U.S. Department of Justice: Seeking Applications for “Anti-Human Trafficking National Training and Technical Assistance” Program

Deadline:  9 March 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the Anti-Human Trafficking National Training and Technical Assistance for Enhanced Collaborative Model Law Enforcement Task Force Program.

This program furthers the Department’s mission by enhancing the capacity of state and local jurisdictions in preventing and reducing crime.

The Anti-Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance for Law Enforcement Task Forces Program, administered by BJA, is designed to provide national TTA resources that are critical to improving the capacity of state, local and tribal criminal justice systems to develop and implement anti-human trafficking task forces using the Enhanced Collaborative Model (ECM).

The ECM task forces, jointly funded by BJA and the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), promote a multidisciplinary approach to combating all forms of human trafficking, using a victim-centered approach to investigating and prosecuting trafficking crimes, and providing quality services to trafficking victims.

The program combines the leadership of DOJ and the expertise of nationally recognized criminal justice practitioners and action research experts to deliver a wide variety of TTA to law enforcement and criminal justice systems involved in human trafficking task forces across the nation. Programs funded under this solicitation are intended to have a national impact.

Objectives

  • Assist current and future BJA-funded task forces in successfully establishing ECM task forces that include appropriate federal, state, and local agencies, as active and contributing members, to address all forms of human trafficking in a given jurisdiction or area.
  • Engage proactively with active ECM task force partners to assess progress, address challenges, and identify solutions.
  • Communicate regularly with BJA to assess the impact of TTA services on the ECM to Combat Human Trafficking program goals and progress of the individual sites.
  • Work collaboratively with BJA’s previously funded Human Trafficking TTA providers as well as the OVC Training and Technical Assistance Center to ensure that the ECM task forces receive appropriate training and technical assistance.
  • Assess existing training and coordinate the delivery of appropriate introductory and advanced training sessions for the ECM task forces or the separate components of the criminal justice system (e.g., law enforcement investigators, prosecutors, judges, etc.). Coordinate training activities with other existing or planned training to avoid duplication.
  • Provide appropriate training and technical assistance to unfunded human trafficking task forces, law enforcement agencies and other components of the criminal justice system to assist them in their efforts to combat human trafficking.
  • Provide content for BJA outreach materials to include, but not limited to, ECM-related websites, articles, BJA social media efforts, among others communication modalities.

Funding Information

BJA expects to make one award of up to $1,000,000, for a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2017..

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can access the application package via given website.

Eligible Countries: United States

For more information, please visit Human Trafficking Training Program.

U.S. Mission to Mexico: 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Small Grants Program

U.S. Mission to Mexico: 2018 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Large Grants Program

U.S. Embassy in Sudan: Seeking Project Abstracts for AFCP Large Grants Competition

Apply for Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund to Help Disadvantaged Young People in UK!

U.S. Embassy in Sudan: Call for Proposals for AFCP Small Grants Competition

DFID Call for Applications: Civil Society Support Programme Phase II

U.S. Embassy in Zambia: U.S. Embassy Lusaka PAS Education Advising Support

Mott MacDonald Limited/ UK Department of Health: Request for Proposals for Fleming Fund Grants Programme in Nepal

DFAT Call for Proposals: Australia’s Cyber Cooperation Program

U.S. Department of Justice, OVW: Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program

Applications Open for US Embassy / BAAS Small Grants Programme!

USDA-FAS: Seeking Applications for Food for Progress Program

Asia New Zealand Foundation: Inviting Applications for Arts Grants Programme

PlanetRomeo Foundation: Supporting Grassroots Emerging LGBTI Projects

EJN Asia-Pacific Media Grants: Supporting the Creation, Growth, and Capacity Building of Media

Conservation Alliance’s Grant Program: Protecting Threatened Wild Places

The Japan Foundation: Grant Program for Dispatching Artists and Cultural Specialists

AWDF Call for Proposals: Leading from the South Round 2

EU Call for Proposals: Increasing Knowledge, Awareness, Transparency and Traceability for Responsible Value Chains in the Cotton and Garment sectors

Call for Proposals: Inviting NGOs & Community Groups for New Zealand Embassy Fund in Mexico Program

Applications Open for Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme!

Bennelong Foundation Grant: Supporting Organisations and Community Projects across Australia

The Lady Neville Charity: Providing Grants to Grass-Roots Charitable Organisations in UK

National Endowment for the Arts: Seeking Applications for NEA Art Works I