Catalogue Class of 2016-17
Congratulations to Catalogue for Philanthropy Charities of 2016-17!
The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington is proud to announce the following group of local, community-based charities selected to be featured in the 14th edition of the Catalogue for Philanthropy (released November 1st, 2016)!
Each of the charities listed below has successfully passed a rigorous review process conducted by a team 100+ experts in the local philanthropic field. Let these charities know you're proud of their achievement: Congratulate them with a “shout out” on Twitter using the icons next to their name.
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- 1st Stage (2016) (McLean, VA)
Creates thought-provoking, modern productions in Tysons, Virginia.
- 826DC (2016) (Washington, DC)
Helps under-resourced youth find their voice through creative writing programs.
- Amara Legal Center (2016) (Washington, DC)
Supplies free legal services for domestic survivors of sex trafficking.
- Arlington Free Clinic (2016) (Arlington, VA)
Provides exemplary, safety-net medical care for Arlingtonians in need.
- Arts for the Aging (2016) (Rockville, MD)
Helps seniors experience joy and healthy aging through multi-disciplinary arts experiences.
- Arts on the Block (2016) (Kensington, MD)
Provides job training and community development through the arts and design.
- Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center (APALRC) (2016) (Washington, DC)
Provides legal services for low-income Asian immigrants with limited English proficiency.
- Aspire! Afterschool Learning (2016) (Arlington, VA)
Bolsters upper elementary students' reading by providing supportive programs.
- Borromeo Housing (2016) (Arlington, VA)
Offers education, housing, and life skills programs for homeless young mothers.
- Brain Injury Services (2016) (Springfield, VA)
Helps survivors of brain injury lead fulfilling lives.
- Brainfood (2016) (Washington, DC)
Uses food and cooking to teach life and job skills to youth.
- Britepaths (formerly Our Daily Bread) (2016) (Fairfax, VA)
Provides emergency and long-term services to help those in need in Fairfax County.
- Calvary Women's Services (2016) (Washington, DC)
Supports homeless women in DC with housing, health, employment and education.
- CASA For Children of DC (2016) (Washington, DC)
Advocates for abused and neglected children and youth.
- Center for Civilians in Conflict (2016) (Washington, DC)
Advocates for smarter and more compassionate policies for war's civilian victims.
- Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) (2016) (Washington, DC)
Offers legal services, support, referral, and advocacy for Latino immigrants.
- Charlie's Place (2016) (Washington, DC)
Empowers homeless with meals, case management, healthcare and encouraging potential.
- Coalition for Smarter Growth (2016) (Washington, DC)
Advocates for equitable and inclusive communities in the DC region.
- Communities In Schools of the Nation's Capital (2016) (Washington, DC)
Surrounds students with support, empowering them to stay in school.
- Community Foodworks (2016) (Washington, DC)
Focuses on helping low-income residents access healthy, local food.
- Community Lodgings (2016) (Alexandria, VA)
Transitions families from homelessness to independence through housing and educational programming.
- Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County (2016) (Bethesda, MD)
Provides free mediation and conflict resolution services in Montgomery County
- Culmore Clinic (2016) (Falls Church, VA)
Offers high-quality, compassionate healthcare to low-income adults.
- Dance Place (2016) (Washington, DC)
Hosts a thriving theater, dance school and community resources.
- DC Doors (2016) (Washington, DC)
Helps Latino immigrants transition from homelessness to permanent housing.
- DC Law Students In Court Program (2016) (Washington, DC)
Provides high-quality legal services for low-income Washingtonians.
- DC Youth Orchestra Program (2016) (Washington, DC)
Provides high quality music education to 500+ young people.
- Empowered Women International, Inc (2016) (Alexandria, VA)
Cultivates economic and social empowerment for 350+ women annually.
- FACETS (2016) (Fairfax, VA)
Prevents homelessness, and re-houses those who have lost their homes.
- Fairfax Library Foundation (2016) (Fairfax, VA)
Enhances Fairfax County Public Library programs and services.
- The Father McKenna Center (2016) (Washington, DC)
Provides guidance and basic human service to help rebuild lives.
- Food Recovery Network (2016) (College Park, MD)
Fights food waste and hunger by empowering student leaders.
- For Love of Children (2016) (Washington, DC)
Helps students become proficient in reading and math through one-on-one tutoring.
- Forum Theatre (2016) (Silver Spring, MD)
Produces challenging plays from a diversity of voices that inspire discussion.
- Freedom Now (2016) (Washington, DC)
Advocates to free prisoners of conscience through law and politics.
- Friends of Compass (2016) (Washington, DC)
Inspires business professionals to engage with local nonprofits.
