Community Affairs Resources
The Mayor’s Office of Community Affairs offers programming and resources for District residents.
Please be advised that this is not a comprehensive list of District resources. If you are looking for resources outside of this page please contact 311: the Districts 24 hour toll-free number that allows people in the District of Columbia to request assistance with city services and information.
NonProfit Capacity Building
The Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism & Partnerships provides capacity-building training and technical assistance to District of Columbia agencies, nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporations, as well as community and faith-based organizations. Capacity building functions assist local service providers to identify, apply, and manage competitive grants and related in-kind resources in addition to advising on board development, fundraising and grant development, proposal writing, program evaluation, DCRA and IRS compliance guidelines, and social media applications.
The Mayor's Office of Community Affairs provides training in the following areas:
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- Salary Negotiations Training
- Financial Literacy
- Active Shooter Training
- Cultural Competence Training
- Career Readiness
Grant Funding Opportunities
Language Access Services
The Language Access Program is dedicated to removing language as a barrier to obtaining information and services from the District government. The Office of Human Rights (OHR) is responsible for the oversight and enforcement of the Language Access Act in partnership with the Office on African Affairs (MOAA), the Mayor's Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA), the Mayor's Office on Latino Affairs (MOLA). Language Access Coordinators at each office assist and monitor DC government agencies, programs, and services in complying with the Language Access Act.
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District Veteran Services
Volunteer Opportunities in the District