STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan (December 4, 2018) The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), as part of the Fiscal Year 2018 Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program, has awarded the Chaldean Community Foundation (CCF) a grant in the amount of $250,000.
“We are extremely honored and thankful to receive this grant”, said Martin Manna, President of the Chaldean Community Foundation. “This will allow us to continue to help additional individuals in assimilating to achieve the goal of becoming naturalized citizens.”
Through this grant program, 40 organizations will gain resources to build community capacity to support lawful permanent residents in the naturalization process. Grant recipients are located in 20 states and will serve more than 25,000 individuals from countries around the world. CCF will use the award to expand the range of citizenship preparation services available to lawful permanent residents, help these individuals prepare for U.S. Citizenship, and foster their assimilation into American Society.
The Chaldean Community Foundation is a human services organization that offers social, educational and immigration services to 30,000 clients every year. More information about CCF’s mission can be found at www.chaldeanfoundation.org.