2018 Biennial Report to Congress on the Effectiveness of Grant Programs Under the Violence Against Women Act
In response to the reporting requirements of VAWA 2000, every two years, VAWA MEI and OVW compiles and presents aggregate qualitative and quantitative data submitted by grantees demonstrating the effectiveness of VAWA funding nationwide. These reports represent 2 years of collective efforts to respond to domestic/sexual violence across the nation. In addition, these reports include recent and relevant research from the field on the scope and burden of violence, emerging and evidence-based practices and policies for addressing violence, and highlights evolving and ongoing challenges.read the full report
Will the due date for January to June 2020 discretionary program progress reports be extended?
The due date for January to June 2020 Discretionary Program progress reports remains July 30, 2020. However, the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) and the Violence Against Women...
If we are unable to collect data such as participant information on web-based trainings or the number of victims served due to remote service delivery should we provide estimates?
We recommend that grantees do not report estimates for numbers of victims served, demographics, training participants, or any other numerical fields. Any numbers reported should have adequate source documentation,...
If data we would like to report becomes available after we have submitted our progress report, should we include the data in a future progress report?
No. Per normal reporting guidance, do not use a future reporting period’s progress report to report activities that took place during the current reporting period. If data becomes available...
Primarily, this funding allows us to to provide training that will enhance the ability of Vermont sexual violence assistance agencies to serve the LGBTQ and migrant worker community in a manner that addresses the lack of culturally competent services. The training we offer removes one of the most important barriers to services and that is a bias against and misunderstanding of LGBTQ people and the migrant worker community. Additionally, we are able to help service providers address issues and situations that may make LGBTQ and migrant worker clients distrustful or suspicious.
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