HHS Grants to Address Trafficking within the Child Welfare Population

Description:       The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit proposals for 60 month projects that will address trafficking within the child welfare population by implementing existing recommendations to prevent, identify, and serve victims of trafficking. This funding is designed to continue the development of child welfare systems’ response to trafficking through infrastructure building, and to create an evidence base of effective interventions and practices that promote better outcomes for children involved in the child welfare system. Funded projects will be required to use a multi-system approach and coordinate with local law enforcement, juvenile justice, courts systems, runaway and homeless youth programs, Children’s Justice Act grantees, child advocacy centers, and other necessary service providers.

Funding Title:    Grants to Address Trafficking within the Child Welfare Population

Agency Name:    Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families

Funding Instrument Type:     Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid:    No

Target Population:    Human trafficking within the child welfare population

Expected Number of Awards:     4

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:    No

How to Apply:     All applicants are required to maintain an active SAM registration until the application process is complete.

Current Closing Date for Applications:    07/22/2014

Estimated Total Program Funding:     $1,000,000

Award Ceiling:    $250,000

Award Floor:    $225,000

Eligible Applicants:

State governments

County governments

City or township governments

Special district governments

Independent school districts

Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities

Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)

Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Private institutions of higher education, For profit organizations other than small businesses

Small businesses

Priority Consideration:   

Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds:     Awards issued under this announcement are subject to the uniform  administrative requirements and cost principles of 45 CFR Part 74 (Awards And Sub-awards To Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals, Other Nonprofit Organizations, And Commercial Organizations) or 45 CFR Part 92 (Grants And Cooperative Agreements To State, Local, And Tribal Governments).

Current/Past Funding Recipients:

Samples of Successful Application:

Link to Full Announcement:    http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/files/HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-CA-0831_0.htm#c.d.section.VI

Contact Information:

Program Office Contact

Rosie Gomez

Children’s Bureau

CB Operations Center

c/o LCG, Inc.

1400 Key Blvd, Suite 900

Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: (888) 203-6161

Email: CB@grantreview.org

 

Office of Grants Management Contact

Robin Bunch

Administration for Children and Families

Office of Grants Management, Division of Discretionary Grants

CB Operations Center

c/o LCG, Inc.

1400 Key Blvd, Suite 900

Arlington, VA 22209

Phone: (888) 203-6161

Email: CB@grantreview.org

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Categories: Children, Education Organizations, Government Organizations, HHS, Human Trafficking, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, New Opportunities, Non-profit Organizations, Public Housing Organizations, Small Businesses, Subgrant Possibilities, Victims of Crime

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