District of Columbia State Single Point of Contact (SPOC) Policy
All entities within the District of Columbia seeking grant funding from a federal source must go through the intergovernmental review process if the federal program is covered under Executive Order 12372. If your organization is based in another state, please contact the SPOC office in your designated state.
The Intergovernmental Review Process
The Intergovernmental Review Process of federal programs, referred to as the State Single Point of Contact or SPOC, was created by Executive Order 12372 to foster intergovernmental partnerships. The order allows each state to designate an entity or single point of contact (SPOC) to perform this function. Washington DC's designation is the Executive Office of the Mayor, Office of the City Administrator, Grants Policy Division. If your organization is not located in Washington, DC please contact the SPOC office in your designated state.
How to Request Intergovernmental Review
All DC-based organizations complying with E.O. 12372 must complete a request form for a State Application Identifier. For DC-based organizations exclusively: To initiate the request for a State Application Identifier, or if you have concerns or questions, please write to: [email protected]. The Office of the City Administrator (OCA) Grants Policy Division will respond to requests within 48 to 72 business hours. If your organization is located outside of Washington, DC, please contact the SPOC office in your designated state.