetings in 2023.  Our current plan is to hold just one meeting in 2024.  Last year’s meetings were held on the east coast and in the western part of the US, so this year we chose the central US, specifically, Madison, Wisconsin. The Madison airport […]

AVA Executive Director Position

The AVA Board of Directors is excited to announce that we are searching for our next Executive Director.  Our current ED, Barry Bryant has expressed his desire to retire by August of this year. The AVA ED position is a part-time position that requires about 25-30 hours each week and allows interested individuals to work […]

Important Changes to STOP and SASP Subrecipient Performance Reporting

Happy Monday everyone! I am sharing/re-sharing an email from Melissa Schmisek with OVW.  Her reminder is below.   Barry       Subject: Reminder RE: Important Changes to STOP and SASP Subrecipient Performance Reporting Hello SASP and STOP Administrators, As you know, in 2024, MEI (Measuring Effectiveness Initiative) and OVW will launch a web-based tool for […]

OVW Solicitations – for Tribal Governments Program and for Outreach Services to Underserved Populations

Over the past two days, I received the following solicitation announcements. I wanted to share them in case you did not see the notices: OVW Fiscal Year 2024 Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program: Strengthening Tribal Advocacy Responses Track (START) – Solicitation https://www.justice.gov/ovw/media/1336746/dl?inline Important Dates and Information  Application deadline for Grants.gov: April 24, 2024 – […]

NCJA Podcast on Engaging Tribal Communities

About a week ago, I was listening to an NCJA podcast from June of 2023.   The podcast seemed like something that new VAWA Administrators may find helpful and useful as they begin thinking about and planning for their first/next Implementation Plan (IP). This particular podcast focuses on engaging tribal communities and offers suggestions for building […]