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FY 2019 Specialized Housing and Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS), in conjunction with the U.S Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Victim Crimes (OVC), will make a $13,500,000 available for grants to eligible organizations to implement and provide housing and trauma-informed, victim-centered services to victims of human trafficking.  An additional $1,000,000 is available under this NOFA to fund a cooperative agreement with an eligible organization that has experience providing technical assistance to current federally-funded human trafficking programs to assist customers as defined in Section I.A.4.b of this NOFA to implement the program activities to be funded available under this NOFA.

Through the funds available under this NOFA, SNAPS and OVC are promoting collaboration between Continuums of Care (CoCs) funded by HUD and organizations funded by DOJ to address the housing and service needs of victims of human trafficking. This NOFA promotes trauma-informed, victim-centered services, including in tribal areas. Organizations awarded funds through this NOFA are expected to work with other organizations within the CoC’s geographic area to train service providers on how to identify victims of human trafficking and connect these victims to appropriate housing. SNAPS and OVC plan to identify best practices for addressing this population that may assist in framing future funding opportunities for victims of human trafficking.

This NOFA contains two separate due dates to which applicants must pay attention:

Due Date for Technical Assistance Applications:  August 29, 2019 by 11:59:59 PM EDT.   Amount of funds available under this NOFA, $1 million.

Please Note:  You can track the status of your application by logging into Grants.gov, selecting “Applicants” from the top navigation, and selecting “Track my application” from the dropdown list. If the application status is "rejected with errors,” you must correct the error(s) and resubmit the application before the 24-hour grace period ends. Applications in “rejected with errors” status after the 24-hour grace period expires will not be reviewed by HUD, any applications for TA coming after the grace period without prior “rejected with errors” will be deemed ineligible.  

Due Date for Human Trafficking Program Applications:  October 30, 2019 by 11:59:59 PM EDT.  Amount of funds available under this NOFA, $13.5 million.

Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6300-N-45
Opportunity Title: FR-6300-N-45 Specialized Housing and Services for Victims of Human Trafficking
Competition ID: FR-3200-N-45
CFDA No.: 14.279
OMB Approval Numbers: 2506-0214
Opening Date: July 2, 2019
Deadline Date: August 30, 2019 (TA), October 30, 2019 (HT)