The Department of State 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 innovative proposals describing how they will advance transformational programs and projects that seek to achieve a measurable and substantial reduction of the prevalence of modern slavery in targeted populations in priority countries or jurisdictions. To submit an application for this funding opportunity, please review the instructions on SAMS Domestic under funding opportunity SFOP0005808.

Organizations eligible to apply include U.S.-based and foreign nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), non-profits, 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, foreign governments, and public international organizations (PIOs) are not eligible to apply.

Proposals must be submitted via SAMS Domestic ( by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on June 21, 2019, to be eligible for consideration. To be competitive under this funding opportunity, applicants must be fully responsive to all directions in this document. All questions regarding this Notice of Funding Opportunity must be sent to


Thank you for your efforts to combat human trafficking around the globe.  We wish you the best of luck in your application.  If you have any questions, please contact