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, Grants Specialist



2023 SAVS Application Documents

SAVS 2023 Competitive Grant Funding Announcement - Now Open in Egrants! Posted 9/23/22

Sexual Assault Services Profile 2023

Audit Responsibility

OCVS Agency Personnel Budget Summary

SAVS Eligibility Checklist

SAVS Consultant/Contractual Checklist




Current Grant Recipients

SAVS Program Guidelines Updated 2021

Subgrantee Orientation Powerpoint Slides

Subgrantee Monitoring Policies and Procedures Checklist 

2021 Sexual Violence Prevention Survey Results