Applications Open: 26 October 2015
Deadline: 20 November 2015
The Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA) is inviting applicants from qualified community-based organizations (CBOs) serving the district of Columbia’s African constituents for its African Community Grant for fiscal year 2016 with a purpose to provide targeted services and resources to the District’s African residents and/or business owners in areas of need in the community.
- economic and workforce development,
- youth engagement and education,
- health education and linkage to human services, and
- Promotion of the arts and humanities.
Eligible organizations can be awarded up to $20,000.
Organizations may apply if they meet all of the following eligibility criteria:
- be a community-based organization with a with a Federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status or present evidence of a fiscal agent relationship with a 501 (c)(3) organization;
- the organization or program serves the District’s African residents or business owners;
- the organization’s principal place of business is located within the District of Columbia;
- the organization is currently registered in good standing with the DC Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs, Corporation Division, and the DC Office of Tax and Revenue, and
- New to FY 2016 – Applicants who have received African Community Grants for three consecutive award cycles are not eligible to apply for a period of one fiscal year following their last award.
For application details and more, please visit African Community Grant.