The New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission (CVRC) is soliciting competitive proposals to be funded under the 2020 STOP Violence Against Women Grant Program from New Mexico governmental agencies and non-governmental, non-profit victim service organizations for the purpose of fostering more widespread apprehension, prosecution and adjudication of persons committing the crimes of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence, as well as to strengthen services to victims of these crimes.
Submission of proposals are due February 26, 2021.
CVRC is seeking one New Mexico non-profit, non-governmental organization that will subgrant the entire award through a competitive RFP process to rape crisis centers and other eligible programs and projects to assist those victimized by sexual assault as described under the Program Priorities and Statutory Purpose Areas.
The successful applicant will establish a SASP advisory group to create the RFP, select finalists and serve in an advisory capacity.
The successful applicant will be a non-profit, non-governmental New Mexico organization that has provided the following statewide services for a minimum of four years:
- Training and technical assistance to sexual assault service providers (rape crisis services, SANE programs and community mental health agencies) throughout New Mexico on issues related to sexual violence, evidence-based practice, agency management, coordinated, community response to addressing sexual violence, national trends, and current state and national data specific to sexual violence.
- Developing and disseminating sexual assault program request for proposals, soliciting potential applicants, convening and facilitating proposal review committees, developing contracts, and managing the fiscal and programmatic services provided by subrecipients.
- The successful applicant organization will have established staff positions that currently provide training and technical assistance to sexual assault service providers (rape crisis services, SANE programs and community mental health agencies) throughout New Mexico.