May 13 | Neighbor 2 Neighbor Small Grants Fund Info Session

Grant Info Session
Monday, May 13, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Commons, 2375 Elvans Road SE

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About the Program
Neighbor-to-Neighbor is a small grants program that was launched in 2019 to provide funding for community-based groups and organizations within nine specific neighborhoods in Ward 8 of Washington, DC. The program’s design, implementation, and decision-making is driven by DC residents who either live or work in communities in Ward 8.

Organizations and groups must address the following funding priorities and eligibility criteria (described below) in order to be considered for funding.

Funding Priorities
For the 2019 round of the Neighbor-to-Neighbor program, the Grantmaking Team will support organizations and groups that:

  • Develop and Build Self- Efficacy of Youth and Adults

  • Empower Communities to be Self-Sustaining

  • Outdoor and Community Discovery for Student and Youth

Eligibility Criteria
The Neighbor-to-Neighbor program will support the following:

  • Small, local nonprofit organizations and groups that are located in and/or serve in the following Ward 8 communities: Anacostia, Buena Vista, Fort Stanton, Garfield Heights, Hillsdale, Knox Hill, Stanton Oaks, The Vistas, and Woodland.

  • Emerging groups (operating at least 12 months – volunteer experience can be used to meet the 12-month requirement)

  • Church programs

  • Established organizations that need extra support

  • Organizations and groups without 501c3 status may apply but must obtain a fiscal sponsor in the event a grant is awarded.