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June 13th, 2012: WDCEP hosted its monthly DoingBusiness2.0 speaker series. This edition focused on starting a nonprofit in DC. Lafayette Barnes, Director at the DC Office of Partnerships and Grants (OPGS), gave the crowd an overview of the variety of services DC OPGS provides to both new and existing nonprofits. Some of the services include:
• Grant and resource development support, including weekly Funding Alerts of competitive grant opportunities and online Grant Search Site;
• Executive leadership and organizational development training and technical assistance;
• Proposal-writing tips; and
• Assistance in creating collaboration and mutually-beneficial partnerships between various organizations.