2021-22 Sexual Assault Response Team (XS) Program RFP

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Closed (27 total applications submitted)
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  • Grant
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The purpose of the XS Program is to fund a Sexual Assault Counselor, per Evidence Code §1035.2, to act as a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Advocate to take a role in the planning and coordinating of SART efforts in their community with the goal of improving the quality of, response to, and services for, sexual assault victims.


To be eligible to receive funds, the entity must:1. Be a Cal OES-funded Rape Crisis (RC) Program Subrecipient.2. Receive a minimum of 50% of available points on the Rating Sheet.3. 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.4. Applicants that are community-based organizations must be registered with the California Department of Justice’s Registry of Charitable Trusts with a “current” or “pending” status. Check nonprofit status.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency

Applicants who were not previously funded during FY 2016-2020 will be prioritized for funding as long as they have met all of the eligibility criteria listed above.Only one proposal per Implementing Agency will be eligible to receive funding. If an Implementing Agency submits more than one proposal, only the highest scoring proposal, meeting the criteria above, will be considered for funding.

Matching Funding Requirement:

Requires a cash and/or in-kind match equal to 20 percent of the total project cost. Applicants may request a partial or full match waiver (match waiver requests are not considered during the Proposal Rating process).

Cal OES’s four-character code for this federal fund is VOCA. This code will be in the drop-down on the Grant Subaward Face Sheet (Cal OES Form 2-101).

The federal award number is 2020-V2-GX-0031.

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01/01/22 - 12/31/22

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$0 – $90,000
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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:
Gina Madlangbayan, Program Specialist, 1-916-845-8196, Gina.Madlangbayan@caloes.ca.gov