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Refugee and Entrant Assistance Voluntary Agency Programs

$1,080,662,717

Total Assistance, FY 2008 to Present
Agency: ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Assistance Type: FORMULA GRANTS (COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS)
Popular Name: Voluntary Agencies Matching Grant Program
Assistance Listing Number
93.567

Objectives: The Matching Grant Program was created in 1979 as an intensive case management program with the objective to fast-track new arrivals toward economic self-sufficiency within eight months (240 days) of program enrollment, without accessing public cash assistance. The Matching Grant Program assists refugees in becoming self-supporting and independent members of American society by providing funds to private nonprofit organizations to support case management, transitional assistance, and social services for new arrivals.

 
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