Reducing Human Trafficking Through Forensics in Central America
The summary for the Reducing Human Trafficking Through Forensics in Central America 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 International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affair, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Reducing Human Trafficking Through Forensics in Central America: To assist efforts to decrease human trafficking within and from Central America, the offeror shall help to establish a DNA database of known samples from parents or family members with missing or abducted children in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, or enhance any existing database which can provide this service. Projects should include collaboration with local law enforcement, civil society, and academic institutions, and should seek to leverage investments from the private sector. Projects should build on existing DNA forensic capacity being developed and implemented in Central America, and shall identify legal, procedural, and functional opportunities for and help resolve any obstacles to collecting, maintaining, and sharing DNA samples and database information for the purpose of countering human trafficking. This may include activities such as assisting with drafting and passage of legislation to enable DNA sample collection, testing, and sharing of information; establishing SOPs for the collection, appropriate safeguarding, and sharing of DNA samples or DNA profiles; enhancing technical capacity of partners to collect and analyze DNA samples or database information; and public outreach activities to engage potential families in providing DNA samples. Projects should be weighted with 50 percent of effort in Guatemala, and 25 percent of effort in each El Salvador and Honduras, and should help develop sustainable capacity in each country to continue these efforts after the end of any project, including train-the-trainer activities.
|Federal Grant Title:||Reducing Human Trafficking Through Forensics in Central America|
|Federal Agency Name:||International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affair (DOS-INL)|
|Grant Categories:||Law Justice and Legal Services Other|
|Type of Opportunity:||Discretionary|
|Funding Opportunity Number:||INLEA-INLCN-17-001|
|Type of Funding:||Grant|
|CFDA Descriptions:||Information not provided|
|Current Application Deadline:||March 27th, 2017|
|Original Application Deadline:||March 27th, 2017|
|Posted Date:||January 27th, 2017|
|Creation Date:||January 27th, 2017|
|Archive Date:||April 26th, 2017|
|Total Program Funding:|
|Maximum Federal Grant Award:||$4,000,000|
|Minimum Federal Grant Award:||$1,000,000|
|Expected Number of Awards:|
|Cost Sharing or Matching:||No|
|Last Updated:||January 27th, 2017|
- Category Explanation
- Forensics capacity enhancement for law enforcement purposes
- Applicants Eligible for this Grant
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
- Additional Information on Eligibility
- U.S. or overseas based non-profit organization including civil society organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and educational institutions, with experience operating in a Latin American context and suitable experience and capacity in forensics. Must be able to perform grant simultaneously in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras
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