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Request for Applications (RFA) FY2019 Legacy Business Grant


FY2019 Legacy Business Grant

RFA Identification No.: EOM - BD - 019 - 29519

Release Date: June 21, 2019

Submission Deadline: July 22, 2019 at 12PM


The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) is soliciting grant applications from legacy business owners who have been established and in operation in the District of Columbia for a minimum of 25 years and who wish to improve their business location or locations and/or expand into retail priority areas of the District of Columbia (Grant Program). The purpose of the Legacy Business Grant is to support historic and longstanding small businesses to retain their history, increase the District’s tax base, create new job opportunities for District residents, and impact designated emerging commercial corridors. 

Please note that all applications must be submitted electronically. Incomplete applications or those submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.


RFA - FY2019 Legacy Business Grant

Apply Online Here:


Contact Name:
LaToyia Hampton, Grants Manager
[email protected]


DMPED reserves the right to issue addenda and/or amendments subsequent to the issuance of the NOFA or RFA, or to rescind the NOFA or RFA.