U.S. Repatriation Program

The summary for the U.S. Repatriation Program 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 Administration for Children and Families ORR, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
U.S. Repatriation Program: The U.S. Repatriation Program (hereinafter Program) was established in 1935 under Section 1113 of the Social Security Act (Assistance for U.S. Citizens Returned from Foreign Countries), to provide temporary assistance to U.S. citizens and their dependents who have been identified by the Department of State as having returned, or been brought from a foreign country, to the U.S. because of destitution, illness, war, threat of war, or a similar crisis, and are without available resources. Upon arrival in the U.S., services for repatriates are the responsibility of the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The Secretary has delegated these responsibilities to the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), and later was delegated from ACF to the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR).
Temporary assistance, which is defined as cash payment, medical care (including counseling), temporary billeting (e.g. shelter), transportation, and other goods and services necessary for the health or welfare of individuals is given to eligible repatriates in the form of a service loan and must be repaid to the U.S. Government. Temporary assistance is available to repatriates for up-to 90 days and might be extended by ORR if the circumstances involved necessitate or justify the furnishing of such assistance (42 U.S.C. § 1313). A case can be closed prior to reaching the 90 day upon finding that the eligible individual has resources available to meet his/her immediate needs. Once a case is closed, ORR through its arrangements with the Program Support Center begins collection of the amount associated to the services provided to the eligible repatriate.
As established in Program regulations, repatriates can apply for a waiver or deferral of their repatriation loan which is approved on a case by case basis by ORR.
Federal Grant Title: U.S. Repatriation Program
Federal Agency Name: Administration for Children and Families ORR
Grant Categories: Income Security and Social Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ORR-RR-1136
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 321551
CFDA Descriptions: U.S. Repatriation
Current Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2016 Electronically submitted application
Original Application Deadline: Jun 22, 2016 Electronically submitted application
Posted Date: Apr 22, 2016
Creation Date: Apr 22, 2016
Archive Date: Jul 22, 2016
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Private institutions of higher education
Independent school districts
City or township governments
Special district governments
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
County governments
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
State governments
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Small businesses
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Faith-based and community organizations that meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to receive awards under this funding opportunity announcement. Faith-based organizations are encouraged to review the ACF Policy on Grants to Faith-Based Organizations at: http: //www.acf.hhs.gov/acf-policy-on-grants-to-faith-based-organizations. Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and from funding under this announcement.
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