Creates thought-provoking, modern productions in Tysons, Virginia.
Performing, Literary, & Visual Arts
Empowers African farmers to become agricultural entrepreneurs.
Provides technology support and services exclusively to other nonprofits.
Community & Civic Engagement
Helps under-resourced youth find their voice through creative writing programs.
Youth Education & Enrichment
Champions the dignity and rights of vulnerable DC seniors.
Health, Wellness, & Senior Services
Provides high-quality adult basic education to improve lives.
Adult Literacy & Learning
Provides juvenile diversion, truancy intervention, and mediation services.
Children, Youth, & Families
Children’s theatre offering performances, educational, and outreach programs.
Connects people to nature through education, stewardship, and advocacy.
Environment & Animal Services
Provides emergency food and financial assistance in Alexandria.
Basic Needs, Food, & Housing
Supplies safe havens and growth opportunities for homeless and disadvantaged youth.
Supplies free legal services for domestic survivors of sex trafficking.
Legal Services & Justice Programs
Protects biodiversity and communities in the southwestern Amazon rainforest.
Offers pre-professional orchestral training and performances for young musicians.
Mobilizes the community to stop pollution, restore natural systems, and rebuild relationships to Anacostia River.
Offers critical emergency assistance and affordable daycare in Fairfax County.
Creates and provides evidence-based early education for under-resourced students.
Offers services for those living with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Helps Arlingtonians in need fill their pantries with food.
Provides exemplary, safety-net medical care for Arlingtonians in need.
Provides hands-on environmental education to Arlington children.
Develops affordable housing and resident services programs for Arlingtonians.
Delivers comprehensive medical care for low-income and uninsured families in Arlington.
Conducts street outreach and provides critical services to Arlington's homeless.
Offers same-day emergency assistance to cover basic needs for Arlingtonians in crisis.
Promotes sustainable lifestyle solutions through environmental education.
Provides studio/gallery space for self-taught artists with disabilities.
Nutures artists through exhibits, education, and community outreach.
Youth & Community Arts
Offers affordable art education for low-income students.
Brings culturally diverse arts programs to schools and communities.
Helps seniors experience joy and healthy aging through multi-disciplinary arts experiences.
Provides job training and community development through the arts and design.
Creates theater opportunities for people with disabilities and wounded veterans.
Empowering South Asian women to lead abuse free lives
Girls & Women
Enriches lives of Asian-American youth through education and mentoring.
Provides legal services for low-income Asian immigrants with limited English proficiency.
Mental health services for everyone regardless of ability to pay.
Bolsters upper elementary students' reading by providing supportive programs.
Presents performances, activities, and youth programs in Northeast DC.
Addresses social issues through overseas fellowships for professionals.
Inspires residents of Greater Washington to appreciate and protect their environment.
Places young adults in full-time service in antipoverty agencies.
Helps immigrants find a new start with immigration, legal, and social services.
Immigrant & Refugee Services
Offers adoption, education and support services for birth and adoptive parents and adopted children.
Supports secondary and higher education for girls in Africa.
Feeds, tutors, and mentors low-income children and youth.
Offers long-term mentoring to those in child welfare system.
Shelters and supports domestic violence victims to help them gain independence.
Volunteer rescue company providing life-saving and rescue services.
Makes good-quality used bicycles available to low-income people overseas.
Educates boys east of the Anacostia through tuition-free independent school.
Multidisciplinary arts center offering in Germantown.
Dedicated to protecting bonobos and their rainforest habitat.
Offers education, housing, and life skills programs for homeless young mothers.
Introduces dance to all ages through performances, workshops, and outreach.
Purchases and maintains community-based housing for mentally disabled persons.
Helps survivors of brain injury lead fulfilling lives.
Uses food and cooking to teach life and job skills to youth.
Welcomes children with chronic health conditions to medically managed summer camps.
Promotes healthy youth relationships and an end to dating violence.
Offers breast cancer screening and support for underinsured women.
Educates children with a variety of needs through individualized programming.
Helps homeless families become independent.
Operates early childhood education and stabilization services for homeless families.
Provides emergency and long-term services to help those in need in Fairfax County.
Immerses students in entrepreneurship training to propel them through high school and toward college.
Computer and job training program giving access to opportunity.
Life Skills, Training, & Employment
Supports homeless women in DC with housing, health, employment and education.
Helps low-income families build strong financial futures.
Defends immigrants’ rights through legal services, education and advocacy.
