Serve DC Funding Alert: Funding Opportunities for December 21, 2020

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Funding Alert: December 21, 2020 Issue


We know how important it is to have access to capital to support mission critical operations.

The Funding Alert, a free, bi-weekly resource produced by Serve DC, highlights grant opportunities and resources for community-based, faith-based, 501 (c) (3) nonprofits, and District government agencies. In response to the District’s current public health emergency, the Funding Alert also includes coronavirus (COVID-19) related funding opportunities!

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New funding opportunities and resources:


COVID-19 Grant Funds

COVID-19 Remote Learning Emergency Fund for Educators

  • Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Available Funds: awards between $1,000 to $8,000


Faith Based Organizations: Connecting DC Residents w/ Behavioral Needs to Clinical Services and Treatment During COVID-19

  • Deadline: 1/29/2021
  • Available Funds: $50,000


Mayor Muriel Bowser and DMPED: The Bridge Fund

  • Deadline: Varies per fund type
  • Available Funds: Varies per fund type


Brave of Heart Fund

  • Deadline: 5/15/2021
  • Available Funds: Initial grant of $15,000


Wells Fargo Community Giving

  • Deadline: Varies
  • Available Funds: Varies


Supporting Impactful Charities During The COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: $5,000


ECMC Foundation Grant Funding

  • Letter of Inquiry Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: varies


Funding Opportunities

Impact 100 DC Inaugural Community Grant Program

  • Letter of Intent Deadline: 3/12/2021
  • Available Funds: $70,000 - $100,000 (total grant size depends on conclusion of annual membership drive)


African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund

  • Letter of Intent Deadline: 1/15/2021
  • Available Funds: $50,000 to $150,000


Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Youth Grants

  • Deadline: 1/22/2021
  • Available Funds: $500


2021 Maternal, Infant and Childhood Home Visiting Program

  • Deadline: 2/8/2021
  • Available Funds: Awards up to $1.1M


DC Health: Harm Reduction Vending Machines

  • Letter of Intent Deadline: 1/4/2021
  • Available Funds: $150,000


PJM Capacity Market Withdrawal Study

  • Deadline: 1/18/2021
  • Available Funds: $100,000


Fund for Teachers: 2021 Grant Application

  • Deadline: 1/21/2021
  • Available Funds: up to $5,000 for individuals and up to $10,000 for a team of two or more


FY2021 Farm to School Grants

  • Deadline: 1/8/2021
  • Available Funds: up to $100,000


The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries

  • Deadline: 1/29/2021
  • Available Funds: between $10,000 to $75,000


The Impact Fund - Rapid Response Grants

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: up to $10,000


JAMS Foundation/ACR Initiative for Students and Youth

  • Project Idea Deadline: 1/11/2021
  • Available Funds: requests for funding may range from $15,000 to $40,000


Sky Ranch Foundation Grants

  • Letter of Inquiry Deadline: 1/31/2021
  • Available Funds: between $5,000 and $40,000


Statewide Family Network

  • Deadline: 1/4/2021
  • Available Funds: $ 950,000


The Impact Fund Grant Program

  • Letter of Interest Deadline: 1/12/2021
  • Available Funds: up to $10,000 to $50,000


PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program

  • Letter of Interest Deadline: 1/22/2021
  • Available Funds: up to $10,000


Mentoring Students in the Academic Middle Grant 2021

  • Deadline: 1/5/2021
  • Available Funds: $200,000


RFA Release - Anacostia River Corridor Restoration Planning Grant

  • Deadline: 1/15/2021
  • Available Funds: $350,000


Forest Service Wildfire Risk Reduction / Wildfire Response RFA 2021

  • Deadline: 1/15/2021
  • Available Funds: $2.5M


COPIC Medical Foundation Grant Funds

  • Deadline: 1/15/2021
  • Available Funds: $650,000


NIAAA Resource-Related Research Projects (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

  • Deadline: 9/25/2023
  • Available Funds: $500,000


Promoting the Importance of Infant and Childhood Vaccination Among Pregnant Women by Prenatal Care Providers

  • Deadline: 2/21/2021
  • Available Funds: $500,000


Academy Grants Program: FilmWatch

  • Deadline: 1/15/2021
  • Available Funds: range from $5,000 to $20,000.


Academy Grants Program: Filmcraft

  • Deadline: 1/15/2021
  • Available Funds: range from $5,000 to $20,000


Academy Grants Program: Academy Film Scholars

  • Deadline: 1/29/2021
  • Available Funds: two $25,000 grants


FY2021 English Language Fellow and Specialist Program

  • Deadline: 1/08/2021
  • Available Funds: $17M


FM Global Fire Prevention Grant Program

  • Deadline: 12/31/2020
  • Available Funds: varies


Grants Promote Successful Reentry for Incarcerated People

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: range from $5,000 to $25,000


The Public Welfare Foundation Grants

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: varies


Charitable Giving Program

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: varies


The Nathan Cummings Foundation: Voice, Creativity + Culture

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: Varies


The Glaser Progress Foundation Grants

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: Varies


The Honnold Foundation Community Fund: Solar Energy

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: varies; up to $100,000


SBHSN Principal Grants: Student Behavioral Health

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: Up to $5,000 per academic year


SBHSN Community Grants: Counseling Services and Mental Health Support

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: $100,000


De Colores Rapid Response Fund

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: up to $1,000


FIJ Coronavirus Rolling Grant

  • Deadline: Rolling
  • Available Funds: up to $10,000


Want to Donate to an Emergency Response Fund? 

Connect for COVID-19

  • Donate Your Device
  • Connect COVID-19 Patients with Loved Ones

LISC Rapid Relief and Resiliency Fund

DC Education Equity Fund

Black Girl Freedom Fund

The NDN COVID-19 Response Project

We Are Family Foundation: Youth to the Front Fund

Movember Fund


Capacity Building Resources

The Emergency Action for Resident and Partner Stability Program

Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington

America Nonprofit Academy

Center for Nonprofit Advancement

Connect for COVID-19

D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center: Legal Assistance and Resources for Community Organizations

SheaMoisture Women of Color E-Learning Hub

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Candid: Foundation Center + GuideStar