Workplace Leave Navigator Grant Opportunity

The DC Office of Paid Family Leave invites your organization to apply for a Workplace Leave Navigator Grant for 2021.


Organizations that are encouraged to apply should have experience with workplace leave laws or have experience with employer-provided sick leave, temporary disability insurance, or parental leave.

Workplace Leave Laws, include:

  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • The DC Family and Medical Leave Act (DCFMLA)
  • The Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act (ASSLA)
  • DC Paid Family Leave (DCPFL)
  • The DC Parental Leave Act Emergency COVID leave

Goals of the WLN Grant Program

The goals of the Workplace Leave Navigator Grant Program are to:

  1. Increase knowledge and awareness of workplace leave laws that affect employers and employees in the District of Columbia;
  2. Improve the quality of employers’ and employees’ decision making when taking actions related to workplace leave by providing the resources necessary to make more fully informed and legally compliant decisions; and
  3. Raise the level of compliance with workplace leave laws among both employers and employees in the District.

For more information on the WLN Grant Program guidelines and detailed eligibility requirements, read the full Request for Applications (RFA) available at https://does.dc.gov/page/grant-opportunities.