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OVC FY 16 Project Beacon Training and Technical Assistance

Post Date

April 22nd 2016

Application Due Date

June 21st 2016

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)

Cooperative Agreement

Funding Activity Categories

Income Security and Social Services
Law, Justice and Legal Services

Number of Awards


Eligibility Categories


Eligible applicants are limited to states, federally recognized Indian tribal governments, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior, units of local government, nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations), national organizations, and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education). A unit of local government is any city, county, township, town, borough, parish, village, or other general-purpose political subdivision of a state, territory, or federally recognized tribal government. For-profit organizations must agree to waive any profit or fees for services. Eligible applicants must demonstrate experience in providing national- and local-level training and technical assistance to organizations and agencies that provide direct services to urban AI/AN communities, and on topics and issues specific to AI/AN victims of sex trafficking. OVC welcomes applications that involve two or more entities that will carry out the funded federal award activities; however, one eligible entity must be the applicant and the other(s) must be proposed as subrecipient(s). The applicant must be the entity with primary responsibility for administering the funding and managing the entire project. Nonprofit organizations that hold money in offshore accounts for the purpose of avoiding paying the tax described in 26 U.S.C. 511(a) are not eligible to apply. For additional information, see Section C. Eligibility Information.


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $0 - $450000

Grant Description

The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will provide funding to one eligible applicant to provide training and technical assistance to award recipients under OVCМд▄╒МБ▄шМБ▄╙s FY 2016 Project Beacon: Increasing Services to American Indian and Alaska Native Victims of Sex Trafficking (Project Beacon) solicitation. The recipient of this award will provide ongoing education, training, support, and guidance to Project Beacon grantees in order to increase their capacity to provide direct services to American Indian and Alaska Native victims of sex trafficking in urban areas.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Justice

  • Office:

    Office of Justice Programs

  • Agency Contact:

    For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact Kimberly Woodard, Senior Tribal Affairs Specialist, by telephone at 202п307п2952 or by email at

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    For Programmatic Questions

  • Agency Email Address:

  • Location:

    Office for Victims of Crime

  • More Information:

    Funding Opportunity

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