2020 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
How should we submit our performance report?
All discretionary program grantees except those with Special Initiative grants should submit their progress reports as an attachment in JustGrants. For guidance on how to do that, please see...
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. Instead, reach out to...
Studies have shown that the provision of trauma-informed, culturally sensitive services can significantly improve victims’ sense of well-being. (Source)