District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES) - Division of State Initiatives (DSI)
08/30/19 2:00 PM EST Receipt
Grant to a Washington, DC qualified grantee to provide financial literacy services to customers of a District employment services program. Funding is intended to support structured, high-quality services that focus on asset building and financial literacy to 1,500 customers who are receiving employment services through the Division of State Initiatives (DSI).
The grantee shall provide services that (1) enhance financial capability skills; and (2) establish a savings account that results in the ability to make a long- term and lasting asset purchase; such as, buying a home, advancing education, or starting a small business; and/or as otherwise determined by DOES.
The grantee shall deliver financial literacy services (Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm) to DOES customers via:
For details on each of these requirements, see: https://opgs.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/opgs/publication/attachments/2019%20Financial%20Literacy%20Services%20Round%202%20RFA_%20v3.pdf#page=5
Through the delivery of financial literacy services, DSI seeks the outcomes of: (1) dramatically enhancing financial capability skills through exposure to financial literacy concepts. In addition, DSI seeks the outcome of (2) offering participants an opportunity to participate in a savings program that results in the ability to make a long- term and lasting asset purchase.
GrantWatch ID#: 186617
DOES intends to grant at least one (1) award. DOES, however reserves the right to make additional awards or no awards pending availability of funds and quantity and quality of applications.
The total amount of funding DOES anticipates to be available for award is $210,000.
The “Financial Literacy Services” grant program will operate from the date of award through 12 months thereafter.
DOES reserves the right to exercise single option years up to three additional years beyond the original period of performance, if funding is available in the designated option year and the grantee has met the performance requirements of the grant.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit applications electronically to:
RFA No.: DOES-FLSR2-2019
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