The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) invites applicants responsible for refugee programs to submit applications requesting funds to ensure the provision of social and supportive services to older refugees age 60 and above. ORR expects to award approximately $1.3 million to States for this purpose. The applicant should: (a) Establish and/or expand a working relationship with the State Agency on Aging and the local community Area Agency on Aging to ensure older refugees will be linked to mainstream aging services in the community, (b) Specify the purposes for which the funding would be used, (c) Demonstrate that the proposed purposes are related to linking older refugees with appropriate services in the community to help increase independent living, and (d) Develop services for or link older refugees to naturalization services, especially for those who have or are at risk of losing Supplemental Security Income and other Federal benefits. Applications will be screened and evaluated as indicated in this program announcement. Awards will be contingent on the outcome of the competition and the availability of funds.
Who can apply:
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
Eligible functional categories:
Refugee and Entrant Assistance_Discretionary Grants
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families