FY 2016 Notice of Funding Opportunity for proposals for the Resettlement Support Center (RSC) Latin America

The admissions process for refugee applicants seeking resettlement in the United States is overseen by the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration of the Department of State (the Bureau).

The purpose of Resettlement Support Center (RSC) Latin America is to assist the Bureau in preparing

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the necessary casework for persons in selected locations in Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and the Caribbean eligible for interview by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under the U. S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP).

For those persons approved, RSC Latin America provides assistance in completing the additional requirements for refugee admission under Section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

These requirements include, but are not limited to, completing a medical exam and attending cultural orientation.

In addition, the RSC forwards the necessary data on all DHS-approved cases to the Refugee Processing Center (RPC) in Virginia for distribution to U. S. Reception and Placement agencies according to procedures established by the Bureau.The Bureau will make one award for RSC Latin America based in Quito, Ecuador for an initial period beginning October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016, subject to the availability of funds.

Through the award, the Bureau will provide full financial support to the selected organization, based on the proposal submitted in response to this request.
Agency: Department of State

Office: Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration

Estimated Funding: Not Available


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FY 2016 Notice of Funding Opportunity for proposals for the Resettlement Support Center (RSC) Latin America

Additional Information of Eligibility:
(1) International Organizations.

International Organizations (IOs) should not submit proposals through Grants.gov in response to this Notice of Funding Opportunity.

Rather IOs, such as UN agencies and other Public International Organizations (PIOs), that are seeking funding for programs relevant to this announcement should contact the relevant PRM Program Officer (as listed below) on or before the closing date of the funding announcement.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.state.gov/j/prm/funding/index.htm.

Contact:
Grants.gov Contact CenterPhone Number: 1-800-518-4726Hours of operation are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The contact center is closed on federal holidays.support@grants.gov

Agency Email Description:
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Agency Email:
support@grants.gov

Date Posted:
2015-02-27

Application Due Date:
2015-04-28

Archive Date:
2015-05-28



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