United States: 2021 Services for Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is seeking applications to support services for minor victims of sex trafficking to develop, expand, and strengthen assistance programs for minor victims of sex trafficking, including programs that provide trauma-informed and developmentally appropriate services.
The objective in providing these services is to achieve increased safety, self-sufficiency, and well-being for minor victims of sex trafficking.
Provide services to meet the individualized needs of minor victims of sex trafficking.
Collaborate with and train local partners (e.g., service providers, criminal justice professionals, members of the judiciary, community- and faith-based organizations) to ensure minor victims of sex trafficking are properly identified and referred for appropriate services.
Provide assistance or referrals to other essential services for minor victims of sex trafficking.
Collect data and participate in assessment activities to determine if the program is meeting stated goals and objectives.
Anticipated Total Amount to be Awarded Under Solicitation: $8,000,000.00
Anticipated Maximum Dollar Amount of Awards: $1,000,000.00
Anticipated Number of Awards: 8
Period of Performance Start Date: 10/1/21 12:00 AM
Period of Performance Duration (Months): 36
City or township governments, County governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Private institutions of higher education, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, Special district governments, State governments.
For purposes of this solicitation, “state” means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and territories and possessions of the United States.
All recipients and subrecipients (including any for-profit organization) must forgo any profit or management fee.
Nonprofit organizations that hold money in offshore accounts for the purpose of avoiding paying the tax are not eligible to apply.
To advance Executive Order Safe Policing for Safe Communities, the Attorney General determined that all state, local, and university or college law enforcement agencies must be certified by an approved independent credentialing body or have started the certification process to be allocated FY 2021 DOJ discretionary grant funding, as either a recipient or a subrecipient.
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=333373