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VAWA MEI News

December 2017

Are you working on your semi-annual progress report for your VAWA grant program and running into questions? You are not alone! This is the reporting time of year, and whatever questions are cropping up for you might also be cropping up for other grantees who are in the same boat. So VAWA MEI has compiled the most frequently asked questions to help you get quick answers. The FAQ is available for download HERE.

December 2017

Semi-Annual progress reporting training is happening! OVW grantees who would like training, or a refresher course, on how to report your grant-funded activities on the Semi Annual Progress Reporting Form can receive free live webinar training this winter. Remember, progress reports due on January 30. For more information and a schedule of webinar trainings click here.

SPRING 2016

STOP AND SASP Program Annual Report Forms (ARF)Due March 30, 2016. For instructions, please visit this link. Please note the address change. Both STOP and SASP Program APFs go to the same address.

STOP/SASP Administrator Training
February 2016

STOP and SASP training for administrators and their staff is underway in February and March. If you have questions as you review your subgrantee reports and complete your administrator reports, join us for a conversational webinar training. STOP administrators click here for guidance from OVW on reporting form changes. For more information on STOP and SASP training, check out our training calendar.

 

December 2015/January 2016

Semi-Annual progress reporting training is underway. OVW grantees working on 21 different programs can receive free live webinar training on how to report on their activities in their semi-annual progress reports due January 31. Please visit out training calendar here.

June/July 2015

Semi-Annual progress reporting training is in full swing. OVW grantees working on 21 different programs can receive free live webinar training on how to report on their activities in their semi-annual progress reports due on July 30. For more information and a schedule of webinar trainings click here.

February 2015

STOP and SASP training for administrators and their staff is underway in February and March. If you have questions as you review your subgrantee reports and complete your administrator reports, join us for a conversational webinar training. STOP administrators click here for guidance from OVW on reporting form changes. For more information on STOP and SASP training, check out our training calendar.

December 2014

Training season is upon us! OVW Grantees, learn how to fill out your Semi-Annual Progress Reporting Forms with the help of our VAWA MEI trainers. We provide live webinar training for each specific VAWA grant program in an informal, conversational setting. So bring your questions to us, whether this is your first time submitting a progress report for your grant-funded activities, or whether you just need a little refresher course. Check out our training schedule here and register for your grant program's webinar.

October 14, 2014

Gabby Giffords' #ProtectAllWomen Tour 2014 made the Muskie School its first stop in a national tour raising awareness and promoting sensible gun laws to reduce domestic violence. She was joined by women leaders in Maine's violence against women movement. See footage here.

October 2014

The 2014 Biennial Report to Congress is in the final stages before publication. Stay tuned to see the latest report and take a look at reports from prior years here.

September 2014

The Violence Against Women Act celebrates 20 years in effect this year. VAWA MEI and the Office on Violence Against Women have been working together to look back at how far we have come since the authorization of the Violence Against Women Act.

June 2014
Semi-Annual progress reporting training is in full swing. OVW grantees working on 21 different programs can receive free live webinar training on how to report on their activities in their semi-annual progress reports due on July 30. For more information and a schedule of webinar trainings click here.

October 23, 2012
Reports for OVW grant activity funded with support from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) have been posted to the VAWA MEI website. These include reports for OVW's Technical Assistance Program, four VAWA discretionary grant programs including Transitional Housing, Tribal Governments, Tribal Coalitions, State Coalitions; and for STOP, a formula grant program. 

To view these reports, click here and then select a grant program.

October 12, 2012
VAWA MEI is pleased to announce the Arrest grant program now has an online, self-paced tutorial to complement the live webinar training. This tutorial provides additional support in completing OVW's semi-annual progress reporting form.

Click here to access the Arrest online, self-paced tutorial from your grant training page.

October 1, 2012
VAWA MEI is pleased to announce the Rural grant program now has an online, self-paced tutorial to complement the live webinar training. This tutorial provides additional support in completing OVW's semi-annual progress reporting form.

Click here to access the Rural online, self-paced tutorial from your grant training page.

September 27, 2012
VAWA MEI is pleased to announce Supervised Visitation and STOP grant programs now have online, self-paced tutorials to complement our live webinar training. These tutorials provide additional support in completing OVW's semi-annual and annual progress reporting forms.

If you are a Supervised Visitation Program grantee, please click here to access the tutorial from your grant training page.

If you are a STOP Program Subgrantee, please click here to access the tutorial from your grant training page.

September 25, 2012
Have you ever wondered what happens with the data you submit on your OVW Semi-Annual Progress report?

The data you report every six months is aggregated and used to generate Summary Data Reports.  These reports chronicle the effectiveness of work grantees are doing with OVW funds.  To view the Summary Data Reports, click here and then select a grant program.

In addition, your program data is analyzed and used to prepare the biennial Report to Congress. Click here to view the Reports to Congress.

August 10, 2012
Click here to view an update from OVW regarding the Courts Program semi-annual progress report form and your reporting responsibilities.

January 17, 2012
Click here to view an update from OVW regarding the semi-annual reporting form for the Courts Program.

 
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