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AVA Connect – Implementation Planning

Good morning everyone!  I hope that each of you will have an extra day off this weekend to celebrate July 4th weekend!   In June, 30 VAWA Administrators joined in on an information sharing AVA Connect Conversation focused solely on Implementation Planning.  During June’s conversation, we gave participants an overview of the specific Implementation Planning […]

AVA Connect Conversations

Hello VAWA Administrators!   This post is simply your reminder of the upcoming series of AVA Connect Conversations devoted to topical discussion focused on Implementation Planning.   Please see below for our planned discussion items for each of the monthly AVA Connect Conversations throughout the remainder of 2021.  We will firm up the dates for […]

Virtual Peer to Peer

Happy Friday! We recently reached out to you to gauge your interest and availability in participating in an in-person or virtual peer-to-peer that would focus solely on Implementation Planning. We appreciate your prompt response and more importantly, your interest in participating. Based on the feedback, many VAWA SAA’s are still under travel restrictions and thus would be […]

SASP Solicitation – FY 2021

Please read the below email from Amy Loder/OVW regarding the SASP Solicitation:     Greetings.   The SASP solicitation has posted to the OVW website. It may be accessed at: https://www.justice.gov/ovw/page/file/1388386/download   There is a new application submission process this year. Please review the solicitation thoroughly and begin the submission process early to ensure a successful submission.  […]

All VAWA Open Solicitations

For an updated list of all VAWA open solicitations and their due dates, you can access the following link: https://www.justice.gov/ovw/open-solicitations   From this site, you can also register to get an alert or notice each time a new VAWA solicitation is released.   Have a great weekend! Barry

White House FY 22 Budget Request

Good morning! I wanted to share with you, a link to a narrative summary of the White House’s FY 22 Budget Request. Of great interest, as you will see below, is that this FY 22 Budget Request proposes to nearly double funding for Violence Against Women Act programs to $1 billion!   (I have highlighted this section below.) […]

2021 VAWA Reauthorization Act – More Info

Yesterday, I posted information about the 2021 VAWA Reauthorization Act.   I wanted to follow-up on that post by encouraging you to take the time to review two of the attachments. In yesterday’s post, there was a section by section analysis (included below) that is 13 pages long but a good overview of what is included […]

STOP Solicitation

In case you have not yet seen the below post from Amy Loder, OVW…     Greetings.   The STOP solicitation has been posted to the OVW website. The solicitation may be accessed at: https://www.justice.gov/ovw/page/file/1375486/download   There is a new application submission process this year. Please review the solicitation thoroughly and begin the submission process early to […]

VAWA Reauthorization Act of 2021

The VAWA Reauthorization Act of 2021 was introduced in the House yesterday.  If approved, the proposal will be sent to the Senate for discussion. At this time, this is only a proposed bill.  I promise to keep you posted if it passes or if it stalls. You can find a bulleted list of some of the […]