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 2017-2019:

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 IP must be submitted to OVW every four years. The IP demonstrates a comprehensive, coordinated plan reflecting the strengths and needs of the states in regards to use of STOP VAWA Formula Grant Funds.

The Oregon DOJ CVSSD Advisory Committee, VAWA Implementation Planning Subcommittee, along with representatives from under-served 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.  Please refer to the VAWA Implementation Planning Timeline for a list of general activities and topics to be addressed at an annual meeting in FY 2018, 2019 and 2020.

If you would like to be included in this process please contact Diana Fleming at Diana.L.Fleming@doj.state.or.us or Alisha Goodwin at Alisha.Goodwin@doj.state.or.us

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
Email: Diana.L.Fleming@doj.state.or.us

Alisha Goodwin, Grant Specialist

1162 Court St. NE
Salem, OR 97301-4096
Phone: 503-378-6270
Email: Alisha.Goodwin@doj.state.or.us

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


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