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Mayor Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) launched the Special Event Fee Relief Fund, a $3 million investment to support events that celebrate the culture of the District of Columbia and support local communities.

The Special Event Fee Relief Fund allows organizers of festivals and events to apply for financial assistance to cover up to 100% of fees incurred by the event from District agencies: Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA); Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA); Department of Health (DOH); Department of Public Works (DPW); Department of Transportation (DDOT); Fire and EMS Department (FEMS); Metropolitan Police Department (MPD).

WHEN TO APPLY: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis between October 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022 based on the availability of funds. Funds are awarded on a rolling basis. Applications must be submitted at least 45 days in advance of the events occurring November 15, 2021 and later.

HOW TO APPLY: To view all information on the Special Event Fee Relief Fund, including eligibility and application information, click web site link below.

Contact Information
Phone: 202-727-2643
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://dmped.dc.gov/page/special-event-fee-relief-fund
Address: 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

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