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FY16 Request for Applications

For Fiscal Year 2016, the Deputy Mayor for Education shall have grant-making authority solely to provide:

• A grant of $270,000 to an organization to provide advocacy, individual counseling, academic support, enrichment, life-skills training, and employment-readiness services for high school students in the District who are at risk of dropping out; provided
• A grant of $150,000 to an organization to provide a music instruction program serving elementary school students in the District that have limited means to afford or access to instrumental music instruction
• A grant in an amount not to exceed $150,000, for a study, in consultation with the Board of Trustees of the University of the District of Columbia, to evaluate the cost, benefits, and feasibility of relocating the University of the District of Columbia Community College to a location east of the Anacostia River.

The funds were allocated by the Council of the District of Columbia pursuant to section 4152(a)(1) of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Support Act of 2015 (A21-148).  Below please find information on the available Request for Applications.

2016 Drop-Out Prevention Grant (Deadline: January 8, 2016)

2016 Increased Access to Music Instruction Grant (Deadline: January 15, 2016)

2016 UDC Community College Relocation Feasibility Study Grant (Deadline Extended: March 7, 2016)