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Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Omaha
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $475,000)

The Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition, Inc., a nonprofit community health organization located in Omaha, NE, will use this funding to continue its human trafficking program by: (1) continuing to employ a .50 FTE Project Coordinator, and a .45 FTE Victim Advocate; (2) expanding its collaborative partnerships with other human trafficking organizations and responders to provide American Indian and Alaska Native victims of human trafficking with access to additional services and support; (3) providing training for staff members of collaborative partner agencies; and (4) conducting community outreach and awareness efforts to educate professional and members of the community about the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native victims of human trafficking.

Date Created: September 21, 2022