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Federal S.T.O.P. Violence Against Women Grant (S.T.O.P. VAWA)

To develop and strengthen effective law enforcement and prosecution strategies to combat violent crimes against women and to develop victim services in cases involving violent crimes against women. Grant funds must be distributed to subgrant programs as follows: 25% of the funds for law enforcement agencies, 25% for prosecution, 5% to courts, and 30% for nonprofit victim service organizations.  The remaining 15% can be awarded at the state's discretion for allowable purposes.

Eligible Applicants
Funds are available to units of state or local government, Native American tribes, and nonprofit and faith-based organizations. A 25% non-federal cash or in-kind match is required for all projects, with the exception of awards made to victim service organizations and tribes.

Funding Source

U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women


2018-2021 STOP VAWA Implementation Plan

To Apply
We are currently accepting applications.  2021 VAWA Solicitation