statehood

DC Statehood
Statehood logo
Housing
Menu ButtonMENU

DC Statehood Supporters

DC Statehood Grantees

The Office of the Secretary of State of the District of Columbia Announces Grant Application Deadline for the 2020 DC Democracy Grant.

The Office of the Secretary of State of the District of Columbia issued a Request for Applications (RFA) from nonprofit and community-based organizations for the grant program to promote DC Statehood and voting rights. The RFA was published on Friday, October 4, 2019, in the DC Register, and released on Monday, October 7, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until noon on Friday, November 1, 2019.  The grant provides funds for certified nonprofit and community-based organizations with a history of advocacy on DC democracy issues.

Interested applicants may obtain a copy of the Request for Applications by downloading the notice from the Secretary’s website, www.os.dc.gov or www.dcregs.dc.gov, emailing [email protected] or calling (202) 727-6306.

Completed grant applications may be submitted via email to [email protected] or delivered to the Office of the Secretary of State of the District of Columbia, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 419, Washington, DC 20004, no later than noon, Friday, November 1, 2019. 

Supporters in the 116th Congress

In the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton introduced the Washington, DC Admission Act (H.R. 51) that would grant DC statehood. A list of co-sponsors of the bill can be found at congress.gov at: H.R.51 - Washington, D.C. Admission Act.

In the Senate, Senator Thomas Carper of Delaware introduced the Washington, DC Admission Act (S. 631) as the companion bill to H.R. 51. It shares the same legislative text. A list of co-sponsors of the bill can be found at congress.gov at: S. 631 - Washington, D.C. Admission Act.

Support from Organizations: