About STOPGrants.org

What is STOPGrants.org?

STOPGrants.org is a website for STOP Administrators, STOP planning partners, and anyone else interested in STOP. STOPGrants.org contains tools and resources designed to assist with STOP planning and implementation including:

  • Newsletters
  • Upcoming virtual and in-person training, and TA opportunities
  • Implementation planning tools
  • Written resources
  • Webinar recordings

STOPGrants.org is a product of the STAAR Project.

What is the STAAR Project?

The STOP Technical Assistance to Administrators Resource (STAAR) Project is a national technical assistance provider funded by the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The STAAR Project is the designated comprehensive training and technical assistance (TA) provider for the STOP Formula Grants Program.

We offer tools, resources, training, peer networking and sharing, and individualized technical assistance to help STOP Administrators successfully fulfill their role.

ALSO ChicagoThe STAAR Project is a project of ALSO, The Alliance of Local Service Organizations, a Chicago based agency that works locally and nationally to end violence by working in partnership with people living in risk of violence to promote safer streets and homes. To learn more about ALSO’s work, visit our website.

STAAR Project

Mary Malefyt Seighman

Director of Policy and Justice Initiatives

Sami Hausserman

Program Coordinator

Shosh Pojawa 

Program Assistant


Darren Mitchell, JD

Quenette Walton

Quenette Walton, PhD

Nicole Matthews

Nicole Matthews
MIWSAC Executive Director

Project Partners