Attorney General DeWine Awards Nearly $1 Million in Rape Crisis Program Grant Funding

February 21, 2014 in News, State News

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that he has awarded 25 rape crisis centers in Ohio with a total of nearly $1 million in new grant funding.

“This is the first time that money from Ohio’s new Rape Crisis Program Trust Fund is being used, so these are additional resources that can now go towards helping survivors of sexual assault,” said Attorney General DeWine. “The funds will help strengthen and expand upon the services and support these agencies currently provide, which are essential in the recovery process after a traumatic assault.”…