U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Administration for Children and Families (ACF) - Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
06/01/21 11:59 PM ET electronic receipt; 4:30 PM ET paper receipt
Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and IHEs to assist refugees in attaining financial independence through the establishment of family childcare businesses. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support training programs in child care, financial literacy, and microenterprise development. Funds may also be used for costs associated with licensing and technical support.
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is awarding funding under the Refugee Family Child Care Microenterprise Development (RFCCMED) program. Through the RFCCMED program, ORR will fund applicants to enable refugees to achieve self-sufficiency by establishing small family child care businesses. The program will provide refugee participants with training and technical assistance (TA); assist refugee participants in navigating the child care licensing process; and provide direct financial assistance, as needed, to enable participants to prepare their homes for child care business operation.
The goal of the RFCCMED program is to generate a source of income and economic self sufficiency for economically vulnerable refugees, by funding organizations that will, along their partner(s), train eligible participants to establish licensed, high-quality FCC businesses. Specifically, the main objectives of the RFCCMED program are to:
For required program activities, see https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/files/HHS-2021-ACF-ORR-RG-1919_0.pdf#page=5.
RFCCMED funds may be used to cover participants’ costs for meeting FCC licensing requirements. (For further details, see https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/files/HHS-2021-ACF-ORR-RG-1919_0.pdf#page=7.) Program funds may also be used during the project period to cover costs of FCC business insurance for up to 1 year total.
GrantWatch ID#: 154967
Expected Number of Awards: 8
- Award Ceiling: $187,500 Per Budget Period
- Award Floor: $150,000 Per Budget Period
- Average Projected Award Amount: $187,500 Per Budget Period
Anticipated Project Start Date: 09/30/2021
Length of Project Period: 36-month project period with three 12-month budget periods
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
- Applications are to be submitted online via grants.gov.
- For information on submission by mail or hand delivery (in the case of approved exemption from online submission via grants.gov), see https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/files/HHS-2021-ACF-ORR-RG-1919_0.pdf#page=45.
Grants.gov provides applicants 24/7 support via the toll-free number 1-800-518-4726 and email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Program Office Contact:
Office of Refugee Resettlement
Administration for Children and Families
Mary E. Switzer Building
330 C Street, SW.
Washington, DC 20201
Office of Grants Management Contact:
Administration for Children and Families
Office of Grants Management
Community Strengthening Grants
Mary E. Switzer Building (see address above)
Contact information for State Refugee Coordinators or individuals responsible for statewide or regional coordination of the refugee resettlement program can be found on ORR's website at:
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