FY 2011 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program Questions and Answers
Under the Continuing Appropriations Act of 2011, Congress authorized $11 million to enhance immigrant integration initiatives within USCIS. The majority of this funding will support the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. The FY 2011 program includes three competitive funding opportunities and approximately $8.5 million to support citizenship preparation services for permanent residents.
Two of the funding opportunities will strengthen citizenship preparation programs that provide direct services in communities across the country. The third funding opportunity will increase the capacity of members or affiliates of national, regional, or statewide organizations to offer citizenship services in underserved communities.
Below are links to the program's most frequently asked questions by topic.
Please note: The Department of Homeland Security does not yet have a final FY 2011 budget and is currently operating under a Continuing Resolution. The funding opportunity announcements currently open on Grants.gov state that grant awards are subject to the availability of funds. If the final FY 2011 DHS budget does not provide grant funding, no awards can be made.