Refugee Solicitation to Help Families, Children

ACF-logoAgency: Administration for Children & Families (HHS); Program: Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program (CFDA Number: 93.576) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ORR-ZR-1141); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: $1.5 million for 15 awards ranging from $50,000 to $100,000 each; Deadline: Aug. 5.

Summary: RAPP grantees implement strategies that encourage 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 supplemental income; improved access to healthy foods and better nutrition; psychosocial development; and enhanced integration into communities by refugee families.

Allowable activities include: (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.

Info: http://ow.ly/1pS2300badE (NOFA); Anastasia Brown, (202) 401-4559; e-mail, Anastasia.Brown@acf.hhs.gov; for more on the upcoming grantmaking: http://tinyurl.com/pmka2us

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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