Government Sponsors

Overview
Due to the nature of the program and mission, CASA receives a variety of support from government sources, especially those related to victims and victims support.

Franklin County
Since 1995, CASA has received financial and program support from Franklin County as approved by the Franklin County Commissioners through the Franklin County Domestic Relations and Juvenile Court. CASA moved into the County building in 1995 onto the 6th floor and in May 2008, CASA moved into a larger office located on 15th floor, allowing the program to grow and expand staff in order to serve more children.

In 2015 the Court increased its contract with CASA to serve more children resulting in 831 children having a CASA volunteer.

Attorney General’s Office: VOCA/SVAA
CASA has received an annual grant for many years from the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) and State Victims Assistance Act (SVAA) funding. The grant, which is administered by the Ohio Attorneys General Office, supports the program and volunteer training.

State of Ohio: JAG
CASA has been awarded the Byrne/JAG Memorial Grant was established and designed to streamline justice funding and grant administration, the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program allows states, tribes, and local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own local needs and conditions.