As the State Administering Agency for federal justice grant funds, the Wisconsin Department of Justice develops statewide strategies, determines funding priorities, and advises the Governor and legislature on justice policy issues.


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VAWA SASP: Culturally Specific Population 2015


The purpose of this funding announcement is to support programming 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, family and household members of victims, and those collaterally affected by the sexual assault. A more complete description of program purpose areas and appropriate activities are included on page 3.
Sexual Assault Service Provider (SASP) Formula Grant Program funds are awarded annually to the Office of Crime Victim Services from the USDOJ Office on Violence Against Women.


SASP Culturally Specific 2015 FAQs 


Eligibility: Competitive


Sexual assault service providers and other non-profit, nongovernmental organizations, including faith-based, population specific organizations, and Tribal non-profit organizations that currently or plan to provide direct services to victims of sexual assault are eligible to apply.


Total: $150,000

VAWA STOP: Victim Services 2015


The primary goal of this grant opportunity is to enhance the ability of local communities to keep victims safe and hold perpetrators accountable. Funding is available to expand or enhance a wide-range of services to adult and teenage victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. A special emphasis is placed on services to underserved and previously un-served populations.


VAWA STOP Victim Services 2015 FAQs


Eligibility: Competitive


State and local units of government, Indian Tribes and private, not-for-profit agencies are eligible to apply for funding assistance in the available program areas.


Total: $585,000

VAWA STOP: Specialized Prosecution Regional Resource Prosecutor 2015


The goals of this grant opportunity are to ensure prosecution response to violence against women is effective, keeps victims safe, and holds perpetrators accountable. This grant project will accomplish these goals by establishing four Regional Violence Against Women Resource Prosecutors (Regional VAWRP) to provide technical assistance and training to their established region.


Eligibility:  Competitive


County District Attorney’s Offices


Total: $500,000


Grants Administrative Guide

DOJ has prepared this guide in an attempt to provide recipients with basic information which will facilitate the efficient administration of a grant program. Circulars published by the Office of Management & Budget, the OJP Financial Guide, DOJ policy memoranda, and other Federal and state regulations were used in preparing this guide.


Grants Administrative Guide 2012