Increasing Access to Services for Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Victims of Human Trafficking Program

Federal Funding Agency:

Office of Victims of Crime

Applicant Eligibility:

Purpose Area 1: Limited to nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations (including tribal nonprofit organizations) whose primary mission is specifically to provide services that meet the health, safety, and general welfare needs of American Indian and Alaska Native individuals who reside in urban areas.

Purpose Area 2: Limited to states, federally recognized Indian tribal governments, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior, units of local government, nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations), national organizations, and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education).

Due Date: Deadline May 31, 2022, 11:59 pm Eastern

Application JustGrants Deadline June 6, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

Funding Amount:

Category 1: Up to $475,000
Category 2: Up to $550,000

Agency Solicitation:

The overarching goal of this program is to increase the quantity and quality of victim-centered services available to assist American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) victims of human trafficking in urban areas. This will be accomplished by developing the capacity of urban Indian centers to meet victims’ needs by providing a comprehensive range of services either in-house or through referrals to a network of collaborative partners.


Additional Notes:

OVC will again make awards under two program purpose areas:

Program Purpose Area 1: Direct Services
Eligible applicants may apply to this purpose area to request funding to develop or enhance their organizational capacity to provide services to urban AI/AN victims of human trafficking; develop and sustain collaborative partnerships; conduct community outreach and awareness activities; and provide training to other stakeholders on how to meet the needs of urban AI/AN victims of human trafficking. Applicants for this purpose area must demonstrate that they will provide services to the target population of AI/AN victims of human trafficking in an urban community.

Program Purpose Area 2: Training and Technical Assistance
Eligible applicants may request funding to provide capacity-building training and technical assistance (TTA) to successful Purpose Area 1 grantees.