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Request For Applications

Regional Crimes Against Children Task Force - Request for Applications 

Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas (CACTX) is pleased to make funds available through a Request for Applications (RFA) to pilot a Regional Crimes Against Children Task Force (RCACTF). CACTX, in partnership with its Statewide Multidisciplinary Task Force (SMDTF), seeks to support programs or projects that improve the administrative, investigative, and judicial handling of cases of child abuse and neglect, particularly child sexual abuse, in a manner that creates systemic change and prevents additional trauma to child victims. This RFA seeks to support piloting a RCACTF to strengthen child abuse investigations by increasing the expertise of the investigators involved in handling these cases.  

Applicant Eligibility 

Only applicants from within the state of Texas may apply. CACTX seeks to fund a community that has already begun initial steps toward creating an RCACTF. The following Texas entities are eligible to apply: 

Please download the RFA document by clicking the button below for more information and application instructions. 

Download the Request for Applications (RFA)


Applications are due by Monday, November 14, 2022, by 5 pm (CST). Applicants will be informed if they have been selected for funding by Thursday, December 1, 2022. 

Questions Before Application Submission

Questions before any applications are submitted can be directed to Hannah Gibson-Moore (Strategy Development Principal) at

Application Submissions 

Applications should be submitted via email to Catherine Henning (Strategy Development Manager) at

Did you know:

During 2021, 68,018

children receive critical services at a children’s advocacy center in Texas.