Deadline: 22 January 2013
Open to: U.S.-based and foreign non-profit and non-governmental organizations (NGO) and accredited educational institutions, working on projects to combat trafficking in persons
Grants: up to $750,000
The Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (the TIP Office), United States Department of State has issued a request for Statements of Interest for an open competition for fiscal year 2013 funding of projects to combat trafficking in persons outside of the United States.
This solicitation announces the first stage of the 2013 grant competition. Applicants may submit a Statement of Interest (SOI), a two-page summary of a proposed project. Following a technical review and an interagency competitive review panel, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal that expands on their SOIs. These second-stage proposals will then be reviewed by the TIP Office and considered for funding.
The TIP Office has selected 14 Countries from 5 regions in which projects will be considered for funding under this solicitation. These countries are: Kenya, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Uganda, Cambodia, Malaysia, Jordan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Honduras and Mexico.
U.S.-based and foreign non-profit and non-governmental organizations (NGO) and accredited educational institutions are eligible and encouraged to submit SOI applications.
Pending the availability of appropriated funds, the TIP Office anticipates awarding grants of up to $750,000 for project periods of up to 36 months to successful organizations in the second stage of this competition.
How to apply?
Applicants may submit a Statement of Interest (SOI), a two-page summary of a proposed project.
Instructions and Application can be downloaded here
The deadline is 22 January 2013.
For more detailed information visit the Official Website