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National Network to End Domestic Violence

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National Network to End Domestic Violence

This article is about organization in the United States. For other related topics, see Outline of domestic violence.

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the District of Columbia since 1995. It is a network of state domestic violence coalitions, representing over 2,000 member organizations nationwide. The organization advocates for legislation, such as the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act and funding on a national level for state organizations that provide services to victims of domestic violence.[1]

The National Network to End Domestic Violence testifies before the U.S. Congress on domestic violence issues to assist state coalitions in better serving the needs of the victim by presenting research on domestic violence issues for pending legislation.[2]

According to the U.S. Better Business Bureau, the sponsoring fund of the National Network to End Domestic Violence (The National Network to End Domestic Violence Fund) does not meet one or more of the 20 standards for Charity Accountability of the BBB “standards of accountability”, but during the reporting period 2007, when total income was $4,442,606, the fund did use 83% of its total budget directly on programs, with 6% going to fundraising costs and 11% used on administrative costs.[3]


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