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District Announces Awardees of FY 2020 Voting Rights and Statehood Grant

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

(Washington, DC) - The Office of the Secretary of the District of Columbia announced that the following organizations have been awarded the FY2020 Grant to Promote District of Columbia Voting Rights and Statehood:
•    DC Vote $100,00 
•    League of Women Voters Education Fund $40,000
•    Students for DC Statehood $25,000
•    Historical Society of Washington, D. C. $20,000
•    Stand Up! for Democracy $10,000
•    Vision House $5,000

These organizations will advocate for voting rights and statehood for the District of Columbia and will augment the District’s efforts in educating visitors to the District as well as others around the country about the lack of full democracy for District of Columbia residents.
 
The Request for Applications from nonprofit organizations for the grant program was published on  Friday, October 4, 2019, in the District of Columbia Register.