The Violence Against Women Act is a key policy priority for the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence. It includes the two signature formula grant programs to address and end sexual violence, the Sexual Assault Services Program and the Rape Prevention & Education Program. For more information, click here.
SASP formula funding is awarded to states, territories and tribes to provide critical services to adult and child sexual assault victims and their families. For more information, click here.
RPE formula grants, administered by the CDC Injury Center, provide essential funding to states and territories to support rape prevention and education programs conducted by rape crisis centers, state sexual assault coalitions, and other public and private nonprofit entities. For more information, click here.
The Crime Victims Fund was created by Congress in 1984 to provide grants to state and local programs that assist victims of crime. The Fund is derived entirely from fines and penalties paid by federal criminal offenders, not taxpayer revenues, and is the most essential and flexible source of funding