TOPEKA – (May 6, 2016) – Five grant programs serving victims of crime across Kansas are open for application, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today.
Nearly $2 million in grant funds are distributed each year from five different state programs through the office of the attorney general. Funds are used to assist local and state crime victim assistance organizations across Kansas in providing direct services to crime victims, as well as in developing prevention programs to address violence.
Grant opportunities are open in the following programs:
Human Trafficking Victim Assistance Fund (HTVAF) – This fund was established by the 2013 legislature (K.S.A. 75-758) to provide training regarding human trafficking for law enforcement agencies throughout Kansas, and to support care, treatment and other services for victims of human trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of a child. Applications must be postmarked by: May 25, 2016.
Child Exchange and Visitation Center Program (CEVC) – This fund seeks to provide supervised child exchange and visitation to children and families at risk due to circumstances relating to domestic or family violence. Applications must be postmarked by: May 24, 2016.
Child Abuse and Neglect (CVAF-CA) – This fund seeks to provide for ongoing operating expenses of programs assisting child victims. Applications must be postmarked by: May 24, 2016.
Crime Victims Assistance Fund (CVAF) – This fund seeks to provide for ongoing operating expenses of programs assisting crime victims, and establishing and maintaining new programs providing services to the victims of crimes. Applications must be postmarked by: May 25, 2016.
State Protection from Abuse Fund (PFA) – This fund seeks to provide temporary emergency shelter, counseling and assistance to victims of domestic abuse and their dependent children; and to provide educational services directed at reducing the incidence of domestic abuse and diminishing its impact on the victims. Applications must be postmarked by: May 26, 2016.
Application forms and more detailed information on the application process for each of the grant programs can be found at www.ag.ks.gov/grants.
Awards will be made in July. These grant programs are administered by the attorney general’s office Victim Services Division.
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