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OVC FY 2023 Expanding Access to Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
April 20, 2023, 11:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
April 27, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern

OVC seeks to establish or expand sexual assault examination programs, including sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) programs and sexual assault forensic examiner (SAFE) programs, that focus on—

  1. increasing the number and availability of SANEs/SAFEs,
  2. expanding access to sexual assault forensic examinations to communities that have been historically underresourced, and
  3. improving the quality of post-sexual assault care using a hospital-based, community-based, campus-based, or corrections-based approach.

OVC anticipates making up to 4 awards of up to $500,000 each for up to a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2023.

Pre-Application Webinar
​​During a pre-application webinar on March 10, 2023, OVC staff reviewed solicitation requirements and conducted a question-and-answer session with interested potential applicants.


Number of Awards: 4
Total Amount Awarded: $1,991,601

Date Created: February 27, 2023