Office on Violence Against Women: Tribal Sexual Assault Services ProgramDeadline: March 12, 2014
The Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program (Tribal SASP) provides funding directly to
tribes, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations to create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services. Tribal agencies, organizations, and nonprofits provide critical and culturally relevant services that are specifically responsive to the needs of sexual assault victims within tribal communities. Overall, the purpose of SASP is to provide intervention, advocacy, accompaniment (e.g., accompanying victims to court, medical facilities, police departments, etc.), support services, and related assistance for adult, youth, and child victims of sexual assault, non-offending family and household members of victims, and those collaterally affected by the sexual assault.
Eligibility: Applicants are limited to federally recognized tribes, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations.
Amount: Eight grants of up to $325,000 each will be made.