Citizenship and Integration Direct Services Grant Program: Citizenship Instruction and Naturalization Application Services

Opportunity Type: Grant
Funder Type: Federal
Funder: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Office of Citizenship

This grant program’s goal is to expand availability of “quality citizenship preparation services,” including making “citizenship instruction and naturalization application services accessible to low income and other underserved permanent resident populations; developing, identifying, and sharing promising practices in citizenship preparation; supporting innovative and creative solutions to barriers faced by those seeking naturalization; increasing the use of and access to technology in citizenship preparation programs; and engaging receiving communities in the citizenship and civic integration process.” Estimated funding for the program is $5 million, with 31 expected grant awards.

For further information contact:
jbray
jbray@air.org

Grant Details

Due Date: May 7, 2012
Award Size: $160,000, ceiling