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

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) approved the FY 2017 – 2020 Implementation Plan (IP) and appendices for use effective July 1, 2017.

The Oregon DOJ CVSD Advisory Committee, VAWA Implementation Planning Subcommittee, along with representatives from underserved populations, population-specific organizations, the nine federally-recognized tribes and interested stakeholders are involved in the planning process and will meet annually to discuss progress on statewide funding priorities and goals and objectives.  If you would like to be included in this process please contact Diana Fleming at or Alisha Goodwin at

The IP must be submitted to OVW every four 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.

VAWA Federal Rules and State Guidelines

State Guidance:

Federal Rules and Guidance:

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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