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Grant Program: Specialized Services and Mentoring for Child and Youth Victims of Sex Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation in the United States [OJJDP-2019-14988]

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 26, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on July 28, 2019
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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) seeks applications for funding this program whose purpose is to support the efforts of organizations to develop or enhance their mentoring capacity, facilitate outreach efforts, and increase the availability of direct services for child and youth victims of commercial sexual exploitation and domestic sex trafficking.

Eligible applicants
- states (including territories), units of local government, federally recognized Indian tribal governments (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior), nonprofit organizations and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations), and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education)
- that propose to provide direct services to youth must not include youth who are age 18 or older in the population they will serve.

Award Ceiling: US$450,000.

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The applicant must: 1) be the entity that would have primary responsibility for carrying out the award, including administering the funding and managing the entire program; 2) register in and submit application through

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Jill Langhus
Jul 27, 2019
Jul 27, 2019

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.