.07 Match Grant Program
The Match Grant Program is an intensive service and early employment program provided to refugees during their first four months residence in the U.S. The Match Grant Program is a temporary alternative to CA and Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA). Match Grant Program financial and employment related services help the following newly arrived noncitizens attain immediate self-sufficiency:
 
Amerasians
Asylees
Cuban and Haitian entrants
Parolees
Refugees
 
Match Grant payments are provided by private non-profit volunteer resettlement agencies (VOLAGS). During the Match Grant four month time limit, Match Grant participants are not eligible to receive CA or RCA benefits. Match Grant income is not countable.
 
Key the OT Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field on UNIC.