- GALA Hispanic Theatre (2016) (Washington, DC)
Serves as DC's original stage for Latinos and youth.
- HomeAid Northern Virginia (2016) (Chantilly, VA)
Renovates housing for the homeless in partnership with shelters.
- Homestretch (2016) (Falls Church, VA)
Helps families achieve self-sufficiency and permanent housing.
- Horton's Kids (2016) (Washington, DC)
Empowers at-risk children to succeed through comprehensive programs.
- Inner City-Inner Child (2016) (Washington, DC)
Distributes books and provides learning opportunities for at-risk preschoolers.
- interPLAYcompany Orchestra (2016) (Bethesda, MD)
Offers music education for adults with cognitive, intellectual and physical disabilities.
- Kakenya Center for Excellence (2016) (Washington, DC)
Leverages education and knowledge to empower marginalized girls.
- KID Museum (2016) (Bethesda, MD)
Connects school-aged youth and families to STEM and cultural enrichment programming.
- Korean Community Service Center of Greater Washington (2016) (Annandale, VA)
Empowers Asian community residents to contribute to US society.
- Latino Student Fund (2016) (Washington, DC)
Provides educational support for PreK-12 Hispanic students and their families.
- Liberty's Promise (2016) (Alexandria, VA)
Helps low-income, immigrant youth learn about American civic life.
- Main Street Child Development Center (2016) (Fairfax, VA)
Prepares students for kindergarten through quality, affordable childcare.
- Marshall Legacy Institute (2016) (Arlington, VA)
Establishes sustainable indigenous programs to help landmine affected countries.
- Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy (2016) (Rockville , MD)
Strengthens the countywide adult English literacy network.
- Monument Academy Public Charter School (2016) (Washington, DC)
Educates DC's foster and at-risk youth through public boarding school.
- Multicultural Career Intern Program (MCIP) (2016) (Washington, DC)
Promotes educational experiences and a college-going culture among students.
- National Park Trust (2016) (Rockville, MD)
Preserves parks today and creates park stewards for tomorrow.
- New Futures (2016) (Washington, DC)
Helps low-income youth access scholarships and middle-skill career education.
- Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program (2016) (Clifton, VA)
Offers therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities, youth-at-risk, and recovering military.
- Offender Aid and Restoration of Arlington (OAR) (2016) (Arlington, VA)
Assists individuals returning home from incarceration and court-involved adults and youth.
- An Open Book Foundation (2016) (Washington, DC)
Brings visiting authors and gives books to disadvantaged students.
- Operation Renewed Hope Foundation (2016) (Alexandria , VA)
Mobilizes Veterans to end Veteran homelessness.
- Passion for Learning (2016) (Silver Spring, MD)
Helps disadvantaged students gain literacy, technology and college readiness skills.
- Per Scholas (2016) (Silver Spring, MD)
Combats poverty by providing IT-training in underserved communities.
- Playworks (2016) (Washington, DC)
Boosts social-emotional learning through play and physical activity.
- Rebuilding Together Montgomery County (2016) (Gaithersburg, MD)
Serves as a home repair and rehabilitation program for low-income homeowners.
- Red Wiggler Community Farm (2016) (Clarksburg, MD)
Employs individuals with disabilities and provides education for youth and adults on a local farm.
- RESET (2016) (Washington, DC)
Brings STEM professionals to PreK-8th grades to deliver hands-on science activities.
- San Miguel School (2016) (Washington, DC)
Educates Latino boys and prepares them for high school success.
- School Justice Project (2016) (Washington, DC)
Supports older court-involved youth with disabilities through special education legal services.
- Shepherd's Table (2016) (Silver Spring, MD)
Provides meals, clothing and basic services for individuals experiencing homelessness.
- Street Sense (2016) (Washington, DC)
Creates economic empowerment and artistic expression opportunities for homeless individuals.
- Teaching for Change (2016) (Washington, DC)
Develops multicultural teacher resources and meaningful family engagement strategies.
- Thrive DC (2016) (Washington, DC)
Offers services for hard-to-reach, homeless men, women, and children in the DC area.
- Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International (2016) (Washington, DC)
Provides torture survivors with employment, legal, and health services.
- The Veterans Consortium (2016) (Washington, DC)
Offers pro bono legal and other professional services to veterans.
- Washington Area Community Investment Fund (2016) (Washington, DC)
Supports economic opportunity in local underserved communities through loan funding.
- Washington Youth Garden, Friends of the National Arboretum (2016) (Washington , DC)
Encourages healthy lifestyles and environmental stewardship in low-income communities.