The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.
Fiscal Year 2013: N/A. Fiscal Year 2014: It is anticipated that 3 grants will be awarded. Fiscal Year 2015: It is anticipated that 15 grants will be awarded.
Uses and Use Restrictions
The Family and Youth Services Bureau provides funding to develop, expand, and strengthen victim service programs for domestic victims of severe forms of human trafficking.
Funds are provided for comprehensive case management services for United States Citizens and Lawful Permanent Resident victims in the United States and U. S. territories.
Funds must be used to facilitate communication and coordination between the providers of assistance to such victims, provide a means to identify such providers; and provide a means to make referrals to programs for which such victims are already eligible, including programs administered by the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Each application submitted under this program announcement will undergo a pre-review to determine if (1) the application was received by the closing date and submitted in accordance with the instructions in this announcement and (2) the applicant is eligible for funding.
Applications that pass the initial Administration for Children and Families (ACF) screening will be evaluated and rated by an independent review panel on the basis of specific criteria that are included Funding Opportunity Announcement. The evaluation criteria are designed to assess the quality of a proposed project and to determine the likelihood of its success.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA), as amended. , 22 U.S.C 7105(f).
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 90 to 120 days.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching Requirements: Percent: 25.%. The match may be met through cash or in-kind contributions.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The Federal share of a grant awarded under this paragraph may not exceed 75 percent of the total costs of the projects described in the application submitted by the grantee. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Post Assistance Requirements
Performance progress reports are required on a semi-annual basis.
Final program reports summarizing the activities and accomplishments of the project in relation to the approved goals and objectives are also required 90 days after the end of the project period.
Federal Financial Reports (SF-425) are due on a quarterly basis.
Final financial reports are also required after the end of the project period.
No cash reports are required.
Progress reports will be required semi-annually in accordance with agency requirements.
Federal Financial Reports (SF-425) are due in accordance with ageny requirements.
Performance monitoring will be conducted by desk monitoring and potential site visits.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
Grant recipients are required to keep all financial, business, and program reports necessary for program review and audit during the project period and for 3 years thereafter to insure that funds have been expended in accordance with the regulations, grant terms, and conditions of this program.
(Project Grants) FY 13 $0; FY 14 est $1,435,000; and FY 15 est $10,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$300,000-500,000 for the two-year project period.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
Christopher Holloway 1250 Maryland Ave, SW , Washington, District of Columbia 20024 Email: Christopher.firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (202) 205-9560
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Information on evaluation criteria for awarding funds can be found in the Funding Opportunity Announcement.