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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 webpage for more information on other state, federal and local grants as well as links to private foundations and non-profit resources.

  • Award Announcement – Refugee School Impact (RSI) Funding:
    The California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Refugee Programs Bureau (RPB) is pleased to announce the receipt of funding under the Refugee School Impact (RSI) for Federal Fiscal Year 2016/17 from the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR).  The CDSS has been awarded $1,000,000 (RSI Awardees) for the period of October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017.  The RSI’s primary focus is to assist refugee school age students who have been in the U.S. three years or less to improve their academic performance and social adjustment to schools through such activities as supplemental English language instruction, after-school tutoring programs focused on helping refugee students understand and complete assignments, after-school/summer programs that support remedial work or promote school readiness and parental involvement programs.
  • FFY 2016 Refugee Targeted Assistance Formula Allocations to States and Wilson/Fish Alternative Project Grantees:
    The ORR and Administration for Children & Families (ACF) announced the allocation of Refugee Targeted Assistance (TA) formula allocations to States and Wilson/Fish Alternative Project grantees.  The table of FFY 2016 Allocations to Counties may be found via ORR Dear Colleague Letter #16-10.  Please see the FFY 2016 TA Allocations to Counties letter for specific information on refugee impacted counties.  The purpose of the TA program is to provide employment and other resettlement services to refugees, Amerasians, asylees, Cuban and Haitian entrants, certified victims of trafficking and Iraqis and Afghans with Special Immigrant Visas.
  • FFY 2016 Refugee Social Services Formula Allocations to States and Wilson/Fish Alternative Project Grantees:
    The ORR and ACF announced the allocation of Refugee Social Services (RSS) formula allocations to States and Wilson/Fish Alternative Project grantees.  The table of FFY 2016 Allocations to Counties may be found via ORR Dear Colleague Letter #16-06.  Please see the FFY 2016 RSS Allocations to Counties (Additional Funding) letter for specific information on refugee impacted counties.  The purpose of the RSS program is to provide employment and other resettlement services to refugees, Amerasians, asylees, Cuban and Haitian entrants, certified victims of trafficking and Iraqis and Afghans with Special Immigrant Visas.  See RCL No. 16-09 for the initial FFY 2016 Allocations to Counties announcement.   

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