SAS Community Support and Funding

Community Funding and Support

We are grateful for the funding and support from our community to support survivors of sexual assault and those who care about them.

Community Support and Funding Statement

Bronson Battle Creek is a major partner of Sexual Assault Services, donating space and in-kind services. Because of this, Sexual Assault Services is a department of Bronson Battle Creek. This project is funded by Grant No. 20448-21V15 awarded to The Bronson Health Foundation, by the Michigan Crime Victim Services Commission. The agreement award of $760,490 (80 percent of the project) comes from the Federal Crime Victims Fund, established by the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 administered by the Office of Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs and U.S. Department of Justice. Bronson Battle Creek provides the required match valued at $190,123 by the use of volunteers and other local match. Sexual Assault Services wishes to thank the Michigan Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Prevention and Treatment Board for their financial support of this project. This project was supported by Grant No. 15-13002 by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs and U.S. Department of Justice (STOP GRANT).

Sexual Assault Services receives an accredited center grant from the National Children’s Alliance/MI Chapter of the NCA. Sexual Assault Services also receives in-kind support from Oaklawn Hospital, Crossroads Church and Ministries in Marshall, The Domestic Violence Coalition and Bronson Lakeview Hospital. Sexual Assault Services is a United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region Community Solutions Partner. Other current funding sources include: The Bronson Health Foundation, The Marshall United Way, Junior League of Battle Creek, The Battle Creek Community Foundation and The Miller Foundation. Donations have been received from the Marshall Exchange Club, Christ Lutheran Church in Marshall, The Battle Creek Kiwanis Club and many generous individuals and organizations. All grant funding was expended according to allowable, restricted expenses for each grant.

Assistance with requesting Crime Victims Compensation is available to victims of crime who wish to apply. All services are free of charge.

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