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DCCAH utilizes an online grant portal. All applicants MUST SUBMIT the application online via the online grant portal by 6:00PM on the deadline date. DCCAH will not accept mailed, emailed or hand-delivered copies of grant applications.
Grant Application Procedure
1. Review the FY15 Guide to Grants [PDF] and the grant guidelines thoroughly and determine eligibility of the applicant, project and project activities;
3. Once fully registered, applicants should select the desired grant program(s), complete the application questions and budget/budget narrative data1., upload all required documents, supplementary material, and work samples; and
4. Submit the application by 6:00pm on the grant program’s deadline date.
The application process is competitive and subject to the availability of funds. Applicants may not request or receive funding for the same project activities through more than one DC Commission grant program or grant category.
Applicants are fully responsible for the content of their application packages. An automated confirmation of an application’s submission does not guarantee an application’s eligibility nor recommendation for funding by the Advisory Review Panel. DCCAH staff are not permitted to make corrections to applications on behalf of applicants. DCCAH staff will review applications for completeness and contact applicants for any incomplete documents within five business days of the deadline. Applicants are responsible for updating attachments within five business days of DCCAH’s notification. Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the Advisory Review Panel for consideration.