STOP Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Fund

How to Use the E-Grants System 

Important Grant Reporting Dates 

Dedicated to Reducing Violent Crimes Against Women

STOP Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) funds are received from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women to reduce violent crimes against women. The funds are allocated to the following:

  • Nonprofit, non-governmental victim services providers (45%)
    • Non-competitive joint application process
  • Law enforcement (25%)
    • Two-year competitive application process
  • Prosecution (25%)
    • Two-year competitive application process
  • Courts (5%)
    • Non-competitive process

The following programs received competitive or non-competitive funds in FY 2015 – 2017:

STOP VAWA funds are not awarded to individuals.

STOP VAWA Implementation Plan for Oregon

A new FY 2017 – 2019 STOP VAWA Implementation Plan (IP) for Oregon is currently in the development phase. The Oregon DOJ CVSD Advisory Committee, Statewide Implementation Planning Subcommittee, along with representatives from underserved populations, population-specific organizations, the nine federally-recognized tribes and interested stakeholders will be included in the planning process.

The new IP will be open to public comment for a period of 60 days prior to submission for federal approval. If you would like to be included in the planning process please contact Diana Fleming at or Alisha Goodwin at

The IP must be submitted to the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) every three years. The IP demonstrates a comprehensive, coordinated plan reflecting the strengths and needs of the state in regards to use of STOP VAWA Formula Grant Funds.

NEW Competitive Funding Opportunity Available as of August 18, 2017

The FY 2018 – 2019 STOP Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Competitive Request for Applications (RFA) seeks applications from all agencies eligible to receive the VAWA law enforcement and prosecution allocation grant funds. Approximately $2 million dollars in VAWA funds will be distributed to eligible applicants:

  • State, local and tribal law enforcement;
  • State, local and tribal prosecution; and
  • Non-profit, government-based victim services, tribal and community-based (including faith-based) organizations applying “for the benefit of law enforcement or prosecution”.

The Oregon Judicial Department (OJD) is the only applicant eligible for the court allocation funds. 

The CVSD anticipates funding approximately 4-5 projects for each allocation for grant period January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2019. Applicants may select one of two grant clarification teleconference calls to provide clarification to the RFA. All applicants must be registered in CVSD E-Grants » by Monday, September 18, 2017 and applications initiated by the same date. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE INITIATED AFTER September 18, 2017. More information regarding the CVSD E-Grants system is available at CVSD E-Grants Information.

If you are a new applicant and do not currently receive CVSD grant funds and need assistance with this process please contact Diana Fleming at

Contact Information

Diana Fleming, Fund Coordinator

1162 Court St. NE
Salem, OR 97301-4096
Phone: 503-378-6260

Alisha Goodwin, Grant Specialist

1162 Court St. NE
Salem, OR 97301-4096
Phone: 503-378-6270

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

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