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Gwen's Girls Preventing Trafficking of Girls

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Areas Served
Geographical Areas Served
  • Allegheny County and surrounding counties
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Congressional District
Past Project Period End Date
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $400,000)

The purpose of this solicitation is designed to prevent/reduce victimization of girls who are vulnerable to sex trafficking. Applicants funded under this solicitation are expected to replicate and scale-up prevention and early intervention programs (including mentoring programs) for girls who are at risk of or are victims of sex trafficking that have undergone rigorous evaluation and/or have a track record of success. The award made to Gwen's Girls is funded under FY 2020 Preventing Trafficking of Girls Category 1 which is designed to provide education and direct services to girls who are at risk of or are victims of sexual exploitation or sex trafficking with a focus on girls involved in the child welfare system and runaway and homeless girls.


Date Created: September 21, 2020