Reports to Congress

Effectiveness of Grant Programs | Tribal Consultation |  STOP | SASP | Stalking | Campus | Conferrals with Stakeholders

Effectiveness of Grant Programs

2016 (PDF) | 2014 (PDF) | 2012 (PDF) | 2010 (PDF) | 2008 (PDF)

The Violence Against Women Act mandates that the Attorney General submit a report to Congress every two years on the effectiveness of activities carried out with grant funds, including the number of persons served and the number of persons seeking services who could not be served.

Tribal Consultation 

Reports to Congress on Government-to-Government Violence Against Women Tribal Consultations, 2009-2016

The Violence Against Women Act mandates that the Attorney General submit a report to Congress on the annual consultation held with Indian tribes that contains recommendations made by the tribes, describes actions taken during the year covered by the report to respond to those recommendations, and describes how the Justice Department will coordinate and collaborate with Indian tribes, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the Secretary of Interior to address the recommendations. Learn more about Tribal Affairs at OVW.

SASP

2014 (PDF) | 2012 (PDF)

(The 2012 SASP report to Congress is Part C of the 2012 STOP report to Congress listed below).

STOP

2014 (PDF) | 2012 (PDF) | 2010 (PDF) | 2008 (PDF)

The Violence Against Women Act mandates that the Attorney General submit a report to Congress every two years on the STOP Program (Services, Training, Officers, Prosecutors). The report includes (1) the number of grants made and funds distributed; (2) a summary of the purposes for which those grants were provided and an evaluation of their progress; (3) a statistical summary of persons served, detailing the nature of victimization, and providing data on age, sex, relationship of victim to offender, geographic distribution, race, ethnicity, language, and disability, and the membership of persons served in any underserved population; and (4) an evaluation of the effectiveness of programs funded.

 Stalking 

2014 (PDF) | 2012 (PDF) | 2010 (PDF) | 2008 (PDF)

Since 1995, the Office on Violence Against Women has provided funding to address the crime of stalking. The Violence Against Women Act of 2000 requires grantees and subgrantees to report on the effectiveness of activities carried out with grant funds, including the number of people served and the number of people seeking services who could not be served. The snapshot of reporting data in the report to Congress is generated from reports from grantees and subgrantees.    

Campus 

2015 (PDF) 2013 (PDF) | 2012 (PDF) | 2011 (PDF) | 2010 (PDF) | 2009 (PDF) | 2008 (PDF)

This annual report to Congress sumummarizes the activities of grantees receiving federal funds under the Grants to Reduce Violent Crimes Against Women on Campus Program (Campus Program). The report is required by Section 826(d)(3) of the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, 42 U.S.C. § 14045b(d)(3).

Conferrals with Stakeholders

2014-2015 Report (PDF) with transmittal letters

The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 requires the Office on Violence Against Women to confer every two years with key stakeholders. The issues stakeholders bring to the conferrals and the policies and actions OVW intends to implement to address the issues are summarized in this report to Congress. 

Updated August 22, 2017

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