Grant Details

Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Program

West Virginia Department of Homeland Security, Justice and Community Services

Entity Eligible to Apply for Grant:
Non-Profits; Law Enforcement

Type of Grant:

The purpose of the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Program is the creation of a coordinated community response that ensures: 

a). The reduction in the number of un-submitted sexual assault kits by implementing a protocol/plan to inventory, test and track un-submitted kits thru final adjudication. 

b.)Improve the investigation and prosecution of SAK cases thru adoption of improved protocols, technology and management systems. 

c.) Develop victim notification protocols and evaluate efficacy to enhance victim services and support of victims of sexual assault.​


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How to Apply

Funding opportunity will be posted on the Vendor Self-Service website at the link below.​​

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Dates to Remember

Funding Opportunity posted to Vendor Self-Service (VSS) website

Applications due

Important Contacts

Grant Contact Information

Samantha Morse, Criminal Justice Specialist II

Secondary Contact

Tammy Lemon, Criminal Justice Program Manager