Brings together artists and audiences for cutting-edge contemporary performances.
Prepares low-income youth for college and career.
Mentorship & College Access
Creates arts education programming for children and adults.
Helps older adults age safely and comfortably in their own neighborhood.
Prevents homelessness in Alexandria through services, education and advocacy.
Advocates for abused and neglected children and youth.
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Offers adoption-competent mental health services that strengthen foster/adoptive families.
Provides services dedicated to the elimination of child abuse in Alexandria.
Advocates for smarter and more compassionate policies for war's civilian victims.
Improves school experience for kids through innovative teacher training.
Offers legal services, support, referral, and advocacy for Latino immigrants.
Empowers homeless with meals, case management, healthcare and encouraging potential.
Strengthens charter school governance to improve public school quality.
Educational group using lessons learned in the game of chess.
Offers education and support services to prepare students and families for success.
Empowers young singers through high-quality music education.
Offers education and community programs through a premiere symphonic chorus.
Fulfills emotional, educational, and material needs of at-risk children and mothers.
Transforms unused or underused land and create dynamic community green spaces.
Rescues adoptable dogs from overcrowded and high-kill shelters.
Offers life-changing adventures designed to empower inner-city youth.
Tutors, mentors, and role models working in underserved DC communities.
Transforms lives through dance and arts education.
Connects underserved populations with quality dance performances and educational programs.
Advocates for equitable and inclusive communities in the DC region.
Makes college attendance and completion a reality for DC students.
Helps low-income students get to and through postsecondary education.
Offers academic, emotional, social support for high-achieving, low-income 11th graders.
Feeds Fairfax County families in need through volunteer-run food pantry.
Helps families meet food needs and make healthy choices through urban farming.
Surrounds students with support, empowering them to stay in school.
Offers leadership development, advocacy, and college programming for girls and families.
Offers emergency assistance, and long-term support to help people rise out of poverty.
Focuses on helping low-income residents access healthy, local food.
Transitions families from homelessness to independence through housing and educational programming.
Provides health and human services for vulnerable of Montgomery County.
Provides housing, healthcare, and supportive services to low-income families.
Provides low-income adults with technological and life skills for careers.
Provides free mediation and conflict resolution services in Montgomery County
Gives a voice to abused and neglected children.
Provides arts education and art therapy programs in downtown Silver Spring.
Empowers at-risk youth through photography and advocacy training.
Provides support, knowledge, and skills vulnerable girls need to thrive.
Improves healthy food access with programs helping eaters and farmers.
Guides mothers and their children as they reshape their lives to overcome poverty.
Offers high-quality, compassionate healthcare to low-income adults.
Serves as a membership organization that promotes DC's arts, heritage, and culture.
Creates bridges of understanding between cultures through contemporary dance.
Provides access to dance training, arts education and enrichment opportunities.
Hosts a thriving theater, dance school and community resources.
Tackles problems affecting youth today through advocacy and community mobilization.
Advocates for systematic change in health, environmental, and education policy.
Makes arts/humanities education accessible for DC public school students.
Builds bilingual academic achievement for low-income, immigrant families.
Uses advocacy and programming to cut DC’s teen pregnancy rate in half.
Serves the LGBT community through programs, services, events, and advocacy.
Uses the power of the creative writing to help students persevere and flourish.
Alleviates financial stress on parents by providing diapers to low-income families.
Helps Latino immigrants transition from homelessness to permanent housing.
Champions healthy eating through school gardens and community outreach.
Educates the public about hunger, poverty, and obesity, and connects families with nutrition programs.
Provides high-quality legal services for low-income Washingtonians.
Uses poetry, soccer, and service-learning to inspire youth in an after-school program.
Helps charter school educators meet the needs of students with disabilities.
Sponsors construction trades, careers, and technical education.
Represents domestic violence survivors and at-risk children for free.
Dedicated to securing equality for DC residents.
Provides high quality music education to 500+ young people.
Provides safe housing for survivors of domestic violence.
Changes lives through documentary filmmaking.
Advances legal protections for victims of domestic violence.
Gives students professional experience while earning a college prep education.
Provides shelter and services for homeless families and domestic violence survivors.
Offers support for at-risk, functionally-impaired, and low-income elders.
Restores, promotes and maintains Dumbarton Oaks Park.
Transitional housing with support services for homeless families
Focuses on ecological restoration, and maintains the most comprehensive native plant garden in the region.
Empowers youth and families through education and leadership development.
