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Funding Alert

Friday, April 24, 2020

Issue 5

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

New Opportunities:

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


Existing and Closing Soon:

Facebook Journalism Project COVID-19 Local News Relief Fund Grant Program

  • Deadline: 4/24/2020
  • Available Funds: $100,000


Uptown Main Street COVID Mini Grant

  • Deadline: rolling
  • Available Funds: varies


SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Available Funds: $2M


Facebook Small Business Grants Program

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


Arlington Community Foundation COVID-19 Prompt Response Fund

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Available Funds: varies


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 Assistance to High Energy Cost Communities

  • Deadline: 4/27/2020
  • Available Funds: $10M


Science and Technology

Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing: Scientific Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Fusion Energy Sciences

  • Deadline: 4/30/2020
  • Available Funds: $21M



 FY2020 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)

  • Deadline: 4/30/2020
  • Available Funds: $90M



Evaluation of Health Promotion and Prevention Programs for Blood Disorders

  • Deadline: 4/30/2020
  • Available Funds: $500,000


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

  • Deadline: 4/30/2020
  • Available Funds: $3M


Family Engagement

Engaging Older Adults

  • Deadline: 5/29/2020
  • Available Funds: $150,000



National League for Nursing: Nursing Education Scholarship Awards

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


Public Safety

Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System

  • Deadline: 4/29/2020
  • Available Funds: $4M


Social Justice

Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP), Incarcerated Veterans' Transition Program (IVTP), and the Homeless Female Veterans' and Veterans' with Families Program (HFVVWF) (referred to collectively as HVRP)

  • Deadline: 4/27/2020
  • Available Funds: $500,000


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



(NOSI): NIA Availability of Administrative Supplements and Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

  • Deadline: 5/1/2020
  • Available Funds: varies


Youth Engagement

Youth Apprenticeship Readiness Grant Program

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


Capacity Building

NCBWDC Sisternomics Empowerment Grant

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


Finnovation Lab: FINNOVATION Fellowship Program

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


Job Training

FY 2020 Correctional Adult Reentry Education, Employment and Recidivism Reduction Strategies (CAREERRS) Program

  • Deadline: 4/27/2020
  • Available Funds: $900,000


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



  • Deadline: 4/30/2020
  • Available Funds: varies, offering technical assistance


Social Services

Grants Benefit LGBTQI Organizations

  • Deadline: 5/30/2020
  • Available Funds: $20,000


Arts and Humanities

The Nathan Cummings Foundation: Voice, Creativity + Culture

  • Deadline: rolling
  • Available Funds: Varies


ArtWriters Grant Program

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


Public Policy

Research on Housing Policies That Promote Equity

  • Deadline: 4/29/2020
  • Available Funds: $250,000


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


OJJDP FY20 Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program

  • Deadline: 4/28/2020
  • Available Funds: $7M


Want to donate to an Emergency Response Fund?

DC Education Equity Fund

  • Funding: varies


CDP COVID-19 Response Fund

  • Funding: Varies


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

Attaining Corporate and Philanthropic Support During COVID-19 Webinar

  • Date: 4/29/2020


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

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

Federal Grants

Google COVID-19 Small Business Response

Candid: Foundation Center + GuideStar

Pro Bono Center

The Charitable Sector: COVID-19 Relief and Economic Stimulus Package Notice

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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