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Opportunity Grant

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits for
Short-Term and Small Financial Needs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Junior League of Washington (JLW)

Deadline Date:

04/12/19 8:00 PM ET


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Grants of up to $1,000 to Washington, DC nonprofit organizations for unexpected needs that are short-term or on a smaller financial scale. Funding is intended to support organizations fulfill their respective operations or missions. Past funding has been given to faith-based organizations, shelters, animal organizations, children's theaters, and youth organizations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179944

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000

Term of Contract:

Please note all funds must be spent within 90 days of the contract award date.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations that have received more than $20,000 from JLW in either the current fiscal year (June 1, 2018 – May 31, 2019) or the previous fiscal year (June 1, 2017 – May 31, 2018) are not eligible for Opportunity Grants at this time.

Opportunity Grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations.

Pre-Application Information:

Opportunity Grant applications for the 2018-2019 year will be reviewed in three rounds throughout the year. Applications for each round must be submitted by 8 p.m. ET on the following dates: November 2, 2018; February 22, 2019; and April 5, 2019.

To apply for an Opportunity Grant, please submit your completed application via the online web form.

Successful applicants will be notified of their award within six weeks.

Contact Information:

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

Online application:

Junior League of Washington
3039 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007

P: 202.337.2001
F: 202.342.3148

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland;   Virginia;   Washington, DC