Government of the District of Columbia - Executive Office of the Mayor - Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA)
08/07/20 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $20,000 to Washington, DC community-based nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life for African-born residents. Funding is intended for programs and activities within the priority areas of education, civic engagement, jobs and economic development, health and wellness, youth engagement, arts and creative economy, and public safety.
Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate strong evidence of responding to one of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s policy priorities: focusing on the community's youngest residents; transforming workforce training; and creating economic opportunities.
The African Community Grant is intended to fund programs that provide culturally and linguistically targeted services and resources to advance the District’s African residents. The target population for this grant is the District’s African-born community and their children. Through this grant, MOAA looks to ensure equitable, as well as culturally and linguistically targeted engagement of the most isolated and hard to reach segments of this population.
Applicants will need to demonstrate how they will engage specific segments of the community. Applicants should also indicate opportunities for the Mayor’s participation in the grant-funded program in particular, or in the applying organization in general.
GrantWatch ID#: 163637
Award amounts will vary, and eligible organizations can be funded up to $20,000.
The grant will be awarded for one year starting in October 1, 2020 and ending on September 30, 2021. Programs must be run and evaluated during this period.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://zoomgrants.com/gprop.asp?donorid=2248&
Direct questions to:
Semhal Hagos, Grants Management Specialist
Mayor’s Office on African Affairs
2000 14th Street, NW Suite 400 North
Washington, DC 20009
Main: (202) 442-8150
USA: Washington, DC
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