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New Grantee Orientation

In case you missed this from Amy Loder/OVW: “Good evening everyone.   I would like to provide an update about the New Grantee Orientation (NGO). We have received several inquiries, with an increase over the past several days. It is our understanding that many states, territories, and organizations are unable to travel. More importantly, we […]

AVA Annual Meeting – Postponed

Happy Friday Everyone! The AVA Board just met today and we have decided to postpone the March 24, 2020 annual meeting. We are not ready to set a firm reschedule date because we think that you, like us, may have other things more critical, that you need to attend to at this time. While our annual […]

Save the Date – AVA’s Annual Meeting – March 24th, 2020

SAVE THE DATE – March 24th, 2020 AVA Annual Meeting – 2:00pm – 3:30pm EST   AVA’s Annual Meeting will take place this year, via webinar.   Please join us as we provide: Updates and opening remarks from AVA Board President A review of AVA’s FY19-20 budget with AVA’s Treasurer An update from the AVA Executive […]

FY 2020 Sexual Assault Services Formula (SAS Formula) Program Solicitation is now available! 

Good morning, I’m pleased to announce that the FY 2020 Sexual Assault Services Formula (SAS Formula) Program Solicitation is now available!  You can find the full solicitation on the OVW website here, https://www.justice.gov/ovw/page/file/1248436/download.  Applications will be submitted via GMS.   Application Due Date: April 14, 2020   Please note that the state/territory allocations have not been […]

OVW Fiscal Year 2020 Research and Evaluation Initiative Solicitation is now available

New! The OVW Fiscal Year 2020 Research and Evaluation Initiative Solicitation is now available. Apply by: March 25, 2020 OVW’s Research and Evaluation Initiative is designed to support researcher-practitioner partnerships and a broad range of research and evaluation methods, including qualitative, mixed-method, and quasi-experimental, and experimental designs. Eligible applicants are limited to: States, units of local government, […]

NY law calls for domestic violence training for beauty professionals

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A new state law will have beauty industry professionals on the front lines of domestic violence and sexual assault prevention. Lawmakers said beauty professionals are in a unique position to identify and support survivors. They will now get specialized training to help victims in dangerous situations by providing them with the […]

Peer to Peer Opportunity – April 2020

Good afternoon to each of you.  I hope that your new year has started off well. We are considering conducting a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) meeting that is solely focused on Implementation Plans.  This P2P is designed for STOP Administrators and staff only. Some of you have expressed interest because you are a new administrator and others of […]

OVW Fiscal Year 2020 Training and Technical Assistance Initiative Solicitation is now available

New! The OVW Fiscal Year 2020 Training and Technical Assistance Initiative Solicitation is now available. Apply by: February 26, 2020 OVW’s TA Initiative is designed to strengthen and build the capacity of civil and criminal justice system professionals and victim service providers across the nation to respond effectively to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking […]

OVW Fiscal Year 2020 Grants to Reduce Domestic Violence,  Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking on Campus Program Solicitation is now available

New! The OVW Fiscal Year 2020 Grants to Reduce Domestic Violence,  Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking on Campus Program Solicitation is now available. Apply by: February 12, 2020 The Campus Program supports institutions of higher education to develop and strengthen effective security and investigation strategies to combat domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking on […]

OVW Fiscal Year 2020 Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program

The OVW Fiscal Year 2020 Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program Solicitation is now available. Apply by: February 12, 2020 The Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program (TSASP) supports projects to create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services provided by Tribes, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations within Indian country and Alaska Native villages. Eligible applicants are limited to: […]