Helping the displaced to become better integrated into their host communities – economically, socially, and through a process of mutual understanding – is a crucial challenge. And, as Tent’s Refugee Work report detailed, including refugees in a host country’s labor force can lead to a powerful and enduring return on investment – for every dollar invested in bringing a refugee into the workforce, there is a return of nearly two dollars within five years.
In light of these considerations, the Tent Foundation iS focusing its 2017 grant-making on efforts THAT WILL better enable the displaced TO INTEGRATE SOCIALLY and economically in their host communities. Tent will consider grants of $50,000 to implementing organizations that benefit displaced people. projects in Germany, Italy, Jordan and Sweden prefered.