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Deadline: August 13, 2019

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program – Citizenship Instruction and Naturalization Application Services

The Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program will expand the availability of high quality citizenship preparation services for lawful permanent residents in communities across the nation and to provide opportunities for lawful permanent residents to gain the knowledge and training necessary to assimilate into the fabric of American society. Additional activities that support this goal include developing, identifying, and sharing best practices in citizenship preparation; increasing the use of and access to technology in citizenship preparation programs; working with local libraries and museums which serve as vital resources for immigrant communities; and incorporating strategies to foster welcoming communities as part of the citizenship and civic assimilation process.

Amount: Approximately $9,000,000 is available to make up to 37 awards ranging up to $250,000 for a project period of two years.

Eligibility: County governments, Native American tribal organizations, city or township governments, nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, independent school districts, Native American tribal governments, special district governments, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, and private institutions of higher education.

Link: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=318936

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