The Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) announces an open competition for projects to combat trafficking in persons outside of the United States. Informed by the annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report), current anti-trafficking programming and trends, and in consultation with other U.S. government agencies and offices, the TIP Office has identified 19 programming priorities for funding.
The TIP Office will allocate funding for anti-trafficking projects through an open, two-stage competitive process. In stage one of competition, also known as the statement of interest (SOI) stage, applicants are invited to submit three-page SOIs for projects designed to address the TIP Office’s 2022 programming priorities.
The U.S. government defines “trafficking in persons” as :
- Sex Trafficking encompasses the range of activities involved when a trafficker uses force, fraud, or coercion to compel another person to engage in a commercial sex act or causes a child to engage in a commercial sex act.
- Forced Labor, sometimes also referred to as labor trafficking, encompasses the range of activities involved when a person uses force, fraud, or coercion to exploit the labor or services of another person.
Eligible Applicants :
Organizations eligible to apply include U.S.-based and foreign non-profits, non-governmental organizations (including faith-based organizations), public international organizations (PIOs), institutions of higher education, and for-
Deadline for Applications : August 1, 2022, 5:00 p.m. EDT
Funding : $250,000 – $5,000,000