Sexual Assault Victim Services (SAVS) Grant

The SAVS grant is a sexual assault grant provided by the Wisconsin Department of Justice.  To be eligible for a SAVS grant, an applicant must be a nonprofit or public agency that provides or proposes to provide the following services to sexual assault victims:


  • 24/7 Crisis line telephone services
  • Personal, legal, and medical advocacy services
  • Information and referral services
  • Support groups
  • Community outreach and prevention education
  • Accessible services


For complete program and eligibility information, refer to the SAVS Program Guidelines (PDF)


Questions can be directed to:

Courtney Watson, SAVS & VAWA SASP Program & Policy Analyst



WI State Victim Services Funding Bill Information Session - Register here: Meeting Registration - Zoom (

April 24, 2024

10:00 am - 11:15 am

The Wisconsin Department of Justice Office of Crime Victim Services (OCVS) is inviting you to join in a discussion about the recently passed AB 940 Victim Services Funding Bill. OCVS, in collaboration with the Department of Children and Families (DCF), will provide an overview of the bill, review state statute and eligibility for 165.93, 49.165, and 165.96, and offer an opportunity for collaboration and questions from our partners.


2024 SAVS Application Documents

Continuation Funding Announcement

Sexual Assault Services Profile 2024

Audit Responsibility

SAVS Eligibility Checklist

SAVS Consultant/Contractual Checklist 2024




Current Grant Recipients

SAVS Program Guidelines Updated 2021

OCVS Subgrantee Informational Guide CY 2023

Subgrantee Orientation Powerpoint Slides

Subgrantee Monitoring Policies and Procedures Checklist 

2021 Sexual Violence Prevention Survey Results
2024 SAVS Grant Recipients