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State Letter #03-15

Notice of an additional closing date, for the ORR Standing Announcement for Services to Recently Arrived Refugees: Category One – Preferred Communities

Published: August 14, 2003
Audience:
Preferred Communities
Types:
State Letter

TO: STATE REFUGEE COORDINATORS
NATIONAL VOLUNTARY AGENCIES
OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES

FROM: Nguyen Van Hanh, Ph.D.
Director
Office of Refugee Resettlement

SUBJECT: Notice of an additional closing date, for the ORR Standing Announcement for Services to Recently Arrived Refugees:  Category One – Preferred Communities 

Attached please find a copy of the Notice of Availability of FY 2003 Social Services Discretionary Funds for the ORR Standing Announcement for Services to Recently Arrived Refugees, published in the Federal Register on May 9, 2001 (66 FR 23705).  

This notice announces an additional FY 2003 closing date for applications to the ORR Standing Announcement for Services to Recently Arrived Refugees, Category One – Preferred Communities. Please note that eligible applicants for Category One are agencies that currently resettle refugees under a Reception and Placement Cooperative Agreement with the Department of State or with the Department of Justice.
ORR intends to provide additional funds to meet the needs of the Somali Bantu.  The closing date for applications is September 12, 2003.

Questions regarding this notice may be directed to Sue Benjamin at (202) 401-4851.