STOP formula funds support funding to hire and retain criminal justice and victim services personnel, as well to support other strategies that create and preserve jobs and promote economic growth while improving responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. The total funding for STOP grants is $145,626,000.
This program funds three types of statewide coalitions: sexual assault, domestic violence and dual. Statewide sexual assault coalitions provide direct support to member rape crisis centers through funding, training and technical assistance, public awareness activities, and public policy advocacy. The total amount of funding under this program is $8,750,000.
These grants support programs that provide assistance to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking who are in need of transitional housing, short-term housing assistance, and related support services. Total funding is $44,500,000 including $1,500, in cooperative agreements for technical assistance.
These grants support a broad spectrum of activities intended to strengthen the capacity of Indian tribes to respond to violence against Indian women, including providing services to victims and ensuring offender accountability. The grants will help grantees to hire new personnel, develop databases, renovate of housing, and help victims achieve economic independence. Total funding for this program is $22,500,000 including $1,800,000 in cooperative agreement(s) for technical assistance.
These grants support increasing awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault against American Indian and Alaska Native women and provide technical assistance to coalition membership and tribal communities for essential services for American Indian women victimized by domestic and sexual violence. Total funding for these grants is $2,874,000, including $250,000 in cooperative agreement(s) for technical assistance.