OVC FY 17 Comprehensive Services for Victims of All Forms of Human Trafficking

The primary goal of this FY16 program is to enhance the quality and quantity of services available to assist victims of all forms of human trafficking, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended, by enhancing interagency collaboration and the coordinated community

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response to victims of human trafficking, and through the provision of high-quality services that address the individual needs of trafficking victims.

This solicitation will provide funding to victim service organizations with a demonstrated history of providing services for victims of human trafficking.

Funding under this program will support comprehensive services for all victims of human trafficking -- sex trafficking and labor trafficking, foreign national/U. S. citizen/legal permanent resident (LPR), adult/minor, male/ female, and LGBTQ victims of trafficking, among others.

Funding will also support efforts to increase the capacity of communities to respond to human trafficking victims through the development of interagency partnerships, professional training, and public awareness activities.

Related Programs

Services for Trafficking Victims

Department of Justice


Agency: Department of Justice

Office: Office of Justice Programs

Estimated Funding: $10,000,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Funding Opportunity

Additional Information of Eligibility:
By statute, grants under this program may be awarded to states, units of local government, federally recognized Indian tribal governments (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior), and nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations (including tribal nonprofits).

For the purposes of this program, a unit of local government is any city, county, township, town, borough, parish, village, or other general purpose political subdivision of a state, territory, or federally recognized Indian tribal government.

Organizations with a demonstrated history of providing victim assistance, social services, legal services, shelter, or mental health services for victims of human trafficking are eligible to apply.

OVC may elect to make awards for applications submitted under this solicitation in future fiscal years, dependent on, among other considerations, the merit of the applications and the availability of appropriations.

OVC welcomes applications under which two or more entities would carry out the federal award; however, only one entity may be the applicant.

Any others must be proposed subrecipients (“subgrantees").

The applicant must be the entity that would have primary responsibility for carrying out the award, including administering the funding and managing the entire project.

Under this solicitation, only one application by any particular applicant entity will be considered.

An entity may, however, be proposed as a subrecipient (“subgrantee”) in more than one application.

Current OVC trafficking victim services grantees who received funding from the OVC FY 2016 Comprehensive Services for Victims of Human Trafficking solicitation or the OVC FY 2016 Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking solicitation are not eligible to apply for funding under this solicitation.

Nonprofit organizations that hold money in offshore accounts for the purpose of avoiding paying the tax described in 26 U.S.C.

§ 511(a) are not eligible to apply.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://ovc.ncjrs.gov/Solicitation.aspx

Contact:
For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact Kristin Weschler, Victim Justice Program Specialist, by telephone at 202-616-5127.kristin.weschler@usdoj.gov

Agency Email Description:
For Programmatic Questions

Agency Email:
kristin.weschler@usdoj.gov

Date Posted:
2016-12-20

Application Due Date:
2017-02-21

Archive Date:
2017-04-07



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