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星期二, 4月 05, 2016

OVC is Awarding Funding to Enhance Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

OVC is Awarding Funding to Enhance Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is now accepting applications under the FY 2016 Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Solicitation.
OVC will make awards of up to $600,000 to enhance the quality and quantity of specialized services available to assist all victims of human trafficking, including services for underserved or unserved populations such as men and boys, American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN), African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Latinos, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, or individuals who identify as straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning (LGBTQ). Funding will also support efforts to increase the capacity of communities to respond to human trafficking victims through the development of interagency partnerships, professional training, and public awareness activities.
Applications must be submitted by May 12, 2016 through Grants.gov. Applicants are encouraged to begin the application process well in advance of the deadline. For technical assistance with submitting an application, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800–518–4726 or 606–545–5035, or via e-mail tosupport@grants.gov. The Grants.gov Support Hotline hours of operation are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except federal holidays.
For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, applicants can contact Ivette Estrada, Victim Justice Program Specialist, by telephone at 202-307-0932, or by email at ivette.estrada@usdoj.gov.