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 an annual competitive grant process.  Rape crisis centers and other nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations or tribal programs that provide core services, direct intervention, and related assistance to victims of sexual assault are eligible.
 
The term “rape crisis center” means a nonprofit, nongovernmental, or tribal organization, or governmental entity in a state other than a territory that provides intervention and related assistance to victims of sexual assault without regard to their age. In the case of a governmental entity, the entity may not be part of the criminal justice system (such as a law enforcement agency) and must be able to offer a comparable level of confidentiality as a nonprofit entity that provides similar victim services. 34 U.S.C. § 12291(a)(25).  
 
State agencies and statewide entities are not eligible.
 

Award Conditions:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information:

The general award terms and conditions provided below are applicable to all VAWA sub-recipients.  The award conditions are based on Federal/state statutes, grant program guidelines and DCJS policy and should be reviewed by program and financial staff as appropriate. Sub-recipients are responsible for understanding and complying with all of the legal, financial, and administrative requirements as outlined in the grant award package.  By accepting the award, the sub-recipient agrees to comply with all statutory requirements and programmatic guidelines.  Project specific terms and conditions might be added to an award to address issues specific to that individual award.  For more information on the award conditions for VAWA funded grant programs; please click below.

 

Grant Coordinator(s)

Andi Martin
(804) 371-0534

Grant Monitor(s)

Amia Barrows
(804) 225-4060
Dione Bassett
(804) 371-2419
Chad Felts
(804) 225-2354
Andrew Kinch
804-225-4331
Michelle Miles
(804) 225-1846
Tierra Smith
(804) 786-1165
Chrissy Smith
(804) 371-2638
Christine Wengloski
(804) 309-3874

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