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Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Grant Programs

Grants to Nevada Nonprofits and Agencies
to Support Female Victims of Crime

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Nevada Office of the Attorney General (OAG)

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04/22/19 5:00 PM PST


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Grants to Nevada nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and tribal governments to address violent crimes against women and children. Funding is intended to support a coordinated community response to dating violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and other crimes.

The purpose of SASP is to provide intervention, advocacy and accompaniment (e.g., court, medical facilities, police departments, etc.), support services, and related assistance to:
- Adult, youth and child victims of sexual assault;
- Family and household members of such victims; and
- Those collaterally affected by the victimization (e.g., friends, co-workers, classmates).

In this Fiscal Year, funds under SASP may be used for the establishment, maintenance and expansion of rape crisis centers and other nongovernmental or tribal programs and projects to assist individuals who have been victimized by sexual assault, without regard to the age of the individual.

SASP Grant funds shall be used by states and territories for rape crisis centers and other nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations or tribal entities for programs and activities that provide direct intervention and related assistance. Pursuant to 34 U.S.C. § 12511(b)(2)(C), intervention and related assistance may include:
1. 24 hour hotline services providing crisis intervention services and referral;
2. Accompaniment and advocacy through medical, criminal justice and social support systems including medical facilities, police and court proceedings;
3. Crisis intervention, short-term individual and group support services, and comprehensive service coordination and supervision to assist sexual assault victims and family or household members;
4. Information and referral to assist the sexual assault victim and family or household members;
5. Community-based, culturally specific services and support mechanisms, including outreach activities for underserved communities and
6. Development and distribution of materials on issues related to the services described in numbers 1 through 5 above.

General Information:

Funds under the STOP Program must be used for one or more of the following statutory purpose areas:

State Priorities:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180995

Term of Contract:

Applicants will apply for funding for a project period of July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for a sub-grant from these funds, an applicant must:
- Provide services that fall within the federal purpose areas as described in the RFA.
- Ensure that any federal funds awarded through this program will be used to supplement, not supplant, any federal and nonfederal funds that would otherwise be available for activities funded through this program.
- Be a public agency, tribal government or nonprofit organization incorporated and qualified to do business in Nevada.
- Be governed in a manner which reflects awareness of the racial, ethnic, economic, and social composition of the county or counties to be served and includes individuals who are knowledgeable in the focus area of this project, including culturally-specific projects.
- Require its employees and volunteers to maintain the confidentiality of any information that would identify persons receiving services; any release of identifying information must be with prior voluntary written, time-limited consent of the victim, as applicable.
- Provide its services without any discrimination on the basis of a person’s gender, age, race, color, ethnicity, language, educational status, income, political or faith affiliation, national origin and/or immigration status, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identification.
- Comply with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines of the Office of Civil Rights.
- Be willing to comply with any new state or federal requirements and regulations that may be imposed as well as those outlined in the Acknowledgement Form contained within the Request for Applications (RFA). The submitting agency must submit this signed form with their completed application.

Funding Restrictions:

Pre-proposal Conference:

Attendance and participation in a pre-application webinar is strongly encouraged. This webinar will be recorded for future reference.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 2:00 PM PST

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679
United States: +1 (312) 757-3119
Access Code: 690-819-925

Pre-Application Information:

The final date and time for application submission is Monday, April 22, 2019 by 5:00 PM PST.

There are no exceptions to this deadline. If documented technical issues arise, please contact Debbie Tanaka no later Monday, April 22, 2019 by noon the issues can be resolved before the deadline of 5:00 PM PST.

Questions will be answered by the Grants Unit staff throughout the solicitation period. Send questions via email. A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) link will be posted to the Office of Attorney General website, under the 2019 STOP/SASP “Violence Against Women’ Grant Programs section on or before Monday, April 15, 2019, compiling all questions received.

A 25 percent match requirement on the total award costs will be imposed on all sub-grantees, except for tribal or non-profit, community-based organizations funded under SASP and/or the Victim Services funding category of the STOP Program.

Applicants must possess or obtain a DUNS Number and current SAM registration prior to receiving any funds.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email application packet and attachments to:

If technical issues arise with the application submission, contact:
Debbie Tanaka, Grants Manager

Office of the Attorney General
100 North Carson Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701

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