GrantTank

A yearly grant program, funding up to $2 Million to advance economic empowerment and housing opportunities for agencies who serve adult female survivors of human trafficking.

A partner in the fight against sexual violence

Our GrantTank program seeks to strategically partner with organizations that work with trafficking survivors.

These organizations have proven strength and leadership in this field and require financial support to either expand or elevate their work.

Applications are open from August 24, 2020 to October 31, 2020.

Requested funding may be awarded during a single-year or multi-year period.

Grants range from $100,000 to $1,000,000, depending on the need expressed and the individual grant extended.

GrantTank Standards

Thank you for stepping into the fight to end sexual violence. You’re not alone. Our holistic approach to help empowers nonprofits with grants, offering support to our partner organizations.

Below is the criteria that must be met in order to be considered for funding from our GrantTank program. 

Does this sound like you?

Your core mission is to contribute to the fight against human trafficking through economic empowerment or housing.

You have been established for at least two years.

You are willing to be transparent with goals, financials, needs, successes, and failures.

You are seeking a two-way partnership with The Jensen Project. We are looking for an on-going relationship to help improve the landscape of sexual violence for the better.

You currently serve adult female survivors of sex trafficking.

You have a proven record of success.

Please note, ALL criteria must be met to be eligible for funding consideration. If you do not meet all criteria at this time, we encourage you to wait to apply at a time when you do.

What you need to apply

Our holistic approach to partnerships requires transparency, mutual support, and collaboration.

The depth of the initial GrantTank application allows us to get to know you and your organization better.

Two (2) letters of recommendation from other organizations you collaborate with. They must speak to the quality of your work and the expressed need for funding. Example letter of recommendation (PDF)

2-3 Minute Pitch Video of who you are and how you would use the funding to amplify your mission.
Instructions on how to create an “unlisted” video

2-3 Minute Why Video about what makes your program unique and game-changing.
Instructions on how to create an “unlisted” video

Completed application which is submitted online. It includes your mission statement, how you operate, tax information and documents, amount requested and why, and financial statements. Checklist of information you will need (PDF)

What to expect

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First Round – Submit your application, pitch video, unique video, 2 letters of recommendation, and supporting financial and tax documentation, as specified at the end of the application no later than October 31, 2020.

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Second Round – Zoom introduction and deep dive into programmatic needs for those selected to proceed.

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Third Round – A site visit will be conducted of all qualifying organizations that reach this stage.

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Additional Vetting – Follow up conversations to fully understand the program may occur, if needed.

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Announcement – GrantTank recipients will be notified no later than March 15, 2021.

We're in this fight together

You’re helping real women, living real lives—with very real scars. You’ve embraced them with empathy and compassion and chosen to be a part of the solution. But you don’t have to do it alone. Together, we will end sexual violence.

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