Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Ethnic Community Self Help Program

Grant Alert
Below you will find information regarding an exceptional grant funding opportunity that Resource Associates’ team of expert grant writers would love to write for you. We may even be able to write this for you for FREE! Please review the information and if this opportunity looks like a good fit for your organization we would be happy to answer any questions about the grant or about our full range of grant writing services.

Name of Grant
Link to the RFP
Probability of Funding
Ethnic Community Self Help Program
Funder: US Department of Health and Human Services-Administration for Children and Families
June 30, 2011
Requested from Program Officer

Amount Available Per Grant:  Up to $250,000 per year for 3 years.
Number of Awards:  15
General Eligibility:  Public or private nonprofit agencies and faith-based community organizations.
Any Evaluation Limitations?:  None Cited
Is there an Eligibility List?:  No
Cost Share:  Not Required
How Funding Can be Used:  Office of Refugee Resettlement’s (ORR) intended purpose is to build bridges among refugee communities and community resources in order to enhance services to refugees.  Therefore, the objective of this program is to provide assistance to organized ethnic communities comprised and representative of refugee populations.
ORR is interested in proposal’s that address community building, facilitate cultural adjustment and integration of refugees, and deliver mutually supportive functions such as information exchange, civic participation, resource enhancement, orientation and support to newly arriving refugees and public education to the larger community on the background, needs and potential of refugees.
Respondents to this announcement will be of two general types:  national or multi-site ethnic organizations that propose to develop or strengthen local ethnic groups and/or a national network of ethnic entities for purposes of linking refugees to community resources and promoting and strengthening community participation; or emerging local ethnic communities that seek to function as bridges between newly arrived refugees and mainstream local resources and organizations.
Please contact me by phone at 505.402.3915 or via email (development@grantwriters.net) as soon as possible to discuss the details. I look forward to hearing from you and, please, keep Resource Associates in mind for all your grant writing needs.
John Nawrocki, Business Development Manager
Resource Associates: The Grant Experts
Office: 505.326.4245 Fax: 505.326.1698

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