Recruits and fosters the development of leaders in education.
Supports high-quality arts and academic education for DC youth.
Offers a 14-month enrichment program for rising 5th graders with potential.
Provides free and comprehensive employment law services, and advocates for workplace justice.
Cultivates economic and social empowerment for 350+ women annually.
Creates theatre for kids, by kids.
Operates literacy and mentoring programs for children.
Prevents homelessness, and re-houses those who have lost their homes.
Keeps girls safe from exploitation through compassionate care, prevention education, and survivor advocacy.
Enriches the community through vocal performance and education.
Provides court appointed volunteers to advocate for abused/neglected children.
Enhances Fairfax County Public Library programs and services.
Prepares children to enter kindergarten with age-appropriate skills, ready for success.
Helps teens in foster care find family.
Offers wraparound services for victims of domestic violence.
Empowers families to foster the development of young children through educational and support services.
Provides guidance and basic human service to help rebuild lives.
Changes lives for foster youth through safe and engaging programming.
Supports and guides low-income students to get into college and succeed.
Empowers poor in developing countries through microlending and business training.
Provides emergency food and supplies to those in need in Northern Virginia.
Fights food waste and hunger by empowering student leaders.
Helps students become proficient in reading and math through one-on-one tutoring.
Produces challenging plays from a diversity of voices that inspire discussion.
Hosts exhibits, educational programming, and annual FotoWeek festival.
Inspires formerly incarcerated youth to pursue employment and education.
Helps communities liberate themselves from slavery.
Advocates to free prisoners of conscience through law and politics.
Supports local farmers through markets, and educates public about food and environment.
Inspires business professionals to engage with local nonprofits.
Teaches life lessons through ice skating and hockey programs.
Provides prison-to-community reentry assistance for female ex-offenders.
Empowers people who are experiencing homelessness to rebuild their lives.
Grants for investigative journalists to cover the costs of reporting
Launches bright futures through self-advocacy, academic support, workforce development.
Serves as DC's original stage for Latinos and youth.
Trains underserved youth to be leaders through media creation.
Supports teen parents completing college.
Offers intensive, targeted tutoring for at-risk youth in Montgomery County.
Homeless service provider and year-round drop-in center in Georgetown.
Mentors over 2,000 pre-teen girls annually, activating confidence & competence.
Offers youth development programs for girls that include physical activity
Helps girls in Northern Virginia build confidence through physical activity.
Manages Glen Echo Park's arts programs, festivals, and facilities.
Provides youth with tools to become successful leaders in a global society.
Prevents homelessness in Fairfax County through housing and support services.
Engages local athletes to lead sports-based health/HIV prevention programs.
Engages volunteers to improve the physical condition of DC schools.
Provides health and other core services for low-income, pregnant women.
Revitalizes and replenishes high-need elementary school and classroom libraries.
Offers year-round academic intervention programming for middle school students.
Uses a holistic approach to improve graduation rates among at-risk students in Prince George’s County.
Renovates housing for the homeless in partnership with shelters.
Reduces stress and trauma through play for children experiencing homelessness.
Helps families achieve self-sufficiency and permanent housing.
Empowers homeless/low-income families to create stable homes.
Improves the everyday lives of kids in DC who are fighting cancer.
Connects children and fathers during periods of incarceration.
Closes the achievement gap for low-income students through enrichment programs.
Empowers at-risk children to succeed through comprehensive programs.
Provides free, non-medical hospice and bereavement services for adults and children.
Offers out-of-school development programs for "risk-susceptible" students Prince William County.
Develops affordable, rental and for-sale housing, and provides housing counseling.
Provides affordable independent housing for people in mental health recovery.
Provides housing and services to homeless and at-risk families.
Offers unique blend of chamber opera, cabaret, and dance.
Distributes books and provides learning opportunities for at-risk preschoolers.
Offers care and support for individuals and families living with dementia.
Offers music education for adults with cognitive, intellectual and physical disabilities.
Provides safety-net services for isolated, low-income elderly.
Offers support and community education to end domestic dating and abuse.
Provides food and safety, counseling, support groups, day care, and financial assistance to 300+ individuals.
Keeps kids learning, moving, and creating through classes, performances, and education.
Houses and cares for ill and dying homeless individuals.
Ensures dance is accessible to all through classes, concerts, and outreach.
Provides an array of support services and affordable housing for Ward 1 residents.
Jubilee Jobs: Work for sustenance, dignity and hope
Offers affordable early childhood education in a dual-language environment.
