OVC FY 17 Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

The primary goal of this program is to enhance the quality and quantity of specialized services available to assist victims of human trafficking, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended.

This solicitation will provide funding to victim service organizations

credit:


with a demonstrated history of providing specialized services for victims of human trafficking.

Applicants will have the opportunity to apply for funding to support the following types of services for victims of human trafficking:
1. ) Housing/Shelter; 2. ) Job Training, Education & Employment; 3. ) Legal Assistance 4. ) Health, Mental Health, & Substance Abuse Services.

In addition to the provision of direct services, 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 (defined as an organization that is described in section 501(c)(3) of Title 26 and is exempt from from taxation under 501 (a) of such title), 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.

Tribal governments, tribal nonprofits, and organizations that specialize in serving American Indian and Alaska Native victims of human trafficking are also eligible to apply.

FY 2016 Specialized Services, FY 2016 Comprehensive Services, and FY 2016 Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking grantees are not eligible to apply for funding under this solicitation, unless the new proposal outlines new services and cost items that were not included in the FY 2016 application.

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.

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 as 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.

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 as 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.

OVC may elect to fund applications

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

Contact:
For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact Ivette Estrada, Victim Justice Program Specialist by telephone at 202–307–0932 or via email at Ivette.Estrada@usdoj.gov.Ivette.estarda@usdoj.gov

Agency Email Description:
For Programmatic Issues

Agency Email:
Ivette.estarda@usdoj.gov

Date Posted:
2017-01-11

Application Due Date:
2017-03-09

Archive Date:
2017-01-21



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