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Grant Opportunity ID
Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance
Grant Opportunity
Refugee and Immigrant Student Welcome Program
Contact Name
Matthew Morris
Contact Email
Solicitation Profile
The purpose of the Refugee and Immigrant Student Welcome Program (RISWP) is to fund activities including, but not limited to: expanded community school activities, the provision of school supplies to incoming students, training opportunities for staff on trauma and cultural sensitivity, employment of counselors and psychologists, and parental and family engagement and support for refugee and immigrant youth.
Full Announcement Details
Applications Due (Date / Time)
May 14, 2021 / 02:00 PM ET
Bidder's Conference(s)/Application Workshop(s)
None available
Anticipated Award DateThursday, July 1, 2021
Anticipated Initial Contract Length60 Months
Total Funding Available$7,450,000.00
Anticipated Amount of Award(s)
NarrativeOnly one school district will be funded per region, with the exception of the Long Island region, where as many awards will be made as funding permits
Letter of IntentNot Required
Letter of Intent Due
Questions Due DateThursday, April 22, 2021
Questions and Answers NarrativePlease see the full version of the RFP for information on the bidders teleconference, how to submit written questions, and the deadlines for submitting written questions. Answers will be uploaded to the OTDA website on the Contracts and Grants web page, located at
Questions and Answers Posting TypeUpload
Questions and Answers Posting Date5/1/2021 12:00:00 AM
Questions and Answers Link or Upload
Eligible ApplicantsGovernmental Entity, Tribal Organization
Target Population(s)Age - Children, Age - Young Adults, Education Status - Disconnected, Education Status - Drop Out, Education Status - English Learners, Education Status - Grade Level, Education Status - Held Back/Over Age in Education, Education Status - Low-Level Literacy, Gender - Female, Gender - Male, Gender - Transgender, Immigrants - Documented, Immigrants - Under-documented, Immigrants - Undocumented, Organizations - Academic Institutions, Parents - Custodial, Parents - Expectant Parent, Parents - Father, Parents - Grandparent, Parents - Guardian, Parents - Mother, Parents - Non-Custodial, Parents - Pregnant Female
Service Area(s) Education Supports, Family Supports, Environmental Supports, Public Transportation Services, Public Safety Supports
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