New Funding Alerts
Below are links to time-sensitive funding announcements from various sources for your information and convenience only. Please direct any questions to the respective grantor/funding source. Visit our Funding Opportunities
web page for more information on other state, federal, and local grants as well as links to private foundations and non-profit resources.
- HHS Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement for the National Human Trafficking Hotline, Training, and Technical Assistance Program
The purposes of this cooperative agreement are to increase the identification and protection of victims in the United States, provide service referrals for victims, pass on tips to law enforcement agents, and provide information and training on human trafficking. The Division of Anti-Trafficking in Persons within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) intends to accomplish these purposes by awarding one cooperative agreement for a period of 3 years to an organization or agency to implement the National Human Trafficking Hotline, Training, and Technical Assistance Program, which funds the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC). The NHTRC is a dedicated, toll-free, U.S. national telephone hotline (1-888-3737-888) that provides emergency assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. Applications are due no later than July 30, 2013. Letters of intent are requested by June 14, 2013. The full announcement is available at: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2013-ACF-ORR-ZV-0570
- ORR Funding Opportunity Announcement - Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program (RAPP)
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) invites entities to submit competitive grant applications for projects under the Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program (RAPP). Grant applications should propose strategies that incorporate agriculture and food systems to improve the lives of refugee families. These strategies should result in sustainable and/or supplemental income, improved access to healthy foods and better nutrition, and enhanced integration into communities by refugee families. Please visit http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2013-ACF-ORR-ZR-0571 to view or download the full announcement.
- ORR Funding Opportunity Announcement - Refugee Microenterprise Development
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is pleased to announce the availability of funds for the Refugee Microenterprise Development Project. ORR has supported microenterprise development projects since 1991 through the award of discretionary grants to a variety of public agencies, community economic development agencies, local mutual assistance associations, and voluntary agencies. The broad goals of this program are to: 1. Assist refugees in becoming economically self-sufficient by owning and managing a small business, 2. Help refugee communities in developing capital resources, and 3. Assist refugees in developing credit history and/or in repairing their credit scores In order to achieve these objectives, award recipients under this announcement will provide pre-business and post-business technical assistance as well as capital to qualified refugee entrepreneurs for the start up of a new businesses, strengthening or expanding an existing business. To view and/or download application and full announcement: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2013-ACF-ORR-RG-0569
- ORR Funding Opportunity Announcement - Individual Development Accounts (IDA) Program
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) invites eligible entities to submit competitive grant applications for projects to establish and manage Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) for low-income refugee participants. Eligible refugee participants who enroll in these projects will open and contribute systematically to IDAs for specified Savings Goals, including home ownership, business capitalization, vehicles for educational or work purposes, professional certification, and education (limited to postsecondary education, college entrance exam fees, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and GED preparation and test fees). Successful grantees will be expected to coordinate their policies and procedures for developing and administering refugee IDA projects with ORR and with the existing refugee IDA network. To view or download the full application, please visit http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2013-ACF-ORR-ZI-0572 .
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