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Grants

DCCDC is focused on working with policy makers, philanthropists, and corporations to direct resources toward communities experiencing economic injustice. Stay tuned as we work to serve you better.

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The Ward 8 Community Investment Fund (W8CIF), is a community-led place-based funding opportunity offering “grants-secured loans” to Ward 8 resident-entrepreneurs, and small businesses. 

Grant secured loans are an innovative financial product developed by and for Black entrepreneurs in partnership with elected officials, DSLBD, and a small business focused CDFI.

2024 W8CIF APPLICATION PROCESS
OPENS IN MARCH

Round II is opening soon!

 

Subscribe for up to date notifications to support your journey as an entrepreneur use our contact form or email us at connect@dccdc.org 

For details on the 2024 Ward 8 Community Investment Fund's Grant-Secured Loan program please review the Information Packet HERE

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