Services for sexual assault survivors in Maryland are available during the COVID-19 crisis. Local rape crisis centers, SALI, and MCASA are available to provide direct services. Learn more

MCASA is excited to offer Rape Crisis and Recovery Programs, as well as other organizations serving sexual assault survivors, funding for their work. This webpage contains information on applying for grants and funding that MCASA administers. If you have questions about funding opportunities through MCASA, you can email us at [email protected] or give us a call at 301-328-7023. 

MCASA is excited for this opportunity to aid service providers! MCASA staff members look forward to working with grantees in using this funding to support their work as we recover from the global pandemic and look to keeping survivors and staff safe in the future. 

Sexual Assault American Rescue Plan (SA ARP) Supplemental Funding - Support for Sexual Assault Survivors

The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault announces the solicitation of proposals for the COVID-19 FVPA ARP SA Grant – Support for Sexual Assault Survivors grant program from the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). This program will provide funding for rape crisis/sexual assault programs (RCCs) and culturally specific organizations (CSOs) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic. In lieu of the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) process, MCASA is accepting abbreviated applications from current eligible entities through this White Paper Solicitation.

Eligible applicants include RCCs and CSOs serving sexual assault survivors in underserved communities in Maryland. Applicants are eligible to apply for up to $100,000. Organizations are welcome to partner on this grant. CSOs and RCCs partnering together on an application are eligible to apply for up to $125,000.

This page contains links to all the materials to apply for this funding, including the White Paper Solicitation, budget forms and other materials needed to complete the application. 

Letters of Intent for this funding are due to MCASA at [email protected] by 11:59 pm on Friday, May 12, 2023. Applications are due to MCASA at [email protected] by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, May 31, 2023..

For questions specifically related to this grant, please contact MCASA at [email protected] or 301-328-7023.