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Grant Opportunity ID
Non-Gateway
Agency
Division of Criminal Justice Services
Grant Opportunity
Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Program SFY 2017-18 REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS (RFA)
Contact Name
Elizabeth Berry
Contact Email
Elizabeth.Berry@dcjs.ny.gov
Solicitation Profile
****SEE ATTACHED RFA FOR COMPLETE REQUIREMENTS, DETAILS, AND DEADLINES****
The New York State (NYS) Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) seeks applications for
the Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Program to support the work of rape crisis service
providers throughout the state. The program provides victims of sexual assault a range of support
services within their communities aimed at the prevention of and response to rape and sexual
assault. Approximately $6.5 million will be made available from appropriations included in the
2017-18 enacted budget to support rape crisis programs throughout New York State.
The Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Program is designed to supply crucial funding to rape
crisis service providers in New York State. This funding may be utilized by eligible applicants to
enhance existing support services for victims of sexual assault, as well as programs and activities
to prevent rape and sexual assault.
The NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) will serve as the administering agency for
the Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Program. DCJS enhances public safety by providing
resources and services that inform decision making and improve the quality of the criminal justice
system. DCJS is a multi-function criminal justice support agency with a variety of responsibilities,
including collection and analysis of statewide crime data; operation of the DNA databank and
criminal fingerprint files; administration of federal and state criminal justice funds; identifying and
funding programs that reduce crime, recidivism, and victimization. Additionally, DCJS administers
the state’s Sex Offender Registry. DCJS conducts research on critical criminal justice issues and
provides training, legal guidance and regulation to the State's law enforcement, community
corrections and prosecution communities.
DCJS is committed to supporting programs that improve the effectiveness of New York's justice
system. Applications will be rated and selected for funding consistent with the best interest of the
State.
****SEE ATTACHED RFA FOR COMPLETE REQUIREMENTS, DETAILS, AND DEADLINES****
 
 
Full Announcement Details
Applications Due (Date / Time)
October 25, 2017 / 12:00 PM ET
Bidder's Conference(s)/Application Workshop(s)
None available
Anticipated Award DateFriday, November 17, 2017
Anticipated Initial Contract Length1 Years
Total Funding Available$6,500,000.00
Anticipated Amount of Award(s)
Narrative****SEE ATTACHED RFA FOR COMPLETE REQUIREMENTS, DETAILS, AND DEADLINES**** Approximately $6.5 million will be made available from appropriations included in the 2017-18 enacted budget to support rape crisis programs throughout New York State. All awards are subject to the availability of appropriated funds and any modifications or additional requirements that may be imposed by state or federal law. Eligible applicants may apply for funding up to the amounts specified in Appendix: Sexual Assault and Crisis Funding Allocations by Program. ****SEE ATTACHED RFA FOR COMPLETE REQUIREMENTS, DETAILS, AND DEADLINES****
Letter of IntentNot Required
Letter of Intent Due
Narrative
Questions Due DateFriday, October 06, 2017
Questions and Answers Narrative****SEE ATTACHED RFA FOR COMPLETE REQUIREMENTS, DETAILS, AND DEADLINES**** Questions regarding this RFA must be emailed to dcjsfunding@dcjs.ny.gov. Responses to the questions will be posted on the DCJS website at http://www.criminaljustice.ny.gov/ofpa/index.htm on or about date indicated above. If the applicant has any general questions such as, “Did DCJS receive my e-mail?” please call (518) 457-9787. Please note that DCJS cannot answer substantive questions concerning this solicitation in any manner other than the e-mail method. ****SEE ATTACHED RFA FOR COMPLETE REQUIREMENTS, DETAILS, AND DEADLINES****
Questions and Answers Posting TypeLink
Questions and Answers Posting Date10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
Questions and Answers Link or UploadClick here
Eligible ApplicantsNot-For-Profit, Governmental Entity
Target Population(s)Victims/Survivors - Domestic Violence, Victims/Survivors - Sexual Abuse/Exploitation
Service Area(s) Health Services, Justice Services, Public Safety Supports
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