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State Single Point of Contact (SPOC)

The Office of Partnerships and Grant Services (OPGS) is the Mayor's designee as the District’s State Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for Executive Order 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs."

Executive Order 12372 established a national program that encourages coordination between federal agencies, states and local governments. This program provides opportunities for local units of government to learn about and comment on selected projects affecting their jurisdictions. The District government SPOC procedures apply to all applications for federal funding that: fall under the purview of Executive Order 12372; and will provide services to the District of Columbia.

If your organization is located in the District of Columbia, is applying for federal funding that falls under the purview of Executive Order 12372, but will use the funding for programs in another jurisdiction, you must submit your application to that state’s SPOC. The White House Office of Management and Budget maintains the official policies and directory of State Single Points of Contact.

 

The DC State Single Point of Contact follows the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA), which publishes the list of programs requiring review. Often the need to comply with Executive Order 12372 will be listed as a requirement in the grant application guidelines provided by the federal funding agency.

 

Application Process

 

Step 1: Determine if the program/grant for which you are applying is covered by Executive Order 12372 by consulting the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) and the Federal grant application packet. If the program/grant is not covered, the following step need not be followed.

 

Step 2: To receive a State Application Identifier (SAI) number immediately via e-mail contact [email protected] . This number will be proof of your compliance with Executive Order 12372.

 

OPGS encourages potential applicants to contact the office as early in the application process as possible to ensure compliance with the SPOC process.

Office of Partnerships and Grant Services
Government of the District of Columbia

One Judiciary Square
441 4th Street, NW 707N,
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 727-8900
Fax: (202) 727-1652
 

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