On April 1, 2014 USCIS began accepting applications for a competitive grant funding opportunity to promote immigrant civic integration and prepare permanent residents for citizenship.  USCIS will offer up to $10 million in competitive funding for citizenship preparation programs in communities across the country.  This funding opportunity is for public or non-profit organizations that prepare permanent residents for citizenship by offering both citizenship instruction and naturalization application services.  Applications are due by May 16, 2014.  See uscis.gov for more detail.

  • Funding Opportunity:   DHS-14-CIS-010-002
  • Application Deadline:   May 16, 2014 (No extensions)
  • Estimated Number of Awards:   Up to 40
  • Anticipated Funding Amount:   Up to $10,000,000
  • Performance Period:   Two years (comprising two one-year budget periods)
  • Anticipated Award Date:   September 17, 2014
  • Maximum Grant Award:   Maximum grant award is $250,000 ($125,000 for the first year budget period and $125,000 for the second year budget period)