Grant: $3,973,732 - Department of Justice - May. 15, 2006
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Award Description: STOP Violence Against Women Act Grant. This program supports communities in their efforts to develop and strengthen effective law enforcement, prosecution and court responses to violence against women and to provide services to victims. OVW encourages States to target Recovery Act funding to hiring and retaining criminal justice and victim services personnel, as well as supporting other strategies that create and preserve jobs and promote economic growth while improving responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Project Description: The Recovery Act S.T.O.P. Violence Against Women Act (S.T.O.P. VAWA) grant program provides funding to promote a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach to improving the criminal justice system's response to violent crimes against women. S.T.O.P. VAWA funds will be used to develop and strengthen effective law enforcement and prosecution strategies and victim services in cases involving violent crimes against women. This grant has been disbursed among four categories: (1) prosecution; (2) law enforcement; (3) courts; and (4) victim services. During the first reporting period, ending September 30, 2009, $2,780,828 was awarded to 59 subgrantees with 54 accepting their awards. As a result, it is estimated that 50 jobs will be created and/or retained and $121,867 will be used as economic stimulus. Examples of the positions created and retained include victim services coordinators, legal advocates, investigators, prosecutors and outreach coordinators. As a result of Recovery Act funding, the increase in jobs created and retained will allow the State of Georgia to continue combating violence against women by improving the functionality of the criminal justice system.
Jobs Summary: 0.79 - Administrative / human resources 13.26 - Community / social / victim services 1.42 - Courts / prosecution, definse, and civil attorneys 1.06 - Training and technical assistance (Total jobs reported: 17)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
This award's data was last updated on May. 15, 2006. Help expand these official descriptions using the wiki below.
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|Colquitt County Serenity House Project, Inc||$25,000||MOULTRIE||GA|
|Glynn Community Crisis Center||$25,437||BRUNSWICK||GA|
|County of Sumter||$30,000||AMERICUS||GA|
|Carroll County Emergency Shelter, Inc.||$33,020||CARROLLTON||GA|
|County of Cobb||$33,678||MARIETTA||GA|
|Douglas County Task Force On Family Violence, Inc.||$35,151||DOUGLASVILLE||GA|
|Judicial Council State of Georgia||$36,000||ATLANTA||GA|
|GEORGIA MOUNTAIN WOMEN CENTER||$38,749||CORNELIA||GA|
|Juvenile Justice Fund||$39,768||ATLANTA||GA|
|County of Glynn||$39,968||BRUNSWICK||GA|
|Jewish Family & Career Services, Inc.||$40,000||ATLANTA||GA|
|Gwinnett Sexual Assault Center Inc||$40,000||DULUTH||GA|
|Flint Circuit Council On Family Violence Inc||$40,000||MCDONOUGH||GA|
|The Southern Crescent Sexual Assault Center Inc||$40,000||JONESBORO||GA|
|On Women Moving Inc||$40,000||DECATUR||GA|
|The Refuge Domestic Violence Shelter Inc||$40,429||VIDALIA||GA|
|Fayette County Council On Domestic Violence||$41,144||FAYETTEVILLE||GA|
|Gateway Domestic Violence Center||$43,698||GAINESVILLE||GA|
|Caminar Latino Inc.||$46,077||ATLANTA||GA|