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Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Victim Fund Grant Program Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners / Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners

In 2004, the Virginia General Assembly passed legislation creating the Virginia Domestic Violence Victim Fund. In 2006, the Virginia General Assembly passed additional legislation changing the name of the fund to the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Victim Fund (VSDVVF), effective July 1, 2006. This change more accurately reflects the purpose of the funding and clarifies that resources should be focused on addressing both sexual and domestic violence. The purpose of the VSDVVF is to provide funding to assist in protecting and providing necessary services to victims of and children affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, stalking, and family abuse.

Effective July 1, 2022, ยง 9.1-116.1 of the Code of Virginia was amended and reenacted to include the availability of funding for sexual assault service providers and hospitals for the purpose of funding the cost of salaries and equipment for sexual assault forensic examiners, sexual assault nurse examiners, and pediatric sexual assault nurse examiners.

Over the 18-month period of January 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024, approximately $1,000,000 will support projects dedicated to providing sexual assault forensic examinations for victims of sexual assault. These guidelines provide detailed guidance to aid applicants seeking funds. Using the guidance presented in this document, applicants should be able to efficiently and effectively prepare complete applications.

 

Completing Your Registration in OGMS

Training Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/889J14H3knQOoOwvX4Un5Ln1BmGirOj-MBt6qmucFdwSGbjOnJ-OuLhL6_hF2nEd.7T8PvY8egnLUO4mm
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Additional Information

New Director Orientation Resources

Webinar Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/x-9Ymiy_EvCBpa-RvMa0U9zTlGRaWwOiEHkwJCeB6rkSfOTbqSOwjFKYrqO7Z7bE.QfmxGsIHD5VTRDn8

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Presentation and Resources: 

Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Victim Fund (VSDVVF) Discretionary: QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORT FORM

Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners /Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Grant Program- New Director Orientation

FY 23-24 VSDVVF: Virginia Sexual Domestic Violence Victim Fund Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners /Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Grant Program- New Director Orientation FAQs

Grant Contact Information

Grant Coordinator(s)

Tierra Williams
(804) 239-8850
email Tierra

Grant Monitor(s)

Amia Barrows
(804) 225-4060
email Amia
Dione Bassett
(804) 965-4019
email Dione
Kelly Carpenter
(804) 659-2750
email Kelly
Bunny Chidester
(804) 659-6753
email Bunny
Sharon Reed
(804) 658-8179
email Sharon
Chrissy Smith
(804) 339-9137
email Chrissy

Grant Program Details

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