Grants.gov Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on Tuesday, March 30, 2021
JustGrants Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on Tuesday, April 13, 2021
The goals of this program are to develop or enhance programs to provide direct services and diversion programs for youth in contact with the juvenile and family court systems who are victims of sex and/or labor trafficking or at risk for human trafficking due to past or current crime victimization, including child abuse and neglect. Applicants are invited to apply under two purpose areas.
Purpose Area 1
Programs funded under this purpose area will—
- implement screening and assessment protocols/processes,
- develop or expand intervention models to provide direct services and/or diversion programs,
- provide trauma-informed care through a multidisciplinary team,
- increase awareness and identification of sex and/or labor trafficking involving youth, and
- participate in an annual peer-to-peer learning opportunity.
Under Purpose Area 1, the Office for Victims of Crime expects to make four awards of up to $450,000 each for a 36-month period of performance to begin on October 1, 2021.
Purpose Area 2
The successful applicant will implement training and technical assistance that supports the implementation of best practices, enhances collaboration, and improves outcomes for Category 1 program sites. The successful applicant is expected to develop and host an annual meeting for the grantees funded under Category 1 of this solicitation. Applicants should also plan to develop and disseminate best practices regarding sex and/or labor trafficking involving youth, effective court innovations, and lessons learned from this project at the national level.
Under Purpose Area 2, the Office for Victims of Crime expects to make one award of up to $600,000 for a 36-month period of performance to begin on October 1, 2021.
OVC will conduct one pre-application webinar during which OVC staff will review the solicitation requirements and conduct a question and answer session with interested potential applicants. Participation is optional. When the webinar has been scheduled, the details and registration information will be available at https://ovc.ojp.gov/funding/funding-webinars.
OVC has extended both deadlines for this solicitation.
View changes regarding the SF-424 that OVC made after the initial release of the solicitation.