$15.5M in Refugee Funding Helps Single Moms, Youth

ACF logoPurpose: Grants assist communities with refugee populations.

Agency: Admin. for Children & Families (ACF); Program: Preferred Communities Program (CFDA Number: 93.576) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ORR-RP-1116); Eligibility: Schools, governments, education and community-based organizations and nonprofits; Funding: $15.5 million for nine awards (no match required); Deadline: Aug. 1.

Summary: The program assists refugee populations which have been unable to make the transition to self-sufficiency. Applications are encouraged from programs addressing needs of single moms, youth, and young adults without parents or permanent guardians who have spent an unusually long period under refugee camp conditions. Funding provides job training and language acquisition assistance.

Info: http://goo.gl/RQjuHl (NOFA); app_support@acf.hhs.gov for questions about the solicitation.

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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