Despite scathing audit, federal agencies award $1.5 million to Oklahoma nonprofit
May 27, 2022
It has been nearly a year since federal auditors revealed a pattern of improper spending at the Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, jeopardizing critical aid for the state’s abused women and children.
But those findings have not hindered the flow of public funds to the nonprofit, which supports domestic and sexual abuse victims and victim advocates with training, policy updates and financial aid.
Oklahoma reported a record number of domestic abuse incidents last year. Its rate of domestic violence against women is the nation’s highest, according to Nationa...