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Funding Opportunity FY 2019 Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), in coordination with OVC, is seeking applications for the FY 2019 Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons solicitation.

Through this funding opportunity, NIJ continues to build upon its research and evaluation efforts to better understand, prevent, and respond to trafficking in persons in the United States. Applicants should propose research projects that—first and foremost—have clear implications for criminal justice policy and practice in the United States.

NIJ is interested in research projects addressing both sex and labor trafficking. NIJ is particularly interested in research responding to the following priority areas—

  1. labor trafficking research,
  2. evaluation research focused on victim service providers (e.g., sex and labor trafficking, minor and adult victims, etc.), and
  3. building knowledge of the “grooming" process of traffickers (i.e., how does one become a sex or labor trafficker?).

Apply by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on May 8, 2019.

For additional information about potential funding opportunities in the area of human trafficking, visit the FY 2019 DOJ Program Plan.

(Posted February 28, 2019)

Date Published: February 28, 2019