Office of the Attorney General
Attorney General Conway Announces Recipients of Child Victim's Trust Fund Grants
Attorney General Jack Conway today announced that his office, which administers Kentucky's Child Victim's Trust Fund, is awarding almost $130,000 in grants to 12 non-profit organizations in Kentucky to help prevent sexual assault and provide medical exams for children who have been sexually abused.
"I appreciate the work that these organizations do on a daily basis and know they will utilize these funds to help prosecute individuals who harm Kentucky children and provide valuable educational information to help keep our children safe," General Conway said.
The Women's Crisis Center, Inc. in Covington is the recipient of the Child Victims' Trust Fund 2009 Prevention Program Education Grant. The grant of $30,443 will fund local child abuse prevention programs.
The recipient of the Child Victim's Trust Fund 2009 Statewide Prevention Education Grant is the Center for Women and Families in Louisville. The $10,895 grant will help fund the center's "Focus on Respect" program, which is a statewide education initiative.
Recipients of the Child Victims' Trust Fund 2009 Child Sexual Abuse Medical Examination Reimbursement Program grants include:
|Lincoln Trail Advocacy Support Center
|Big Sandy Children's Advocacy Center
|Buffalo Trace Children's Advocacy Center
|Children's Advocacy Center of the Bluegrass
|Family and Children First
|Hope's Place Children's Advocacy Center
|Kentucky River Children's Advocacy Center
|Lake Cumberland Children's Advocacy Center
|Northern Kentucky Children's Advocacy Center
The Child Victims' Trust Fund has provided funding for child sexual abuse prevention programs since 1985. For more information about the Child Victims' Trust Fund and how you can contribute – either through purchase of an "I Care About Kids" license plate, the state tax refund check-off, or private tax-deductible donation – please contact the Child Victims' Trust Fund, Office of the Attorney General, by calling 1-800-372-2551 or email CVTF@ag.ky.gov.