Request for Investment Application Deadline has Passed

New Citizen Program


The Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs sought applications from agencies interested in providing citizenship services to low-income legal permanent residents in Seattle and King County through the New Citizen Program.

The application deadline was Monday, April 11.

Approximately $700,000 is available through this Request for Investment (RFI). Initial awards will be made for the period of July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.


Timeline (2016)



Tuesday, March 1

RFI Application Issued
Friday, March 11
1st Information Session
Douglass-Truth Library
(2300 E Yesler Way)
Monday, March 14
2nd Information Session
Rainier Beach Public Library
(9125 Rainier Ave S)
Monday, March 21 Last Day to Submit Questions
Monday, April 11 RFI Application Deadline

Tuesday, April 12 to Friday. April 22

Review of Proposals

Monday, April 25 to Friday, May 6

Interviews and Site Visits

Friday, May 13

OIRA Director Approval

Monday, May 16

Award Notification
Monday, May 16 to Wednesday, June 15 Contracts Negotiated and Signed
Friday, July 1 Contract Start Date


For more information on eligibility and the application, please contact Nhi Tran, Senior Grants and Contract Specialist at 206.386.1882 or email