Provides high-quality legal services to low-income and impoverished immigrants in Northern Virginia.
Leverages education and knowledge to empower marginalized girls.
Serves children with disabilities through community sports and recreation.
Connects school-aged youth and families to STEM and cultural enrichment programming.
Inspires youth leadership through academics, wellness, and civic engagement.
Purchases and distributes school supplies for 19,500 kids in Fairfax and Loudoun County schools.
Empowers Asian community residents to contribute to US society.
Creates communities and homes for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Serves needs of homeless adults through a daytime community-based drop-in center.
Lambi supports economic justice, democracy and sustainable development in Haiti.
A Montessori, dual-language immersion public charter school.
Helps young people re-engage in their education in a non-traditional school environment.
Drives economic and social advancement of low-to-moderate income Latinos and area residents.
Provides educational support for PreK-12 Hispanic students and their families.
Empowers students with entrepreneurial leadership and confidence to transform communities.
DC’s oldest and largest general civil legal services program.
Helps low-income, immigrant youth learn about American civic life.
Empowers young African American males to discover their potential through art.
Offers therapeutic horseback riding lessons to people with disabilities.
Provides comprehensive programming to help people rise out of poverty.
Provides services in Montgomery County to help adults read, write, and speak English.
Empowers adults through English language training.
Provides intensive reading intervention program to improve academic outcomes for low-income children.
Offers holistic ministry and services to families in poverty.
Provides experiential learning for DC public school students.
Provides food, emergency financial assistance, youth programs and educational opportunities.
Creates libraries for vulnerable African children and youth.
Serves as HUD-approved housing counseling agency and youth mentoring organization.
Prepares students for kindergarten through quality, affordable childcare.
Aims to end hunger through food distribution, education and advocacy.
Establishes sustainable indigenous programs to help landmine affected countries.
Helps families recover from trauma and rebuild their lives to become self-sufficient.
Visual arts center providing exhibitions, education, awareness of contemporary art.
Mentors and tutors minority boys ages 12-18.
Matches DC teens with adult mentors for positive life trajectories.
Administers free primary and specialty medical care, health education and medications.
Addresses affordable housing crisis among Latino community in DC.
Prevents and corrects the conviction of innocent people.
Collaborates to end long-term homelessness in Washington.
Operates quality, low-cost health clinics across Montgomery County.
Strengthens the countywide adult English literacy network.
Promotes and protects a vibrant agricultural reserve in DC.
Educates DC's foster and at-risk youth through public boarding school.
Promotes educational experiences and a college-going culture among students.
Preserves parks today and creates park stewards for tomorrow.
Empowers children through educational, cultural and spiritual enrichment during after-school and summer programming.
Helps low-income youth access scholarships and middle-skill career education.
Brings educators and journalists together to teach critical thinking skills to students.
Offers sober housing for young men recovering from addiction.
Offers therapeutic horseback riding for people with disabilities, youth-at-risk, and recovering military.
Collects surplus of fresh food and redistributes to those in need.
Offers support services for Latinas affected by cancer.
Assists individuals returning home from incarceration and court-involved adults and youth.
Serves as safe haven and support for traumatized women in Iran.
Gives students and teachers the tools they need to improve student literacy rates.
Provides stable housing, services, and community for formerly-homeless women.
Brings visiting authors and gives books to disadvantaged students.
Mentors young men and helps them get a fresh start after juvenile incarceration.
Mobilizes Veterans to end Veteran homelessness.
Veterans & Military Families
Provides financial and community support for wounded, injured, or ill veterans.
Provides grants for extracurricular activities to children of service members.
Provides services and education to those impacted by Parkinson’s Disease
Provide medical and health care to under-served Guatemalan communities
Helps disadvantaged students gain literacy, technology and college readiness skills.
Unites writers and readers to foster a literate, creative society through public readings and education.
Combats poverty by providing IT-training in underserved communities.
Educates tomorrow's entrepreneurs in a youth-run bike shop.
Boosts social-emotional learning through play and physical activity.
Sends multicultural teams of 10 students to top colleges.
Provides services that enable the full inclusion of those with developmental differences into community life.
Protects Potomac River through conservation solutions and advocacy.
Protects public's right to clean water in the Potomac River.
Supports women's health: prenatal, perinatal, postnatal, family planning and food distribution.
Supports parents and child care providers so children can thrive.
Offers free arts programming designed to spark creativity and confidence among low-income children.
Performs home repairs that help residents preserve their independence.
Advances new leaders to strengthen communities, nonprofits and civic participation.
Develops readers and leaders by training teens to teach students in-need.
Brings literacy services and programs into shelters, domestic violence safe houses, and transitional housing.
Recruits volunteers to tutor struggling readers from low-income communities.
Serves as a home repair and rehabilitation program for low-income homeowners.
Provides free home repair/ accessibility modifications for DC’s low-income homeowners.
Employs individuals with disabilities and provides education for youth and adults on a local farm.
Brings STEM professionals to PreK-8th grades to deliver hands-on science activities.
Provides high-quality educational resources to inner city schools.
Protects and revitalizes the lands and waters of Rock Creek Park.
Gives families of critically ill children a home away from home.
Offers intervention and support services for child victims of abuse.
Helps homeless and addicted transform their lives through certified programming.
Supplies the homeless, unemployed, and hurting with resources to improve their lives.
Educates Latino boys and prepares them for high school success.
Creates a thriving community for seniors, from housing to health programming.
Stops the cycle of child abuse through education and advocacy.
Supports older court-involved youth with disabilities through special education legal services.
Provides affordable services and housing for seniors throughout Washington area.
Fosters independence and self-sufficiency, allowing seniors to age with dignity.
Serves as volunteer-based organization dedicated to life-enriching services for the elderly.
Provides meals, clothing and basic services for individuals experiencing homelessness.
Advances critical life skills of underserved youth through arts education.
Presents dynamic arts, entertainment, and spiritual events in historic DC venue.
Community based health, education, and arts organization.
Empowers LGBTQ youth through leadership development and mentorship.
Helps individuals achieve self-sufficiency by overcoming educational and employment barriers.
Brings poetry to the center of public life through readings, workshops, and events.
Provides emergency shelter and support services for homeless families with children.
Builds capacity of nonprofits through the donation of promotional films.
Creates economic empowerment and artistic expression opportunities for homeless individuals.
Prepares adults for work through intensive training and extended support.
Helps stroke survivors receive affordable therapy while rebuilding their communication skills and lives.
Enables low-income women to increase their
Fuses movement, dance, music and more into a distinct form of drama.
Protects immigrant women and girls who are fleeing gender-based violence.
Develops multicultural teacher resources and meaningful family engagement strategies.
Encourages physical and behavioral health through running.
Mobilizes Americans to thank service members through scholarships for their families.
Transforms lives through dramatic arts education for children and adults.
Promotes and represents Washington's professional theatre community.
Offers services for hard-to-reach, homeless men, women, and children in the DC area.
Provides torture survivors with employment, legal, and health services.
Addresses emotional needs of children with cancer through art therapy.
Uses classical theatre to educate, explore, and entertain.
Engages families to become effective participants in their children’s education.
Encourages informed citizenship through Capitol and Congressional history.
Provides professional skills training, paid internships, and mentoring for underserved youth.
Offers pro bono legal and other professional services to veterans.
Bridges the gap from incarceration to community.
Strengthens the Northern Virginia community through volunteerism.
Promotes bicycling as a healthy and sustainable means of transportation.
Supports economic opportunity in local underserved communities through loan funding.
Inspires appreciation for Baroque music through performance and education.
Provides English as a Second Language (ESL) to foreign-born residents.
Advances longform improv through classes and performances.
A tuition-free, academically demanding, private middle school for low-income boys.
Seeks to prevent and end homelessness through legal aid, education, and advocacy.
Reading instruction to District adults reading below a fifth grade .
Reclaims urban green spaces and revitalizes communities.
Washington Revels creates community through multicultural music, dance and drama.
Transforms lives of girls through tuition-free private education.
Enriches the community with thought-provoking plays from all eras.
Encourages healthy lifestyles and environmental stewardship in low-income communities.
Offers counseling, support, and crisis response for those of all ages affected by trauma and loss.
Offers comprehensive support for individuals lifting themselves out of poverty.
Provides holistic experiential learning, youth leadership, and life skills development.
Makes mental health counseling accessible to all.
Supports women, girls, and families living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS.
Produces daring plays from innovative artists.
Gives people opportunities to hone writing skills and share their stories.
Presents thrilling, visceral, new American theatre for DC residents.
Makes daily life more manageable for wounded service members and their families.
Helps at-risk girls transition successfully from adolescence to young adulthood.
Teaches students to express themselves through playwriting and performance.