FY 2011 Citizenship and Integration Direct Services Grant Program Citizenship Instruction Only

The summary for the FY 2011 Citizenship and Integration Direct Services Grant Program Citizenship Instruction Only grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Office of Procurement Operations Grants Division, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
FY 2011 Citizenship and Integration Direct Services Grant Program Citizenship Instruction Only: The Office of Citizenship (OoC), within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is charged with promoting the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Naturalization is not only a benefit in itself, but also a mechanism to foster immigrant integration. Naturalization provides civic and economic opportunities for new citizens, and strengthens our communities and nation as a whole. Through preparing for naturalization, applicants will gain the tools to be vested citizens - ready to exercise their rights and meet their responsibilities as United States citizens.The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support high quality citizenship preparation programs across the nation. Goals of the grant program include: expanding the availability of citizenship instruction for LPRs in communities in need of those services; developing, identifying, and sharing promising practices in citizenship preparation to build expertise to provide high quality services in the future; supporting innovative and creative solutions to problems faced by those seeking naturalization; and incorporating receiving communities into the citizenship process.
Federal Grant Title: FY 2011 Citizenship and Integration Direct Services Grant Program Citizenship Instruction Only
Federal Agency Name: Office of Procurement Operations Grants Division
Grant Categories: Community Development Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DHS-11-CIS-010-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 97.010
CFDA Descriptions: Citizenship Education and Training
Current Application Deadline: Apr 01, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Apr 01, 2011
Posted Date: January 19th, 2011
Creation Date: Jan 24, 2011
Archive Date: May 01, 2011
Total Program Funding: $1,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Stephanie Dawkins Grants Officer Stephanie Dawkins [CISGrants@dhs.gov]
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