Award of an Urgent Single-Source Grant to Heartland Alliance, Chicago, IL
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) announces the award of a single-source grant for training and technical assistance on incoming Lesbian, Gay, Bi- Sexual and Transgender (LGBT) refugee cases to Heartland Alliance, Chicago, IL, for a total of $250,000. The additional funding provided by the award will support services to refugees through May 31, 2012. The current resettlement network has limited understanding of the issues and subgroups. Heartland Alliance will develop training and technical assistance resources, including capacity building and service delivery, specifically targeted at assisting newly arriving LGBT refugees. Heartland Alliance will have the opportunity to receive a continuation award at the same amount in FY 2012, which will provide the grantee with a two-year project period.
Announcement of the Award of Nine Single-Source Expansion Supplement Grants
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) announces the award of $65,309,200 single-source expansion supplement grants to nine Voluntary Agencies Matching Grant Program cooperative agreement holders. The Voluntary Agencies Matching Grant Program currently operates on a program year from February 1 to January 31. ORR seeks to align the program with the Federal Fiscal Year. The single-source expansion supplement grants will ensure that during the eight-month adjustment period, the ORR-eligible populations will continue to have access to program services without interruption. Following is a listing of the awardees, their location, and their amount of award: