Office on Violence Against Women

Office on Violence Against Women

Task Force Nominations Now Being Accepted
Task Force Nominations Now Being Accepted


Solicitations Released. It is solicitation season, and we will be releasing them regularly over the next months. Visit our Open Solicitations page to see what is open, the plan for future releases, and to sign up for an alert when we announce new ones.   

Call for Nominees for a Tribal Task Force. DEADLINE EXTENDED to December 15.

OVW is seeking nominations for the federal advisory task force that supports the Department's Research on Violence Against American Native and Alaska Native Women. Nominees must be representatives of tribal governments, tribal domestic violence and sexual assault nonprofits, or national tribal organizations.

Learn more about the Task Force.   Nominations are due December 15. 

►Lists of Awards for Fiscal Year 2017 Grants. Listings of all grants are now online on the Award Page. The lists are sorted by state and program. Total = 751 awards for $450,840,083.  

►Sex Trafficking in Indian Country National Conference. January 30-31, 2017 in Agua Caliente, California. This conference will explore the legal and social issues of sex trafficking through a culturally specific lens. Some activities will offer foundation-level understanding; others will offer specific, in-depth discussion about working with special populations. Learn more


Friday, October 27, 2017

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and 2017 is the 30th anniversary of the commemorative month. This article looks back at the accomplishments and changes over time, but it focuses on the future and how the face of domestic violence may change as the American population ages.

Friday, February 10, 2017

The Office on Violence Against Women consistently gives priority to proven strategies that further the common goal of ending domestic and sexual violence. Every two years, we submit a report to congress about the specific ways grants are impacting communities. This message summarizes the report. 

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Nadine M. Neufville 
Deputy Director


Office on Violence Against Women
145 N St., NE, Suite 10W.121
Washington, D.C. 20530
Fax: 202-305-2589

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