The Office of Preparedness, within the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) will fund qualified social service organizations, charitable foundations or trusts, nonprofit organizations, and governmental entities, to provide humanitarian relief to newly arrived migrants. All applicants to this award must provide culturally and linguistically appropriate integration services that include: housing and case management. Other eligible services are listed below but no application will be accepted without housing and case management.
Funding can be provided through June 30, 2024. The maximum funding available for all entities is approximately $4 million.
This funding is to support newly arrived migrants, who intend to call Colorado home, move out of emergency shelters into more stable housing, and to assist them in becoming self-sufficient as quickly as possible.
These funds are authorized and budgeted through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funds, appropriated and otherwise made available pursuant to C.R.S. § 24-75-226 and funds that may be made available through C.R.S. §24-33.5-1623.
Access more details and the application on the Migrant Support Grant Application webpage.