Catalogue Class of 2009-10


As we celebrate our 16th year, the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington is proud to announce the Class of 2018-19. Each of these nonprofits has been chosen, from 200+ applications, as "one of the best" local nonprofits in the region.

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  1. 1st Stage (2020) (Tysons, VA)

  2. 826DC (2020) (Washington, DC)

  3. A-SPAN (Arlington Street People's Assistance Network) (2009) (Arlington, VA)
    A low-barrier homeless services provider serving street homeless people

  4. The Abramson Scholarship Foundation (2019) (Washington, DC)

  5. Academy of Hope Adult Public Charter School (2019) (Washington, DC)

  6. Access Youth (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Restorative justice programming to reduce truancy and suspensions.

  7. Adoptions Together (2020) (Calverton, MD)

  8. Adventure Theatre (2009) (Glen Echo, MD)
    Region's oldest children's theater offering performances, education, and outreach programs

  9. Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (2009) (Baltimore, MD)
    Healing services for torture survivors.

  10. African Continuum Theatre Company (2009) (Washington, DC)
    ACTCo--the only professional African-American theater company in Washington DC.

  11. Alexandria Seaport Foundation (2009) (Alexandria, VA)
    Providing contextual, job-based GED program to at-risk youths

  12. Alexandria Symphony Orchestra (2009) (Alexandria, VA)
    Vibrant, innovative performing arts group engaging under-served audiences

  13. Alice Ferguson Foundation (2018) (Accokeek, MD)
    Connecting people to nature through education, stewardship, and advocacy.

  14. ALIVE! (2019) (Alexandria, VA)

  15. Amara Legal Center (2020) (Washington, DC)

  16. Amazon Conservation Association (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Conservation organization protecting biodiversity and communities in southwestern Amazon rainforest

  17. American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras (2019) (Annandale, VA)

  18. Anacostia Watershed Society (2019) (Bladensburg, MD)

  19. The Andrew Keegan Theatre (2020) (Washington, DC)

  20. Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2020) (Arlington, VA)

  21. Annandale Christian Community for Action (ACCA) (2009) (Annandale, VA)
    Faith-based collaborative meeting the needs of vulnerable neighbors, regardless of religious affiliation

  22. * AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation (Washington, DC)

  23. The Arc of Northern Virginia (2018) (Falls Church, VA)
    Advocacy and services for those living with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

  24. Arlington Free Clinic (2020) (Arlington, VA)

  25. * Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (2018) (Arlington, VA)
    Providing housing and supporting resident services to lower-income neighbors.

  26. Arlington Pediatric Center (2019) (Arlington, VA)

  27. Arlington Thrive (2019) (Arlington, VA)

  28. Armed Services Arts Partnership (2020) (Alexandria, VA)

  29. Art Enables (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Vocational program and art gallery for artists with disabilities.

  30. * The Art League (2018) (Alexandria, VA)
    Semi-professional, regional visual arts education for youth, adults, and the community.

  31. Art Works Studio School (2019) (Hyattsville, MD)

  32. Artivate (2018) (Silver Spring, MD)
    Arts education outreach bringing artists to people where they are.

  33. Arts on the Block (2020) (Silver Spring, MD)

  34. Arts for the Aging (2020) (Rockville, MD)

  35. ArtStream, Inc. (2009) (Bethesda, MD)
    Artists taking programs into communities under-served by the arts.

  36. ASHA for Women (Asian Women's Self Help Association) (2009) (Rockville, MD)
    Empowers South Asian women to live free of abuse

  37. Asian American LEAD (2018) (Washington, DC)
    After school and summer mentoring programs targeting low-income Asian American youth.

  38. Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center (2020) (Washington, DC)

  39. Aspire! Afterschool Learning (2020) (Arlington, VA)

  40. AsylumWorks (2020) (Washington, DC)

  41. Atlas Performing Arts Center (2019) (Washington, DC)

  42. * Audubon Naturalist Society (2020) (Chevy Chase, MD)

  43. * Ayuda (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Legal, social, and interpretation services for low-income immigrants.

  44. Culmore Clinic (2020) (Falls Church, VA)

  45. The Barker Foundation (2009) (Bethesda, MD)
    Nonprofit adoption agency providing comprehensive adoption, education, and support services

  46. BEACON for Adult Literacy (2020) (Bristow, VA)

  47. Beacon House (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Closing the academic achievement gap for youth in Ward 5.

  48. Best Buddies Capital Region (2018) (Falls Church, VA)
    Creating inclusion opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  49. BEST Kids, Inc. (2019) (Washington, DC)

  50. Bethesda Cares (2019) (Bethesda, MD)

  51. Bethesda Chevy Chase Rescue Squad (2009) (Bethesda, MD)
    Emergency medical, fire, and rescue squad

  52. Bishop John T Walker School for Boys (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Tuition-free independent school located east of the Anacostia River.

  53. Black Swan Academy (2020) (Washington, DC)

  54. Bowen McCauley Dance Company (2019) (Arlington, VA)

  55. The Brain Foundation (2020) (Springfield, VA)

  56. Brain Injury Services (2020) (Springfield, VA)

  57. Brainy Camps Association (2019) (Washington, DC)

  58. Break the Cycle (2019) (Washington, DC)

  59. Bridges to Independence (2018) (Arlington, VA)
    Helping families overcome homelessness and achieve stable, independent futures.

  60. * Bright Beginnings (Washington, DC)

  61. Britepaths (2020) (Fairfax, VA)

  62. BroadFutures (2019) (Washington, DC)

  63. Building Bridges Across the River (2019) (Washington, DC)

  64. Byte Back (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Free tech training and career services for low-income adults.

  65. Calvary Women's Services (2020) (Washington, DC)

  66. Capital Area Asset Building Corporation (2019) (Washington, DC)

  67. * Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Defending immigrants' rights through legal services, education and advocacy.

  68. Capital Fringe (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Festival that brings together artists and audiences for cutting-edge contemporary performances

  69. Capital Partners for Education (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Mentoring and college/career readiness for low-income DC-area students.

  70. CapitalBop (2019) (Washington, DC)

  71. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Building community through the arts.

  72. Capitol Hill Village (2019) (Washington, DC)

  73. Carpe Diem Arts (2018) (Silver Spring, MD)
    Building community and celebrating diversity through visual, literary and performing arts.

  74. Carpenter's Shelter (2009) (Alexandria, VA)
    Services, education, and advocacy to end and prevent homelessness

  75. CASA for Children of DC (2020) (Washington, DC)

  76. Casa Ruby (2020) (Washington, DC)

  77. * Center for Adoption Support and Education (C.A.S.E.) (2020) (Burtonsville, MD)

  78. Central American Resource Center (2020) (Washington, DC)

  79. Charlie's Place at St. Margaret's (2020) (Washington, DC)

  80. The Child & Family Network Centers (2018) (Alexandria, VA)
    Free early education and family services for at risk youth.

  81. Aspire Counseling (2018) (Gaithersburg, MD)
    Mental health/wellness for everyone, regardless of ability to pay.

  82. Children's Chorus of Washington (2019) (Washington, DC)

  83. The Choral Arts Society of Washington (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Symphonic chorus with award-winning education and community programs

  84. Christ House (2020) (Washington, DC)

  85. City Dogs Rescue (2019) (Washington, DC)

  86. City Kids Wilderness Project (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Academic and life success through empowerment and outdoor adventure.

  87. City Wildlife, Inc. (2019) (Washington, DC)

  88. CityDance (2019) (Washington, DC)

  89. Collective Action for Safe Spaces (2019) (Washington, DC)

  90. College Bound (2019) (Washington, DC)

  91. College Bound (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Mentorship and college access program for Washington-area students.

  92. College Tribe (2019) (Washington , DC)

  93. CollegeTracks (2018) (Bethesda, MD)
    Helping low-income students get to and through postsecondary education.

  94. Collegiate Directions, Inc (2009) (Bethesda, MD)
    College readiness, access, and retention program for low-income, first-generation-to-college students

  95. Common Good City Farm (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Growing food, educating, and serving the community.

  96. Common Threads (2018) (Largo, MD)
    Cooking and nutrition education provider for underserved kids and families.

  97. Communities In Schools of the Nation's Capital (2020) (Washington, DC)

  98. Community Advocates for Family & Youth (2018) (Capitol Heights, MD)
    Helping to embrace, educate, and empower those affected by crime.

  99. Community Bridges (2019) (Silver Spring, MD)

  100. Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Community-based organization helping homeless adults rebuild their lives

  101. Community Forklift (2020) (Hyattsville, MD)

  102. Community Legal Services of Prince George's County (2019) (Greenbelt, MD)

  103. Community Lodgings (2020) (Alexandria, VA)

  104. Community Ministries of Rockville (2018) (Rockville, MD)
    Providing health and human services for Montgomery County's most vulnerable residents.

