2014 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program

Grant

  • Type: Federal
  • Source: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
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Award

  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $250,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: May 16, 2014

Eligibility:
  1. You must be an organization with public or nonprofit status. This includes, but is not limited to:
    • Public or private nonprofit organizations
    • Public school systems, universities and community colleges
    • Civic, community and faith-based organizations
    • Adult-education organizations
    • Public libraries
    • Volunteer and literacy organizations
    • State and local governments
  2. At the time you apply, you and any sub-awardees that propose to provide citizenship instruction must have, in the past three years, provided at least one year of direct service citizenship instruction in a classroom setting that follows a curriculum.
  3. At the time you apply, you and any sub-awardees that propose to provide naturalization application services must have, in the past three years, provided at least one year of naturalization application services within the authorized practice of immigration law to clients, and must:
    • Be recognized by the BIA and have at least one BIA accredited representative employee with experience providing clients with naturalization representation;or
    • Have at least one attorney employee with experience providing clients with naturalization representation.

Purpose:
Through the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program, USCIS seeks to expand the availability of high-quality citizenship preparation services by providing grants to organizations that offer both citizenship instruction and naturalization application services to permanent residents.

Additional Info:

For additional information and updates on the FY 2014 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program, visit www.uscis.gov/grants or contact the USCIS Office of Citizenship by email atcitizenshipgrantprogram@uscis.dhs.gov.

USCIS will hold a stakeholder engagement on April 8, 2014, to address questions regarding the program. For more information on this engagement, visitwww.uscis.gov/outreach/upcoming-national-engagements. To learn more about applying for federal funding opportunities, visit www.grants.gov or contact the Grants.gov support line at 1-800-518-4726.