Mayor Bowser announced non-profit organizations in the District of Columbia are eligible to apply for federal grant money, provided through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, to support community social distancing engagement and public health awareness outreach efforts.
The 2020 DC HOPE Community Grants will provide a total of $10 million in funding to support programs that address the District’s public health emergency priorities as it relates to coronavirus (COVID-19) in the following areas:
- Increasing buy-in and participation in the District’s Contact Trace Force
- Purchase and distribution of personal protection equipment
- Social distancing protective measures
- Public health awareness
- Connecting residents to testing sites and health care providers
The recipients of the FY2020 DC HOPE Community Grant can be found at FY2020 DC HOPE Community Grant Recipients.