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FY 2019 Immigrant Justice Legal Services Grant Program (IJLS)

Request for Applications (RFA)

Release Date: June 16, 2018
Submission Deadline: August 13, 2018 at 5 pm

The Executive Office of the Mayor (EOM) is soliciting grant applications from qualified private organizations and Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) serving District of Columbia residents for its FY 2019 Immigrant Justice Legal Services Grant Program (IJLS). The grant is intended to fund programs that provide targeted services and resources to the DC immigrant population. The FY 2019 Immigrant Justice Legal Services Grant Program offers one-time grants of up to $150,000 to CBOs with a current and valid 501(c)(3) status, as well as private organizations, associations and law firms that plan to mobilize pro bono talent or skilled immigration attorneys and legal professionals in order to provide immigrant justice legal services.

The ONLY method to submit an application is the online web portal ZoomGrants. Applications are due no later than Friday, August 13, 2018 at 5 pm EST. All applicants will receive notification from ZoomGrants when their applications are complete. Applications received after Friday, August 13, 2018 are automatically disqualified and will not be forwarded to the Review Panel for funding consideration. Any additions or deletions to an application, unless requested by the Grantor Agency, will not be accepted after Friday, August 13, 2018 at 5 pm Eastern Time. If you have questions about using ZoomGrants, please see the following resources:

Apply on Zoomgrants. Only online submissions will be accepted.

Additional Resources:

Welcome Packet for Applicants/Reviewers: http://www.zoomgrants.com/welcome/WelcomePacket.pdf

Demo: www.zoomgrants.com/request-a-demo

Overview of ZoomGrants Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWc82KoWQNk

Applicants Tutorial: https://www.zoomgrants.com/welcome/applicantslideshow.pdf

If you are unable to attend a pre-bidders’ meeting, we encourage you to email your questions before Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 5 pm EST to Phuong Nguyen at: [email protected].

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Powerpoint from Pre-Bidders' Conference