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Nonprofit Neighborhood Guide: East of the River

Nonprofit Neighborhood Guide

East of the River

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Alliance of Concerned Men

Youth crime and violence intervention/prevention

AppleTree Institute

Early education for under-resourced students

Anacostia Playhouse

Theater performances, exhibitions, and instruction in an under-served neighborhood

Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys

Tuition-free, independent school

Building Bridges Across the River

Reducing inequities through community collaboration

Calvary Women’s Services

Supports homeless women through housing, health, employment, and education

Community Services Foundation

Community service programs for residents living in managed communities


DC Creative Writing Workshop

Creative writing program for under-served youth

East of the River Steelband

Providing music education, youth development, & cultural education

Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena

Athletic and educational programming for young people

Fihankra Akoma Ntoaso

Changes lives for foster youth through safe and engaging programming

Healthy Babies Project

Health services & core needs for low-income, pregnant teens and women

Life Pieces to Masterpieces

Uses artistic expression to prepare African American boys & young men to transform their lives and communities

Project Create

Creative youth development for children experiencing homelessness & poverty

Mamatoto Village

Holistic maternal health & wellness for expectant mothers


Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Providing legal services to low-income residents

Samaritan Ministry

Supporting, coaching, & training our unhoused/unemployed neighbors

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

Illuminates the power of local communities toward an equitable future

Southeast Ministry

Helps individuals achieve self-sufficiency by overcoming educational & employment barriers

The Safe Sisters Circle

Provides culturally responsive legal services to Wards 7 and 8

Urban Ed

Transforms lives through information technology and skill development

Washington School for Girls

Transforms lives of girls through tuition-free private education

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