SFY 23-26 Immigration Services Funding Program

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The purpose of these grants is to award qualified nonprofit organizations to provide services to immigrants residing in, or formerly residing in, the state of California to access services to assist with the application process for cases seeking immigration remedies, provide education and outreach and legal training and technical assistance.


FY 23-26, (3) year grant award, with (3) separate budget cycles.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit

All Grantee will meet the requirements set forth in Section 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code. Other eligibility requirements vary, depending on the applying services categories requested.

Eligible Geographies:

Statewide- CA

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
SFY 23-26

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
90 – 100
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State
The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Alexandra Gonzalez, 1-916-205-0413, alexandra.gonzalez@dss.ca.gov