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Office of Refugee Resettlement funding

13 Jun

Find more info on grants at http://www.acf.hhs.gov/

ORR Funding Opportunity Announcement: Discretionary Targeted Assistance Grants (Apply by July 8)

Discretionary Targeted Assistance Grants

Letter of Intent due June 18, 2011

Application due July 6, 2011

The 2011 Discretionary Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG) Program will make $4.8 million dollars available to State Governments and non-State agencies who administer a state refugee program under 45 CFR 400.5. The new Discretionary TAG program will begin on September 30, 2011. The project period will be for two years, with two 12-month budget periods. The purpose of Discretionary TAG is to assist newly arrived refugees and specific refugee populations with compelling situations who have been unable to make the transition to self-sufficiency. The Discretionary TAG funding opportunity announcement seeks to promote the facilitation of

professional certification, subsidy employment programs, and training for refugee women who are illiterate in their native language

ORR Funding Opportunity Announcement: National Human Trafficking Victim Assistance Program (Apply by July 26)

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Division of Anti-Trafficking in Persons has published a Funding Opportunity Announcement for the National Human Trafficking Victim Assistance Program.

The central purpose of this cooperative agreement is to efficiently fund comprehensive case management services on a per capita basis to foreign victims and potential victims of a severe form of trafficking in persons seeking HHS certification in any location within the United States. Persons qualified for services under this grant (qualified persons) are victims of a severe form of trafficking in persons who have received certification from ORR or, in the case of child victims, letters of eligibility from ORR; potential victims of a severe form of trafficking who are seeking assistance to achieve HHS certification; aliens classified as non-immigrants under Section 1101 (a)(15)(T)(ii) of title 8 of the U.S. Code; and minor dependent children of victims of severe forms of trafficking in persons or potential victims of trafficking.

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