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Current Funding Opportunities

May 29, 2020

Funding Opportunity - 2021 Capacity Building for the Community Program Initiative Grant

The Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) seeks eligible entities to propose a plan for the implementation and management of a comprehensive and coordinated system of programs and services for D.C. court-involved youth and families. The amount available for the project is approximately $4 to 7 million for a one-year period - starting October 1, 2020 – with the possibility to renew for up two additional years pending funding availability and grantee performance.

Please ensure that all proposed programming considers the context of the current COVID-19 season and includes virtual family and youth engagement activities.

A person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following means:

Download below from the DYRS website.

The deadline for application submissions is Monday, July 13, 2020 at 4:30 pm. All applications must be submitted through the Philantrack system.


Eligibility: The institutions listed below may apply for these grants.

  • Nonprofit organizations, including those with IRS 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) determinations
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Government agencies
  • Universities/educational institutions
  • Private Enterprises

For additional information about this RFA, write to: [email protected]

Applicants are encouraged attend a pre-application conference. The pre-application conference date(s) will be posted on at dyrs.dc.gov.

A pre-application conference call to discuss this funding announcement will be held on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020 at noon. Please email [email protected] to RSVP.