Grant: $78,125 - Department of Justice - Jun. 12, 2009
0% voted satisfied - 100% voted not satisfied - 3 vote(s) cast
Award Description: Award funds will be used to implement the Nevada Economic Empowerment Project. This Project will increase the safety of domestic violence survivors by expanding the financial knowledge they need in order to build a life free of violence. Funds from the Recovery Act will help NNADV retain three staff positions in its Training and Technical Assistance Department, fund the purchase of two computers and also fund statewide travel. Funded staff will use the curriculum to provide financial literacy training and technical assistance to advocates and volunteers at member domestic violence programs throughout the state.
Project Description: OBJECTIVE 1: Provide financial literacy workshops 1. Adapt/update the four modules in the REAP financial literacy curriculum (within six months of grant award and ongoing)?in progress. Three of the 4 modules have been completed. 2. Provide 10-15 financial literacy workshops to advocates/volunteers (within six months of grant award and ongoing throughout the grant period)?not yet begun. 3. Evaluate materials and activities (ongoing throughout the grant period)?not yet begun. OBJECTIVE 2: Provide technical assistance to help curriculum-trained advocates implement their financial literacy training with survivors of domestic violence. 1. Provide 10-15 follow-up site visits to assist advocates/volunteers incorporating the REAP curriculum into their work with groups and individuals (within seven months of grant award and ongoing throughout the grant period)?not yet begun. 2. Develop ongoing methods of communication with advocates via teleconferences, emails, newsletter articles, etc. (within one month of grant award and ongoing)?in progress. OBJECTIVE 3: Form new alliances with organizations to work together to promote economic opportunities that benefit survivors of domestic violence. 1. Seek new partnerships that will work with local domestic violence programs and NNADV to offer economic options that will benefit survivors (within one month of grant award and ongoing)?in progress. The UNR School of Social Work has placed an MSW student intern with NNADV to help staff this project. OBJECTIVE 4: Evaluate the effectiveness of the Economic Empowerment Project. 1. Compile statistical data on training and technical assistance provided (within one month of grant award and ongoing)?not yet begun. 2. Submit financial reports and progress reports (quarterly and semi-annual throughout the grant period)?in progress.
Jobs Summary: .51 FTE Training & Technical Assistance (Total jobs reported: 1)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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