Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program; Citizenship and Instruction Application Services
Deadline: 8/31/2020
Amount: unspecified
The purpose of this program is to expand the availability of high-quality citizenship preparation services for lawful permanent residents in communities across the nation, and to provide opportunities for lawful permanent residents to gain the knowledge and training necessary to promote their assimilation into the fabric of American society. Activities that support this goal include developing, identifying, and sharing promising practices in citizenship preparation; increasing the use of and access to technology in citizenship preparation programs; working with local libraries, which serve as a vital resource for immigrant communities; and incorporating strategies to foster welcoming communities as part of the citizenship and civic assimilation process.
Eligible applicants:
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
City or township governments
State governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Special district governments
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
County governments
Independent school districts
Private institutions of higher education