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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Program

Posted on 03/14/2016

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. These are competitive grant opportunities for organizations that prepare permanent residents for naturalization and promote civic integration through increased knowledge of English, U.S. history and civics. The two programs will provide up to $10 million in grants for citizenship preparation programs in communities across the country. Applications are due by April 22, 2016..

USCIS expects to announce all 46 award recipients in September.

Since 2009, USCIS has awarded approximately $53 million through 262 grants to organizations that have provided citizenship preparation services to more than 138,000 permanent residents in 35 states and the District of Columbia.

To apply for this funding opportunity, visit www.grants.gov External link opens in new window or tab. USCIS encourages applicants to visit www.grants.gov External link opens in new window or tab before the application deadline in order to obtain the registration information needed to complete the application process.

For additional information on the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program for fiscal year 2016, visit www.uscis.gov/grants External link opens in new window or tab or email the USCIS Office of Citizenship at citizenshipgrantprogram@uscis.dhs.gov.

Source: email to the field from Adult Education Office