- Allegheny County and surrounding counties
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.