Attorney General Laxalt Offers Grant Opportunities for Violence Against Women Programs

April 14th Application Deadline

    March 16, 2017

    Carson City, NV – Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced a grant opportunity for Nevada agencies and non-profit organizations to apply for the Services-Training-Officers-Prosecutor (STOP) and Sexual Assault Services Provider (SASP) grants.

      The grants are funded by the federal government through the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. The Office of the Nevada Attorney General administers these grants to local, regional and statewide programs providing victim-centered intervention through non-profit service providers, law enforcement, prosecution and courts. These programs serve to enhance victim safety and hold offenders accountable for their crimes of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking in Nevada.

        “My office continues to advocate for and protect victims of crime,” said Laxalt “And these grants allow us to support our local non-profit service providers, prosecutors, law enforcement and judicial partners with their public safety missions.”

          Agencies interested in applying for funding must submit a completed application by Friday, April 14, 2017 by 5pm.

            For a copy of the solicitation and application packet or for more information, please visit or contact our Grants Manager, Debbie Tanaka, at