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Discretionary Funds for Projects to Establish Individual Development Account (IDA) Programs for Refugees

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration of Children and Families, Office of Administration
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - Jun 8, 2005
Applications Due:

Jul 21, 2005
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total funding: $1,500,000
max award: $400,000
min award: $0
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: 8
type of funding: Grant
Description:

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) invites eligible entities to submit competitive grant applications for projects to establish and manage Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) for low-income refugee participants. Eligible refugee participants who enroll in these projects will open and contribute systematically to IDAs for specified Savings Goals, including home ownership, business capitalization, vehicles for educational or work purposes, and postsecondary education. Grantees may use ORR funds to provide matches for the savings in the IDAs up to $2,000 per individual refugee and $4,000 per refugee household. Applications will be screened and evaluated as indicated in this program announcement. Awards will be contingent on the outcome of the competition and the availability of funds.

Who can apply:

City Or Township Governments
County Governments
Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Refugee and Entrant Assistance_Discretionary Grants

More Information:

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/HHS-2005-ACF-ORR-ZI-0093.html

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Lisa Campbell

Address Info:

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families

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