Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking Regional Program

The summary for the Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking Regional Program Federal Grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Administration for Children and Families, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking Regional Program
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children and Families
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2011-ACF-ORR-ZV-0080
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.598
CFDA Descriptions: Services to Victims of a Severe Form of Trafficking
Current Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2011 See link to full announcement for details. IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications submitted electronically via Grants.gov must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m., eastern time, on the due date referenced above.
Original Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2011 See link to full announcement for details. IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications submitted electronically via Grants.gov must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m., eastern time, on the due date referenced above.
Posted Date: Nov 18, 2010
Creation Date: Nov 18, 2010
Archive Date: Feb 17, 2011
Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 12
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
The central purpose of these cooperative agreements is to increase the identification and protection of human trafficking victims in the United States and to increase public awareness about human trafficking. The Anti-Trafficking in Persons Division within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) seeks to accomplish this purpose by awarding cooperative agreements toorganizations that will serve as regional focal points for an intensification of local outreach to and identification of victims of severe forms of trafficking in persons. Eachsuccessful applicantwill be required tolead or actively participate in a community-led effort within a state to bring together and leverage local resources to address human trafficking in a region, such as a Rescue & Restore Coalition or a law enforcementtaskforce ("coalition"). Also,each successful applicant mustsub-award at least 60 percent of grant funds received to local organizations that can identify and/or work with victims of human trafficking. A successful applicant must be the planner, fiscal agent, monitor, and technical assistance provider for the sub-awardees. The grant recipient may retain no more than 40 percent of the grant award. ORR seeks to award one cooperative agreement per geographic area for a period of three years.The Director of ORR will give priority to geographic areas with reported high incidence of human trafficking.The Director of ORR may give priority consideration to applications that demonstrate three or more years of experience in identifying and assisting both sex and labor trafficking victims, making service referrals for trafficking victims, providing referrals to law enforcement, and providing technical assistance and trainings on human trafficking.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
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 - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility
HHS funds may not be paid as profit to any recipient even if the recipient is a commercial organization (45 CFR 74.81). Faith-based and community organizations that meet eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Individuals and foreign entities are not eligible for awards made under this announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/hhs-2011-acf-orr-zv-0080
Grant Announcement Contact
ACF Applications Help Deskapp_support@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Applications Help Desk [app_support@acf.hhs.gov]
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