Sex Trafficking in Indian Country Update

 

A project blog dedicated to providing a central location for the latest media, news articles, training information, funding and policy updates related to sex trafficking in Indian country.

New Funding Opportunity "FY 2016 Project Beacon: Increasing Services for Urban American Indian

Synopsis: Under the statutory authority of 22 U.S.C. § 7105(b)(2), the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will make up to three grant awards to increase the quantity and quality of services currently available to American Indian and Alaska Native victims of sex trafficking who reside in urban areas.1 Award recipients will use the funding to increase their capacity to address the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native victims of sex trafficking through a combination of staff training and education on the topic, building strategic collaborative partnerships with other community-based organizations and agencies, and public awareness activities. Deadline: June 21st, 2016 Click here to access

New Funding Opportunity "Comprehensive Services for Victims of All Forms of Human Trafficking&q

Synopsis: The primary goal of this U.S. Department of Justice program is to enhance the quality and quantity of services available to assist all victims of human trafficking in achieving their goals, which may include increased autonomy and self-sufficiency and increased feelings of safety and well-being. GENERAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:States, units of local government, federally recognized Indian tribal governments, and nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations. FUNDER MATCH REQUIREMENT:25% cash or in kind. Click here to access the original posting.

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