National Human Trafficking Hotline, Training, and Technical Assistance Program

Funding Source: 
Administration for Children and Families - ORR
Type of Funding: 
federal
Deadline: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Amount: 
800 000
Number of Awards Available: 
1
Award Ceiling: 
800 000
Award Floor: 
400 000
Eligibility: 
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, Nonprofits that do not have 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, Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Description: 

The purpose of the National Human Trafficking Hotline, Training and Technical Assistance Program is to increase the identification and protection of victims in the United States, provide service referrals for victims, pass on tips to law enforcement agents, and provide information on human trafficking. This purpose is achieved through the following: Operating the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC), a 24/7 U.S. national telephone hotline; Implementing the NHTRC website which shall be used to offer anti-trafficking resources and opportunities for training; and Providing distance consultation, technical assistance, and in-person and web-based training to anti-trafficking stakeholders. ORR is seeking applicants that will present the applicant organization's expert capacity and its project period plans to operate the NHTRC Hotline and to provide anti-trafficking training and technical assistance. See additional information.