Oregon Department of Justice

STOP Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Fund

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Federal Civil Rights Requirements

A Civil Rights Requirements page has been added under CVSD Grantee Information. OVW released the 2013 FAQs - Civil Rights Non-Discrimination VAWA to provide futher guidance.This page provides information and links that will assist Grantees in complying with the civil rights laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in federally assisted programs or activities, the Limited English Proficiency (LEP) guidelines, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Plans (EEOP) that are required of recipients of VAWA funding through the Oregon Department of Justice Crime Victims’ Services Division (CVSD).

STOP VAWA Implementation Plan for Oregon

Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) approved the FY 2014 - 2016 Implementation Plan and appendices for use effective July 1, 2014. Oregon's previous plan is included as a reference only:

STOP VAWA funds are received from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women and allocated to law enforcement (25%), prosecution (25%), courts (5%), and non-profit, non-governmental victim services providers (45%) to reduce violent crimes against women. Funds are allocated through a two-year competitive application process for law enforcement and prosecution and a non-competitive process for courts. The victim service and discretionary allocation categories are included in the non-competitive joint application process.

A total of 13 programs received 2013 and 2014 STOP VAWA Competitive grant funding ($1,760,639) and the Oregon Judicial Department received $174,756:

A total of 33 programs received victim service and discretionary allocation funds for FY 2013 – 2015.

The nine federally recognized Tribal Nations are included in the 2013 – 2015 non-competitive joint application for domestic and sexual violence funds. Six of nine Tribal Nations have finalized their grant applications and are included in the summary list of awards.

The CVSD Advisory Committee and Implementation Planning Subcommittee made it a priority to serve sexual assault victims, and set a 25% sexual assault set-aside, in which 25% of the total VAWA funding allocated to subgrantees ($475,217 in fiscal year 2013) goes to support sexual assault services.

STOP VAWA funds are not awarded to individuals.

Grant Fund Coordinator contact information assigned to specific programs can be found at: Fund Coordinators Across the State.

For additional information about VAWA please contact:

Diana Fleming, Fund Coordinator
1162 Court Street NE
Salem, OR 97301-4096