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Capacity Building and Grant Opportunities

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Capacity Building

OAPIA is committed to building the capacity of community-based organizations (CBO) that provide services to the underserved AAPI community by:
  • Connecting CBOs to various organizations that provide technical assistance and resources
  • Seeking opportunities for public or private partnerships that may benefit CBOs, and
  • Facilitating seminars and other training mechanisms to support their development and sustainability.

For more information on OAPIA capacity building projects, please contact Andrew Chang at (202) 727-5560 or email andrew.chang@dc.gov.

Grant Opportunities

OAPIA is committed to providing funding for community-based organizations (CBO) that provide supplemental government services to the District’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. OAPIA achieves this through OAPIA Community Grants, which began in FY2007, when a number of Asian American and Pacific Islander-led CBOs and the Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Community Development requested that the Mayor support funds to be distributed competitively to AAPI-serving organizations.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Grant

AAPI Community Grant 2007-2015 Infographic

FY2014 OAPIA Community Grant Annual Report Infographic

Previous Years’ OAPIA Community Grant Reports

For more information on OAPIA grant opportunities, please contact Neel Saxena at (202) 727-0729 or email neel.saxena@dc.gov.

Additional information regarding funding and grant opportunities is available from the Office of Partnerships and Grants Development.

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