Marshall Heights Community Development Organization, Inc.

3939 Benning Road NE

Washington, DC 20019

202-396-1200

​​MHCDO

Helping to grow Ward 7 into the District of Columbia's most welcoming,
prospering, livable community for everyone. 
OLDER POSTS - 
FREE GRANT WRITING CLASS - AUGUST 11, 2018

Are you interested in grant writing? Not sure where to start? This session provided by SG Consulting serves as a basic introduction to what grant writing is and how to begin the process. The biggest myths of grant writing will be discussed so you can better understand the process. By the end of this session, you will walk away with a better understanding so you can get started with fundraising. This session is best for those who are interested in submitting a grant proposal for the first time or are in need of a basic refresher.
When: Saturday, 8/11/18, 10 am – 11 am
Location: Marshall Heights Community Development Organization, 3939 Benning Road NE,  Washington, DC 20019
Click here to register for the class.

DC FIRST FRIDAYS - MONTHLY NETWORK FORUM
DEVELOPING BUSINESS THROUGH THE POWER OF NETWORKING
JULY 6, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The July DC First Fridays will be held on July 6, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at MHCDO, located at 3939 Benning Road NE, Washington, DC 20019.  The Guest Speaker Stephanie Thomas, Director of Programs and Small Business Services, Washington Area Community Investment Fund (WACIF) will discuss "Starting, Growing and Financing Your Business." Contact Vivian Mercer at 202-650-5621 for additional information. Click here to RSVP.

MHCDO LAUNCHES THE COLLABORATOR E-NEWSLETTER

On August 22, 2017, MHCDO launched the first edition of The Collaborator Newsletter which provides "News, and updates on what’s going on, in, and around Ward 7!" The Collaborator will be published on a monthly basis.  Click here to view.

PAST DC FIRST FRIDAY EVENTS - VIEW ON YOUTUBE

October 6, 2017, Guest Speaker. Ward 7 Council Member Vincent Gray                         April 6, 2018, Guest Speaker, Anita Bonds, DC At-Large Council Member

December 1, 2017, Guest Speaker Courtney Snowden                                                     May 4, 2018. Guest Speaker, Robert White, Jr., DC At-Large Council Member  January 5, 2018, Guest Speaker Phil Mendelson, DC Council Chair                             

February 2, 2018, Guest Speaker Elissa Silverman, DC At-Large Council Member

March 2, 2018, Guest Speaker Kenyan McDuffie, Ward 5 Council Member

MHCDO’s 2018 AFFORDABLE HOUSING EVENTS
JUNE 25, 2018 - SEPTEMBER 29, 2018
Free and Open to the Public - Click Here to See Events and to Register
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INCLUSIONARY ZONING PROGRAM

DC's Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Program helps city residents rent and buy places to live when they can't afford market-rate prices. DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) disposes of IZ units through a lottery process. Households interested in purchasing or leasing an IZ home must take an Inclusionary Zoning Orientation class which is provided by MHCDO on the 4th Thursday of every month from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. Call 202-396-1200 for more information.