The purpose of this program is to end the criminalization of minor victims of sex trafficking and develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs to support victim-centered, trauma-informed, developmentally appropriate, and evidence-based responses to minor victims of sex trafficking.
Applicants are invited to apply under two program purpose areas. OVC anticipates making up to nine Purpose Area 1 awards of up to $1 million each and one Purpose Area 2 award of up to $1 million. Awards will be for a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2022.
During a pre-application webinar on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, OVC staff reviewed solicitation requirements and conducted a question and answer session with interested potential applicants.