International Programs to Combat Trafficking in Persons in Sub-Saharan Africa


The Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons announces an open competition for funding of projects to provide technical assistance to governments in sub-Saharan Africa to improve their capacity to combat trafficking in persons. Technical assistance awards will be granted in the areas of legislative assistance, victim-centered criminal justice training and task forces, and victim protection. Methods of technical assistance to build capacity may include, but are not limited to, training, legislative workshops, and mentoring.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 09/20/2014 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of State
Office: Trafficking in Persons
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Other Categories
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
U.S.-based and foreign non-profit organizations, for-profit organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), public international organizations (PIOs), and institutions of higher education are eligible to apply. For-profit organizations will not be allowed to generate a profit from grant-funded activities. Applicants must have a physical presence in sub-Saharan Africa and have a demonstrated ability to work with any government to be considered eligible for this funding opportunity. Successful applicants will be expected to secure government commitments to contribute to the project, and to allocate a percentage of grant funds to civil society partners working in the region.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
No Explanation
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office Contact Center
Phone Number: 1-800-518-4726

Hours of operation are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The contact center is closed on federal holidays.
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $650,000.00 to $3,000,000.00


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