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Doing Business 2.0 Nonprofit Presentation for Venable LLP

Responsive Government Promoting Partnerships for a Better DC

what we do
What We Do


  • To enhance the capacity of District government agencies, community and faith-based organizations, nonprofits, to identify, apply, and secure resources that advance the Mayor’s One City Action Plan and top public policy priorities – including education reform, financial stability, job creation, public safety, self determination, and sustainability…

Core Functions

  • Grant and Resource Development Support
  • District’s State Single Point of Contact (SPOC)
  • Executive Leadership and Organizational Development Training and Technical Assistance
  • Donations Solicitation Oversight and Management
  • Collaboration and Partnership Building Best Practices
helping you find grants
Helping you Find Grants
  • Funding Alerts
  • Weekly online publication with Federal, Foundation, & District government, competitive grant opportunities, DC government procurement links + resource announcements are on OPGS’ website see:
  • Sign Up today for your copy
  • Grants Information Resource Center (GIRC)
  • OPGS staff support + four computer stations with access to searchable competitive grant funding databases such as:
  • Foundation Center Grant Postings –
  • GrantsDirect Grantmakers Listings –
  • Grant Station International Insiders –
current competitive grant opportunities
Current Competitive Grant Opportunities
  • OLA – Latino Community Development Grant $1.4M (8/13/13)
  • OSSE – 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant $1.2M (9/6/13)
  • HHS – Supporting the Continuum of Care: Building Ryan White Program Grantee Capacity to Enroll Eligible Clients in Affordable Care Health Coverage Program $9.1M (7/29/13)
  • UPO – Community Service Block Sub-Grant $250K (7/31/13)
the city fund
The City Fund
  • Introduced by Mayor Gray as part of the FY14 Budget - The One City Fund with $15M in competitive grants for nonprofits
  • Administered by the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region (CFNCR) and now called The City Fund
  • Grants up to $100 will be awarded for program support and capacity building support
  • Nonprofits with an active 501 (c) (3) and operating budgets of $100K or more serving District residents are eligible to apply
  • CFNCR plans to release RFPs for program grants (10/13) and capacity building grants (2/14)
  • How to apply – Go to or for more details
getting ready to apply
Getting Ready to Apply
  • Organize Documentations
  • 501 (c) (3) Certificate, DUNS Number, Tax Identification Number, SAM Registration, IRS 990 & DCRA Certificate of Good Standing, Indirect Cost Rate
  • List of Key Office Personnel, Board of Directors, Consultants, and Partners along with their current bios and resumes
  • Organizational Strategic Plan including – Mission, Goals and Objectives, and Evaluation Methodology – Operating Budget, & Audited Financial Statements
  • Utilize the Funding Alert, GIRC, Foundation Center, to identify grants and eligibility requirements
  • See the Faith and Communities in Action Grant Writing Resource Guide @
  • Proposal Writing Tips
  • Develop a comprehensive, and compelling proposal – use accurate/current data explaining why the funder should care, how your approach is different, & can make an impact
  • Demonstrate how your proposal meets the needs of the target population rather than yours otherwise you might set yourself up for failure
  • Describe the existing gap – e.g. knowledge, resource, or service – what is ought to be, and how funding can improve the proposed solution
  • Identify collaboration opportunities – built on shared values, missions, and resources

OPGS Contact Information

Office Address: 300 E St. NW, Washington , DC 20001

Main Office Number: (202) 727-8900; FAX (202) 727-1652

Director, Lafayette A. Barnes (202) 727-8901, email:

Deputy Director/Manager, Nonprofit and Faith based Relations: Pat G. Henry (202) 727-0946, email:

Donations Manager, Cesar Vence (202) 727-7996, email:

Special Projects Volunteer: Kathy DeBoe, (202) 727-7998, email:

Special Assistant, Njambi Kuria, (202-727-8900), email

Staff Assistant: Javon Wells, (202) 727-8900, email: