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Education, Training, and Enhanced Services to End Violence Against and Abuse of Women with Disabilities

Program Overview

This discretionary grant program is designed to provide training, consultation, and information on domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual assault against individuals with disabilities and to provide direct services to such individuals. Eligible applicants are States, units of local government, Indian tribal governments or tribal organizations, and nonprofit, nongovernmental victim services organizations.

As a result of VAWA 2000, all grant recipients are statutorily required to report on the effectiveness of their projects, and the Attorney General must report to Congress on the effectiveness of each grant program. Therefore, grantees funded under this program must collect and maintain data that measures their effectiveness. Grantees are required to submit a Semi-Annual Progress Report.


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