The U. S. Department of State welcomes the submission of proposals for the Reception and Placement (R&P) Program for FY 201 7. The deadline for submission of proposals is Friday, May 20, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.
The purpose of the R&P Program is to promote the successful reception
and placement of all persons who are admitted to the United States under the U. S. Refugee Admissions Program.
For the purpose of this announcement, "refugee" is defined as a person admitted to the United States under section 207(c) of the INA, as amended, or a person to whom eligibility for the resettlement assistance available to individuals admitted under section 207 (c) has been extended by statute.
The Bureau intends to award Cooperative Agreements (CA) for FY 2017 to well-qualified non-profit organizations able to offer a range of services throughout networks of multiple locations across the United States.
This will include applicants that have demonstrated satisfactory performance under previous agreements with the Bureau and/or applicants that meet the selection criteria described below and have demonstrated the ability to provide required services.
Applicants should understand that participation in the FY 2016 R&P Program is neither a pre-condition for nor a guarantee of continued participation in FY 201 7. In order to be considered for participation in the program, applicants must:
Be well-established social service providers with demonstrated case management expertise and experience managing a network of affiliates that provide reception and placement or similar services to refugees or other migrant populations in the United States; B.
Have been in operation for at least three full years in 501(c)(3) non-profit status; C.
Document the availability of private financial resources to contribute to the program; and D.
Operate multiple locations across the U. S. For more details on this specific opportunity, please click the "Full Announcement" Grants.gov link.