Grant Application Opportunity – Refugee Career Pathways Program

Workforce Services Information Notice
WSIN20-57

The Office of Refugee Resettlement within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), announces the availability of approximately $4 million in grant funds for the Refugee Career Pathways (RCP) program. The RCP program objectives are as follows:

  • To help refugees achieve self-sufficiency by providing training and individualized technical assistance to secure professional certification or skilled employment.
  • To increase refugees’ knowledge of career pathways and provide them with the tools and resources necessary to advance in their career path of choice.

Applicants must design programs with activities including career development plans, job skills training and technical assistance, vocational English language training, direct financial assistance, refugee services, and facilitation of career entry through apprenticeships, on the jobs training, etc.

Eligible applicants are public and private nonprofit agencies. Applicants are required to partner and submit a letter of support from at least one educational institution (i.e., university, college, community college or other institution focused on career and technical education). The closing date for receipt of proposals is June 1, 2021.

For more information about the grant opportunity, visit the grants.gov website and reference HHS-2021-ACF-ORR-ZM-1920. For a complete description of funds available, funders, eligibility requirements, and links to the grant application, visit the ACF website.

/s/ JAIME L. GUTIERREZ, Chief
Central Office Workforce Services Division