Refugee Family Child Care Microenterprise Development Program

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
April 19th, 2024
Close Date
June 28th, 2024
Total Funding
$2,000,000.00
Award Ceiling
$250,000.00
Award Floor
$175,000.00
Expected No. Awards
8
Opportunity No.
HHS-2024-ACF-ORR-RG-0023

Agency

Administration for Children and Families - ORR (HHS-ACF-ORR)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Income Security and Social Services

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Administration for Children and Families - ORR is offering a grant opportunity titled "Refugee Family Child Care Microenterprise Development Program". This program aims to provide training and technical assistance to refugee participants in professional child care, microenterprise development, and financial literacy. It also aims to assist participants in navigating the child care licensing process and provide direct financial assistance for preparing their homes for child care business operation. The main objectives of this program are to help refugees achieve economic self-sufficiency by establishing licensed family child care businesses, help refugee families access licensed child care services, and assist refugees in navigating mainstream child care services. The estimated total program funding is $2,000,000, with an expected number of 8 awards. Eligible applicants include public and private non-profit organizations, while individuals and foreign entities are not eligible. The application deadline is June 20, 2024, and the estimated award date is September 30, 2024. For more information, you can contact Khalilullah Rasekh at khalilullah.rasekh@acf.hhs.gov.

Description

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announces funding under the Refugee Family Child Care Microenterprise Development Project (RFCCMED). Through the RFCCMED program, ORR will fund successful applicants to provide refugee participants with training and technical assistance in professional child care, microenterprise development, and financial literacy; 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. Successful applicants will demonstrate internal capacity and partnerships to provide program services. The three main objectives of RFCCMED are to 1) help refugees to achieve economic self-sufficiency by establishing licensed family child care (FCC) businesses; 2) help refugee families gain access to licensed FCC businesses which will meet the early care and developmental needs of refugee children; and 3) assist refugees in learning how to navigate mainstream child care services.

Contact Information

Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant

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