Below is a list of OVW approved programs for the 2017 Conference on Crimes Against Women. 

The following OVW programs have conditionally approved their grantees to attend this conference.  Grantees are required to contact their OVW program specialist to get approval specific to their award and to ensure that a Grant Adjustment Notice (GAN) is issued. A GAN must be completed before grantees commit or expend any funds related to attending this conference.

Abuse Later in Life


ICJR (formerly Arrest)

Justice for Families




State Coalition

Transitional Housing

Tribal Government

Tribal Jurisdiction



Grantees from STOP and Tribal Coalition may be invited to attend this conference and do not have to contact their program manager for prior approval. Tribal Coalition grantees cannot send more than two participates. Grantees who are not required to get prior approval to attend this conference should be advised to place a “memo to the file” in their grant records indicating the conference approval reference number.      

The reference number for this conference is OVW-2017-MU-011.This number must be used by grantees when requesting approval via a GAN or in their “memo to the file”. This approval and assigned reference number is for this conference only.