OAPIA Announces a Request for Applications for the FY2015 Asian American and Pacific Islander Capacity Building Grant

The Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (OAPIA) issued its Request for Applications (RFA) for the FY2015 Asian American and Pacific Islander Capacity Building Grant. Copies of the RFA can be found at www.apia.dc.gov or at OAPIA’s office located at 441 4th Street, NW, Suite 721N, Washington, DC 20001.

OAPIA is soliciting grant applications from qualified community-based organizations (CBOs) providing direct services to the District’s residents for its FY2015 Asian American and Pacific Islander Capacity Building Grant. This grant funding is intended to be used for efforts that would increase the linguistic and cultural capacity of organizations seeking to provide direct services to low-income limited English proficient/non-English proficient (LEP/NEP) Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) residents and merchants. Such services would increase these populations’ capacity for independence into the general community in the following areas: Strategic Planning and Leadership Development; Fundraising and Financial Management; Internal Operations; and Communications and Advocacy.

An informational meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in Room 721 North at 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001. Please email Neel Saxena at neel.saxena@dc.gov if you are interested in attending. The deadline for submission of grant applications is Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 12:00 noon EST.

For more information, please visit our website at www.apia.dc.gov or contact Neel Saxena at neel.saxena@dc.gov or 202-727-3120.

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