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Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits to Benefit Local Latino Residents and Business Owners

FY 2024 Latino Community Development Grant (LCDG)


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Funding Source
Government of the District of Columbia
Executive Office of the Mayor - Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs (MOLA)
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Geographic Focus
USA: Washington, DC

Important Dates
Deadline: 08/11/23 5:00 PM EST Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $50,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations to benefit local Latino residents and business owners. Funding is intended for programs and activities that offer culturally competent services to residents and address the following focus areas: DC's future, all students on a pathway to success, reimagine the downtown, end gun violence, fight for the middle class, and more democracy.

The Executive Office of Mayor Muriel Bowser and The Mayor’s Office of Latino Affairs (MOLA) is soliciting grant applications for its FY24 Latino Community Development Grant from qualified Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) serving the District of Columbia’s Latino community. 

To qualify for the Latino Community Development Grant, applicants must provide services in at least one of the six (6) funding areas listed below:

  1. More Democracy
  2. Fight for the Middle Class
  3. End Gun Violence
  4. Reimagine the Downtown
  5. All Students on a Pathway to Success
  6. DC’s Future

The target population for the Latino Community Development Grant (LCDG), are Latino immigrants of all ages who reside in the District of Columbia and families of mixed immigration status with at least one family member in the District of Columbia. 

For more information on the above funding areas, see Page 1 of the guidelines document listed in Supporting Documents, below.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Applicants shall meet the following conditions to apply for the FY24 Latino Community Development Grant:
1. The organization is a CBO with a Federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status or evidence of fiscal agent relationship with a 501(c)(3) organization; or be a private entity, such as a coalition or association, that is partnering with at least one or more 501(c)(3) organization(s);
2. The organization’s principal place of business must be located in the District of Columbia; if a national or regional organization, it must have a location in the District through which it provides services;
3. The organization must provide services to DC residents or collaborate with an organization that provides services to DC residents through the organizational efforts of the applicant;
4. The organization must be currently registered in good standing with the DC Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection (DLCP), and the Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR);
5. All services and programming funded by the grant must be provided in the District of Columbia; and
6. (This requirement applies only to current MOLA grantees) Current grantees must be current on MOLA reporting obligations for the FY23 grant cycle, must be in good standing with the District’s legal requirements, including those imposed by grant contracts, and progress reports must reflect substantial progress towards the goals of their grant agreement.

Pre-Proposal Conference
Required Pre-Bidder’s Conference:
Thursday, August 3 , 2023 (2:00PM-4:00PM)
Franklin D. Reeves Municipal Center
2000 14th Street NW, Suite 206
Washington, DC 20009

Please RSVP here:

Pre-Application Information
- Release Date of RFA: Thursday, July 20th, 2023
- Application Deadline: Must be submitted via ZoomGrants by Friday, August, 11th 2023 at 5:00PM EST

If a representative from your organization is unable to attend the pre-bidders’ meeting, applicants are encouraged to email your questions no later than Friday, August 4th, 2023 at 5:00 pm EST to the email address listed below.

Please note that applications must be submitted electronically via ZoomGrants. Incomplete applications or those submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant
Eligible organizations can be awarded up to $50,000.

Term of Contract
Grant awards are for FY 2024 October 1, 2023 – September 30, 2024

Contact Information
Apply Online:

Direct inquiries to: with the subject line “LCDG FY24 Question”.

Point of Contact:
Lucy Hernandez, Language Access Monitor
Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs
Phone: 202-600-1807

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