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FY 2018 Asian and Pacific Islander Community Grant

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits to Meet the
Needs of Pacific Islander and Asian Residents

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Government of the District of Columbia - Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA)

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Deadline Date:

09/01/17 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $75,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to meet the needs of Pacific Islander and Asian communities through linguistically and culturally appropriate programming. Current priority areas include youth engagement, civic engagement, public safety, education, jobs and economic development, health and wellness, and arts and the creative economy.

In FY 2018, MOAPIA’s Asian and Pacific Islander Community Grant will fund programs with demonstrated ties to Mayor Bowser’s priority areas and community needs in the designated program areas.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163636

Estimated Size of Grant:

Eligible organizations can be awarded up to $75,000.

Term of Contract:

Grant awards are for FY 2018 October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations who meet the following eligibility requirements at the time of application may apply:

-Be a Community-Based Organization with a Federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status or evidence of fiscal agent relationship with a 501 (c)(3) organization;
-The organization or program serves the District’s Asian and Pacific Islander residents or business owners;
-The organization’s principal place of business is located in the District of Columbia;
-The organization is currently registered in good standing with the DC Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs, Corporation Division, and the Office of Tax and Revenue;
-Current grantees must be current on any reporting obligations for the FY17 grant cycle.

Pre-proposal Conference:

A pre-application orientation will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM - 7:00PM at 441 4th Street, N.W. Room 721 North, Washington, DC 20001.

Applicants who have questions regarding the RFA are encouraged to attend the meeting.

For language access needs such as translation or sign language, please contact Dory Peters (see contact details below) 3 to 5 days before the pre-application conference.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for electronic submission is 5:00 PM on Friday, September 1, 2017.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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Dory Peters, Deputy Director

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Washington, DC