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How to Win Grants

Criteria, pitfalls and hints for successful grant proposal writing

Periodically, residents need financial support in order to fund special programs or community projects. Funding is often available from governments, corporations, foundations and private donors.  Experts concede that grant seekers can successfully obtain the necessary skills that will  better their chances of securing monetary support.

Summer Reading Winners!

Meet the Fizz Boom Read winner from Capitol View

Alana Sapp is the lucky winner of a brand new Kindle Fire HDX at Capitol View!We sat down with her to learn a little more about her. 

Capitol View Closed

The Capitol View Library will be closed today beginning at 5:45 p.m. due to a facilities emergency. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Edward J. Talbert: Reflections

Tuskegee Airman and Capitol View Library's first manager

In recognition of 2014 Armed Forces Day and Older Americans Month, Edward J. Talbert will talk about his military service and his career as a librarian. 

Zumba Gold for Seniors

In Recognition of Older Americans Month 2014

Are you 60 years of age or older with an interest in fitness? If that is you, come out in May on Wednesday mornings during Older Americans Month for Zumba Gold for Seniors. 

Celebrate Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month. Since 1963, our nation has designated this month as a time to celebrate the many contributions of older Americans and to focus attention on staying healthy and active.From 1963 until 1973, May was referred to as Senior Citizens Month. In May 1974, President Jimmy Carter changed the name to Older Americans Month. 

What You Can Do Without An Attorney

Many people do not hire lawyers because they are unable to afford them or believe that their situation is a simple one.  If you are a District resident with an interest in the areas of landlord-tenant, trust and estates (wills) and bankruptcy law, there are informational sessions available for you!

Writing Winning Proposals

Grant writing is often necessary for people that undertake community projects or engage in funding-required activities.  Unless they're wealthy, many people must seek financial support from government, corporations or foundations. When and how should grant-seekers apply for funds?

The Gospel Kids and Teens Group in Concert: Celebrating the Gift from Within through Song

In recognition of Black History Month, The Gospel Kids and Teens Group will provide a gospel-filled concert. 

Racial Disparities in the American Criminal Justice System: An Assessment

Despite 50 years of hard-fought civil rights gains, three out of ten African American males today will serve time in prison. What is the score on racial progress in the criminal justice arena?