Deadline: 5/20/22

Amount: $80,000-$100,000

Website: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=335630

Description:

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), is providing funding for the Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program (RAPP). Organizations that are funded on behalf of RAPP can successfully implement strategies encouraging the development of agricultural and food systems related-services that will improve the livelihoods—physically and economically—of refugee families. These strategies work to provide sustainable and/or supplemental income, improved access to healthy foods and better nutrition, psychosocial development, and enhanced integration into communities by refugee families.

Allowable activities under RAPP include, but are not limited to:

1) Agricultural production;

2) Marketing for agricultural produce; and

3) Training and Technical Assistance in the areas of agricultural production, marketing, business management, health, and nutrition.

Eligible applicants:

* County governments

* Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

* Private institutions of higher education

* City or township governments

* State governments

* Independent school districts

* Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)

* Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities

* Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

* Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

* Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

* Special district governments

PROGRAM CONTACT

Yimeem Vu

Yimeem.Vu@acf.hhs.gov