  105. * Community of Hope (2020) (Washington, DC)

  106. Computer CORE (2020) (Falls Church , VA)

  107. Computer CORE (2009) (Alexandria, VA)
    Job-readiness training in computer and lifeskills for low-income adults

  108. Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County (2020) (Bethesda, MD)

  109. Court Watch Montgomery (2019) (Silver Spring, MD)

  110. CREATE Arts Center (2018) (Silver Spring, MD)
    Inspiring creativity to advance personal development and well-being.

  111. CREATE Arts Center (2019) (Silver Spring, MD)

  112. CREATE Arts Center (2020) (Silver Spring, MD)

  113. Creative Cauldron (2019) (Falls Church, VA)

  114. Critical Exposure (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Empowering at-risk youth through photography and advocacy training

  115. Crossroads Community Food Network (2018) (Takoma Park, MD)
    Building a healthier, more inclusive, local food system.

  116. The DC Policy Center (2019) (Washington, DC)

  117. The Dance Institute of Washington, Inc. (2019) (Washington, DC)

  118. Dance Place (2020) (Washington, DC)

  119. DC - MD Justice For Our Neighbors (2019) (Rockville, MD)

  120. DC Affordable Law Firm (2020) (Washington, DC)

  121. DC Alliance of Youth Advocates (2019) (Washington, DC)

  122. DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative (2019) (Washington, DC)

  123. * DC Bilingual Public Charter School (2018) (WASHINGTON, DC)
    Charter school ensuring high academic achievement in dual-language setting.

  124. DC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Cutting DC's teen pregnancy rate in half by 2015

  125. DC Greens (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Advancing food justice in the nation's capital.

  126. DC Hunger Solutions (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Working to improve the nutrition of low-income District residents.

  127. DC Law Students In Court Program (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Free, high-quality legal services provider for low-income Washingtonians

  128. DC LEARNs (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Washington DC's child, family, and adult literacy coalition

  129. DC Rape Crisis Center (2020) (Washington, DC)

  130. DC SAFE (Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment) (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Ensuring safety and self-determination for domestic violence survivors in DC.

  131. DC SCORES (2009) (Washington, DC)
    After-school program using poetry, soccer, and service-learning to inspire youth

  132. DC Special Education Cooperative (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Preparing students with disabilities for post-secondary success.

  133. Anacostia Playhouse (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Theater performances, exhibitions, and instruction in an under-served neighborhood.

  134. DC Youth Orchestra Program (2020) (Washington, DC)

  135. DCist (2019) (Washington , DC)

  136. DAWN (2019) (Washington, DC)

  137. The Delaplaine Arts Center (2009) (Frederick, MD)
    Community visual arts experiences through courses, exhibits, programs, and trips

  138. Destiny, Power & Purpose (2020) (Temple Hills, MD)

  139. District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH) (2019) (Washington, DC)

  140. District of Columbia Students Construction Trades Foundation (2019) (Washington, DC)

  141. Do the Write Thing Foundation of DC (2018) (Washington, DC)
    After-school and summer arts enrichment in Wards 7 and 8.

  142. Docs In Progress (2018) (Silver Spring, MD)
    Changing lives through documentary film.

  143. Dog Tag Inc. (2019) (Washington, DC)

  144. * Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School (Tacoma Park, Ma)

  145. Doorways for Women and Families (2009) (Arlington, VA)
    Shelter and services for homeless families and domestic violence survivors

  146. The Downtown Cluster's Geriatric Day Care Center (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Daycare center offering frail, at-risk seniors therapeutic and supportive services

  147. Dream Project (2018) (Arlington, VA)
    Mentoring and scholarships to empower undocumented students to attend college.

  148. Dreaming Out Loud (2019) (Washington, DC)

  149. Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy (2019) (Washington, DC)

  150. The Dwelling Place (2018) (Germantown, MD)
    Housing services for formerly homeless families.

  151. The Dwelling Place (2009) (Gaithersburg, MD)
    Transitional housing with support services for homeless families

  152. The Dwelling Place (2020) (Montgomery Village, MD)

  153. Earth Sangha (2009) (Fairfax, VA)
    Buddhist environmental group focused on ecological restoration

  154. ECO City Farms (2019) (Riverdale, MD)

  155. Edu-Futuro (2019) (Arlington, VA)

  156. The Ellington Fund (2019) (Washington, DC)

  157. Encore Stage & Studio (2018) (Arlington, VA)
    Theatre by kids, for kids.

  158. Encore Stage & Studio (2019) (Arlington, VA)

  159. Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital (2020) (Washington, DC)

  160. Everybody Wins! DC (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Promoting children's literacy through shared reading experiences with a mentor.

