Matching Grant (MG)Program Payment
The Matching Grant (MG) 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:
Cubans or Haitian Entrants
Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Holders
Trafficking Victims
Ukrainian Refugees
MG payments are provided by private non-profit volunteer resettlement agencies (VOLAGS). During the MG four-month time limit, participants are not eligible to receive CA or RCA benefits. MG income is countable.
Key the OT Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field on UNIC.