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Funding Alert

Friday, May 1, 2020

Issue 6

For all current District Government agency grant opportunities, visit the District Grants Clearinghouse

New Opportunities:

Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Available Funds: $60B


Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Progam (PPP)

  • Deadline: 6/30/2020
  • Available Funds: $310B


Hello Alice COVID-19 Business for All

  • Deadline: 7/16/2020
  • Available Funds: $10,000 per award


Wherewithal Recovery Grant

  • Deadline: rolling
  • Available Funds: $1,000 per award


Existing and Closing Soon:

Artist Relief Grants

  • Deadline: Cycle 2 - 5/21/2020
  • Available Funds: $5,000 per award


Borealis Philanthropy Disability Inclusion Fund: Rapid Response Fund

  • Deadline: 5/6/2020
  • Available Funds: $200,000, grant request


Omidyar Network COVID-19 Economic Response Advocacy Fund

  • Deadline: 4/22/2020
  • Available Funds: $50,000


Facebook Small Business Grants Program

  • Deadline: 5/6/2020
  • Available Funds: $100M


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Public Assistance Simplified Application

  • Deadline: Ongoing


One Fair Wage Emergency Fund

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Available Funds: Varies


Funding Opportunities


FY 2020 and FY 2021 Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program

  • Deadline: 5/15/2020
  • Available Funds: $200,000



New NIH Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

  • Deadline: varies by agency
  • Available Funds: varies


Community Improvement/Development

New Inspiring Healthier Communities through Sports

  • Deadline: 5/6/2020
  • Available Funds: $25,000


New USDA Rural Housing Preservation Grant

  • Deadline: 5/7/2020
  • Available Funds: ~ $15.3M


Public Safety

New Fire Prevention and Safety Grants Program

  • Deadline: 5/29/2020
  • Available Funds: $35M


Social Justice

New FY 2020 Emergency Transitional Pet Shelter Housing and Assistance Grant Program

  • Deadline: 5/29/2020
  • Available Funds: $10,000


Model Justice Efforts Recognized

  • Deadline: 5/15/2020
  • Available Funds: $10,000


Spring 2020 DC Fund Grant Round

  • Deadline: 5/1/2020
  • Available Funds: $150,000


Youth Engagement

New OJJDP FY 2020 Comprehensive Anti-Gang Programs for Youth

  • Deadline: 5/26/2020
  • Available Funds: $500,000


Youth Apprenticeship Readiness Grant Program

  • Deadline: 5/6/2020
  • Available Funds: $5M


Food Nutrition

USDA Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Program (FINI)

  • Deadline: 5/18/2020
  • Available Funds: $300,000


Resource Development

Inner City Innovation Hubs

  • Deadline: 5/15/2020
  • Available Funds: $700,000



Evaluation of Health Promotion and Prevention Programs for Blood Disorders

  • Deadline: 5/15/2020
  • Available Funds: $8.2M


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions

  • Deadline: 5/28/2020
  • Available Funds: $3M


Arts and Humanities

Voice, Creativity + Culture

  • Deadline: rolling
  • Available Funds: Varies


ArtWriters Grant Program

  • Deadline: 5/20/2020
  • Available Funds: awards up to $50,000


Capacity Building

New Education Materials for Professional Organizations Working on Efficiency and Renewable Energy Developments (EMPOWERED)

  • Deadline: 5/12/2020
  • Available Funds: $4.5M


Finnovation Lab: FINNOVATION Fellowship Program

  • Deadline: 4/26/2020
  • Available Funds: $2,000 per award



New Fund for Environmental Journalism: 2020 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS

  • Deadline: rolling
  • Available Funds: $2,500 per individuals or $5,000 for team or news outlet projects


Juvenile Justice

OVSJG FY21 Consolidated Justice Grants

  • Deadline: 5/27/2020
  • Available Funds: varies


FY21 Show Up, Stand Out (SUSO)

  • Deadline: 6/2/2020
  • Available Funds: $615,000


Science and Technology

New Environmental Convergence Opportunities in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems

  • Deadline: 5/14/2020
  • Available Funds: $8.5M

Natural Resources

New FY 2020 Modern Multistate Conservation Grant Program

  • Deadline: 5/15/2020
  • Available Funds: $5M



National League for Nursing: Nursing Education Scholarship Awards

  • Deadline: 5/18/2020
  • Available Funds: $8,000 per award


Social Services

Grants Benefit LGBTQI Organizations

  • Deadline: 5/31/2020
  • Available Funds: $20,000


Financial Support

New Grants Strengthen Pro Bono Financial Planning Services

  • Deadline: 6/1/2020
  • Available Funds: $40,000


Want to donate to an Emergency Response Fund?


DC Education Equity Fund

  • Funding: varies


New COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

  • Funding: Varies


CDP COVID-19 Response Fund

  • Funding: Varies


New Restaurant Workers Relief Fund

  • Funding: Varies


New Thrive Market COVID-19 Relief Fund

  • Funding: Varies


New Chefs for America

  • Funding: Food and Meals


Emergency Fund for Tipped and Service Workers

  • Available Funds: varies


LISC Rapid Relief and Resiliency Fund

  • Funding: $100M


COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

  • Available Funds: varies


Groundswell Fund

  • Funding: varies


Emergent Fund: People's Bailout

  • Funding: Over $500,000


Capacity Building Resources

New Coronavirus Pandemic Resources for Domestic Workers

New SheaMoisture Women of Color E-Learning Hub


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Federal Grants

 New Save Small Business Initiative

Candid: Foundation Center + GuideStar

Pro Bono Center

Serve DC, the Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism and Partnerships, is the DC State Single Point of Contact (SPOC). If you need to obtain a SPOC ID number, contact Tyler Giles at [email protected]

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