Call Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking
FY 2013 Competitive Grant Announcement
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) are seeking applicants for funding under a joint solicitation to support an enhanced anti-human trafficking law enforcement task force and victim service model designed to identify, rescue, and assist foreign and domestic, adult and minor, victims of human trafficking within the United States. This program furthers the Department’s mission by enhancing the law enforcement and social service fields’ response to human trafficking victims.
Eligible applicants are limited to state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies and state, local, tribal and nonprofit victim service organizations with a demonstrated, established relationship and capacity to form successful partnerships with key stakeholders to support an enhanced approach to identifying, rescuing, and assisting victims of all forms of human trafficking.
Applicants must register with Grants.gov prior to submitting an application. All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 14, 2013. OJP encourages applicants to register several weeks before the application submission deadline. In addition, OJP urges applicants to submit applications well in advance of the application due date.
Goals, Objectives, and Deliverables
The overall goals of the task forces funded under this FY 2013 Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking solicitation are to:
1. Conduct proactive investigations of sex trafficking and labor trafficking crimes within each task force location in coordination and collaboration with local, state, tribal, regional, and federal law enforcement and regulatory agencies.
2. Identify victims of all forms of human trafficking, as defined by the TVPA, within each task force location and offer a comprehensive array of restorative services to meet each victim’s Individualized needs.
3. Enhance community capacity to identify and report trafficking crimes by conducting training, public awareness, and outreach activities.
Award Ceiling: $500.000
Federal funds awarded under this program may not cover a more than 75 percent of the total costs of the project being funded. The applicant must identify the source of the 25 percent nonfederal portion of the total project costs and how match funds will be used.
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