Combating Trafficking in Persons in Guatemala - Funding Opportunity Available

Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
May 31, 2018

Updated on June 8, 2018

The TIP Office announces a competitive Notice of Funding Opportunity for $3.25 million to combat trafficking in persons in Guatemala. Applicants are invited to submit proposals describing how they will address a minimum of one of the programming activities described in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.

Organizations eligible to apply include U.S.-based and foreign nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), public international organizations (PIOs), non-profits, for-profit organizations, and institutions of higher education. For-profit organizations are not permitted to generate profits from U.S. 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 July 30, 2018, 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.

We are deeply saddened by the recent eruption of the Fuego volcano and the devastation it has caused in Guatemala. We understand that this may cause unexpected difficulties for applicants in preparing and adequately responding to this Notice of Funding Opportunity, however, we are unable to offer an extension to the current deadline due to limitations on foreign assistance available for this funding opportunity. We appreciate your interest and time in applying. Please contact if you have any questions.