Grants to Address Trafficking within the Child Welfare Population

Funding Agency:
Administration for Children and Families

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to solicit proposals for projects that will address human trafficking within the child welfare population. This funding is designed to continue the development of child welfare systems’ response to human trafficking through infrastructure building and a multi-system approach with local law enforcement, juvenile justice, court systems, runaway and homeless youth programs, Children’s Justice Act grantees, child advocacy centers, and other necessary service providers. Projects will also assist in the implementation of the trafficking provisions of the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (Public Law 113-183) and the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (Pub. L. 114-22) within their respective states.

This is a 60-month project with five 12-month budget periods.

Deadline: Jul. 11, 2016

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Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility is unrestricted and open to the following: 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), non-profits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, non-profits 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, and small businesses.



Amount Description

Award Ceiling: $250,000 Per Budget Period
Award Floor: $225,000 Per Budget Period
Average Projected Award Amount: $250,000 Per Budget Period

Length of Project Period: 60-month project with five 12-month budget periods

Funding Type





Community Outreach and Engagement
Social Sciences

External Deadline

July 11, 2016