Applications due: by June 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET
The goal of the Refugee Career Pathways (RCP) program is to support refugees in attaining the knowledge and resources needed to begin a professional career in their new communities. Existing job training programs for refugees often focus on supporting initial job placement, which may not be adequate to securing long-term self-sufficiency. The RCP program will assist refugees in beginning professional careers that provide not only a salary but also greater job security and the possibility of career advancement.
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Funding Title: Refugee Career Pathways Program
Agency Name: HHS – Administration for Children and Families
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2021-ACF-ORR-ZM-1920
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Express Language for Legal Aid: No, there isn’t express language for legal aid.
Target Population: Refugees
Expected Number of Awards: 17
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No
Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,000,000
Award Ceiling: $250,000
Award Floor: $150,000
Current Closing Date for Applications: by June 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants for refugee programs under the INA § 412(c)(1)(A) are “public and private nonprofit agencies.” Applicants are required to submit a letter of support from at least one educational institution. This letter must be on letterhead of the educational institution and signed by the Authorized Representative or their designee.