Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP)

Grant Program Information:Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP – Formula Grant)
Source of Funds:

The Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP) was created by the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (VAWA 2005), 42 U.S.C. §14043g, and is the first Federal funding stream solely dedicated to the provision of direct intervention and related assistance for victims of sexual assault.

Purpose of Funds:The purpose of this grant program is to support rape crisis centers and other nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations that provide core services, direct intervention, and related assistance to victims of sexual assault.
Eligibility Requirements:Virginia’s Sexual Assault Services Formula Grant Program (SASP) is open only to programs currently receiving DCJS funding supporting sexual assault services through the Sexual Assault Grant Program (SAGP) and that are local non-profit non-governmental programs prior to receiving SASP grant funds.
Contact Information:

Grant Coordinator(s)

Kristina Vadas
(804) 786-7802

Grant Monitor(s)

Amia Barrows
(804) 225-4060
Dione Bassett
(804) 371-2419
Patricia Foster
(804) 371-8634
Andrew Kinch
Michelle Miles
(804) 225-1846

DCJS Grants Administration
1100 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804.786.4000
Fax: 804.786.7231