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State Letter #01-19

Extention of Deadline for Submission of Older Refugee Discretionary Grant Applications

Published: July 10, 2001
Types:
State Letter

TO: STATE REFUGEE COORDINATORS

FROM: Carmel Clay-Thompson
Acting Director
Office of Refugee Resettlement

SUBJECT: Extension of Deadline for Submission of Application for the

The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is entending the deadline for submission of applications under the Older Refugee Discretionary Grant Announcement from June 25, 2001 to August 10, 2001. ORR notified eligible applicants of the availability of discretionary funds for older refugees in ORR State Letter 01-11, dated April 20, 2001.

Because of considerable interest in the older refugee program, ORR is extending the application date to provide eligible applicants with the opportunity to submit proposals that will help mee the unmet need of elderly refugees. With the exception of the extension of the application deadline of August 10, 2001 and corrections of typographical errors, the instructions outlined in ORR State Letter 01-11 remain the same.

Should you have any questions concerning this program, please contact the ORR Program Manager, Bill McPherrin, by e-mail at bimcpherrin@acf.dhhs.gov, by telephone at (202) 401-9324 or by FAX at (202) 401-0981.