Grants Address Sexual Exploitation in the U.S.
The NoVo Foundation is dedicated to catalyzing a transformation in global society, from a culture of domination and exploitation to one of equality and partnership. The Foundation is offering The Life Story Grants, an initiative to address sexual exploitation by funding system-focused strategies in the United States that help close on-ramps into commercial sexual exploitation while building many more exit ramps. Grants will supports six specific systems: Housing, Medical Needs, Law Enforcement, Trauma and Mental Health, Immigration, and Systems Impacting Youth. Particular emphasis will be given to efforts that focus on girls and women of color, indigenous girls and women, immigrant girls and women, adult women and mothers, and trans girls and women. Grants will be provided for up to three years; minimum grant size is expected to be $100,000 per year and the maximum grant size is expected to be $600,000 per year. Online letters of inquiry must be submitted by April 19, 2019. Visit the Foundation’s website to download The Life Story Grants request for letters of inquiry document.