The Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) announces an open competition for grant funding to support the Program to End Modern Slavery (PEMS).  Applicants are invited to submit proposals describing how they will advance transformational programs or projects that seek to achieve a measurable and substantial reduction of the prevalence of modern slavery in Costa Rica and South Africa.  Applicants may only apply for work in one country.

Eligible applicants include U.S.-based and foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs), non-profits, public international organizations (PIOs), for-profit organizations, and institutions of higher education.  For-profit organizations are not permitted to generate profits from grant-funded activities.  U.S. government agencies and foreign governments are not eligible to apply.

Proposals must be submitted via SAMS Domestic ( ) by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on June 29, 2020, to be eligible for consideration.  To be competitive under this funding opportunity, applicants must be fully responsive to all directions in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.

Please send any questions regarding this Notice of Funding Opportunity to  Full application details can be found here .

U.S. Department of State

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