2021-22 Sexual Assault Law Enforcement Specialized Units (ST) Program RFP

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Closed (1 total application submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
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The purpose of the ST Program is to support and enhance specialized units to provide a coordinated response to adolescent (age 11 and older) and adult victims of sexual assault through compassionate investigative interviewing, immediate victim advocacy, training for patrol officers/first responders, and the development/updating of effective protocols and practices.


Promotes the development and the implementation of effective, victim-centered law enforcement, prosecution, and court strategies to address violent crimes against women and the development and enhancement of victim services in cases involving violent crimes against women.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

To be eligible to receive funds:
• Applicants must be a city, county, or campus law enforcement agency within the state of California.
• Receive a minimum of 50% of available points on the Rating Sheet.
• Applicants applying for federal funds must be registered in the federal System for Award Management (SAM) and have an expiration date that is at least eight weeks after the Application due date. Check SAM status.

Matching Funding Requirement:

Requires a cash or in-kind match equal to 25 percent of the total project cost. Tribes and victim service providers are exempt. To request a match waiver, Applicants must submit the STOP Match Waiver Request form (Attachment B) with their proposal. All sections of the form must be completed and must be specific and unique to the Applicant and Program.

Important Dates

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10/01/21 to 09/30/22

Funding Details

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$0 – $189,895
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  • Federal
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  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Alicia Gudino, 1-916-845-8423, Alicia.gudino@caloes.ca.gov