Conference Approval: OVW has established guidelines and policies to help recipients of OVW grants and cooperative agreements in planning meetings and conferences. The documents listed below are designed to help minimize costs of conferences funded by OVW and to provide tips for expediting the approval process for conferences funded under OVW cooperative agreements.
- OVW Conference Costs Guidelines (PDF)
- OVW Instructions for DOJ-Sponsored Conference Request and Report Form (PDF), Oct 2018
- DOJ-Sponsored Conference Request and Report Form (Download Excel file)
- What's Delaying Your Conference Request and Other Frequently Asked Questions (PDF), 2014
Non-OVW Sponsored Events: To request permission to invite OVW grantees to attend your event, please send an email request to OVW.Non.Events@usdoj.gov. Include a brief description of the conference and the intended participants. Please allow two weeks to get a response and allow ample time for grantees to get final approval from their grant managers. We will be looking to see which programs can statutorily support participation and then we will let you know the type of guidance you can put in your promotional materials.