Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program: Refugee and Asylee Assimilation Program
Deadline: 8/31/2020
Amount: unspecified
The purpose of this program is to provide individualized programming to lawful permanent residents (LPRs) who entered the United States under the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP), or were granted asylum, to attain the skills and knowledge required for successful citizenship, and to foster a sense of belonging and attachment to the United States. The program strives to promote long-term civic assimilation of those LPRs who have identified naturalization as a goal, yet may need additional information and instruction to attain it.
Eligible applicants:
Independent school districts
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Special district governments
City or township governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
State governments
County governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)