Innovative & Integrated Services - Mentorship & Supportive Services Pilot
The D.C. Department of Employment Services (DOES), Division of State Initiatives (DSI) seeks the services of a qualified grantee to provide high-quality, structured mentorship to DOES customers that have experienced a period of incarceration. The grantee shall develop and deliver a mentoring program that has an overall objective and a system to develop a set of objectives between a mentor and mentee. The grantee shall deliver one-on-one and group mentoring services that include, but are not limited to, focus areas such as: skills development, goal setting/career planning, problem solving networking, building and maintaining healthy relationships and reintegrating into the community.
Innovative & Integrated Services - Healthy Living and Mindfulness Pilot
The D.C. Department of Employment Services (DOES), Division of State Initiatives (DSI) seeks the services of a qualified grantee to provide high-quality structured physical fitness and mental health services to DOES participants seeking to incorporate healthy living practices into their lives. The grantee shall develop and deliver a physical and mental health fitness program that has an overall objective and a system to develop wellness plans that meet each participant’s needs. To develop wellness plans for each participant, the grantee shall conduct interviews with participants at onset of participation. The grantee shall deliver services via trained and certified/licensed physical and mental health professionals that have experience serving youth, adults and mature individuals that have demonstrated deficiencies in physical and mental health stemming from personal and professional barriers.
Innovative & Integrated Services - Soft Skills Pilot Grant
The D.C. Department of Employment Services (DOES) Division of Sate Initiatives (DSI) is seeking grant applications for organizations to provide professional drama based psychotherapy, life skills training and creative expression to foster interpersonal growth and healthy lifestyles to address trauma and unproductive behaviors. The grantee should have more than five years of experience working with at risk youth and adult returning citizens. The workshops conducted will place youth and adults on the path to personal growth, career development, behavioral and attitudinal change as well as encourage and empower participants to believe in themselves and to discuss their hopes, fears, and dreams.
Innovative Services - Work Readiness Grant
The D.C. Department of Employment Services (DOES) Division of State Initiatives (DSI) seeks the services of a qualified grantee to perform laser tattoo removal on DSI participants that have tattoos in areas of high-visibility (hand, face or neck). As necessary, the grantee shall perform multiple tattoo removal sessions up to the funding limit of $500 per participant.
Notice of Funding Availability – Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18)
(DOES) is issuing this Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) to announce its intent to solicit multiple grant applications for opportunities to support various innovative workforce development initiatives. The purpose of the grant is to support innovative workforce development solutions that acquaint and enrich essential skill sets for District of Columbia (District) residents to increase their success rate of entering in and sustaining employment that forges a path to the middle class and further stimulates the District’s economy.
For a full list of grant opportunities for the Government of the District of Columbia, visit the District Grants Clearinghouse..