Mayor's Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs

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Capacity Building and Grant Opportunities

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Capacity Building

MOAPIA 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 MOAPIA capacity building projects, please contact Christina Truong at (202) 727-5560 or email christina.truong@dc.gov.

Grant Opportunities

MOAPIA 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. MOAPIA achieves this through MOAPIA 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 MOAPIA Community Grant Annual Report Infographic

Previous Years’ MOAPIA Community Grant Reports

For more information on MOAPIA grant opportunities, please contact Dory Peters at (202) 727-9646 or email dory.peters@dc.gov.

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

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