OPGS manages a unique and state of the art donations process, which allows District agencies, including DCPS, to solicit and accept donations from outside sources. In addition to augmenting the City’s in-kind and financial resources, which support programs and services, the donations process promotes greater accountability and transparency in the District Government, and ensures compliance with federal and local ethic’s guidelines.
Since 2002, OPGS has authorized over $120 million in donations to District agencies including DC Public Schools, the Metropolitan Police Department, the Department of Health, the Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs. To learn more about these donations, please visit the Donation Quarterly Report page.
OPGS provides technical assistance and donations management training to District agencies subject to the Mayor’s authority to ensure their compliance with the Rules of Conduct Governing Donations to the District Government, as mandated by the following:
For more information about the donations process, please contact OPGS at (202) 727-8900 or the Donations Manager at (202) 727-7977.
To access the donations management system, donation agreement, other resources, and the donation quarterly reports, please follow this links listed under Service Details and Related Content.
2018 Donation Management Trainings
The Office of Partnerships and Grant Services (OPGS) held a Donation Management Training Session for 40 DC Government employees on February 06, 2018. The training session provided a step-by-step account of OPGS’ online donations management system, the MOLC’s legal sufficiency review of donation requests, the completion of all donation agreements, the OCFO’s procedures for depositing financial contributions, and several donation training scenarios.
The Office of Partnerships and Grant Services (OPGS) recently held a second Donation Management Training Session for 50 DC Government employees on April 24, 2018. The training session provided a step-by-step account of OPGS’ donations management process, a panel discussion on Donor Relationship Cultivation and Solicitation.