  161. FACETS (2009) (Fairfax, VA)
    Supportive housing, counseling, and emergency and transitional services for homeless, low-income people

  162. * FACETS Cares (2020) (Fairfax, VA)

  163. Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) (2019) (Fairfax, VA)

  164. Fairfax Library Foundation (2020) (Fairfax, VA)

  165. Fairfax Symphony Orchestra (2009) (Fairfax, VA)
    Concerts and educational programs in Northern Virginia

  166. Falls Church-McLean Children's Center (2018) (Falls Church, VA)
    Early childhood education program serving low-income, working families.

  167. Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education, Inc. (2020) (Bowie, MD)

  168. Family & Youth Initiative (2019) (Washington, DC)

  169. Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County (2009) (Brentwood, MD)
    Domestic violence service provider

  170. The Family Place (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Serves as community center for expectant parents and families with young children.

  171. The Father McKenna Center (2020) (Washington, DC)

  172. Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC (2020) (Washington, DC)

  173. The Federated Charities Corporation of Frederick (2020) (Frederick, MD)

  174. Fellowship Square (2019) (Reston, VA)

  175. Fihankra Akoma Ntoaso (FAN) (2019) (Washington, DC)

  176. First Generation College Bound (2018) (Laurel, MD)
    College access services to low income underrepresented youth.

  177. First Generation College Bound (2019) (Laurel, MD)

  178. First Tee of Greater Washington, DC (2020) (Washington, DC)

  179. Food for Others (2018) (Fairfax, VA)
    Providing free food to neighbors in need in Northern Virginia.

  180. Food Recovery Network (2020) (Washington , DC)

  181. For Love of Children (2020) (Washington , DC)

  182. Frederick Children's Chorus (2019) (Woodsboro, MD)

  183. Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop (2019) (Washington, DC)

  184. Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Athletic and educational programming for young people in DC.

  185. Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Ice skating rink providing free programs for disadvantaged youth

  186. Friends of Greenbelt Theatre (2018) (Greenbelt, MD)
    Independent movie theater offering diverse programs for all our communities.

  187. Friends of Guest House (2019) (Alexandria, VA)

  188. Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (2020) (Washington, DC)

  189. Washington Youth Garden (2020) (Washington, DC)

  190. Fund for Investigative Journalism (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Supporting independent investigative journalism through grants, fellowships, and mentorships.

  191. Future Link (2019) (Rockville, MD)

  192. GALA Hispanic Theatre (2020) (Washington, DC)

  193. Gandhi Brigade Youth Media (2019) (Silver Spring, MD)

  194. Generation Hope (2018) (Washington , DC)
    College completion and pre-k services for teen parents and children.

  195. BlackRock Center for the Arts (2020) (Germantown, MD)

  196. Girls Inc of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Preparing girls to be healthy, educated, and independent women.

  197. Girls on the Run - DC (2020) (Washington, DC)

  198. Girls on the Run NOVA (2019) (Fairfax, VA)

  199. Girls on the Run of Montgomery County, MD (2020) (Rockville, MD)

  200. Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services (2018) (Alexandria, VA)
    Affordable housing provider for low-income working families

  201. The Grassroot Project (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Training athletes to be health educators for teens.

  202. GUH Kids Mobile Medical Clinic (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Mobile "medical home" providing comprehensive health services to vulnerable children

  203. Hands on DC (2009) (Washington, DC)
    All-volunteer organization that improves DC public schools

  204. Healthy Babies Project (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Health services, core needs for low-income, pregnant DC teens and women.

  205. Heart of America Foundation (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Programs that promote literacy and volunteerism

  206. Heartly House (2019) (Frederick, MD)

  207. HER Resiliency Center (2020) (Washington, DC)

  208. Hero Dogs, Inc. (2019) (Brookeville, MD)

  209. Higher Achievement (2019) (Washington, DC)

  210. HomeAid Northern Virginia (2020) (Chantilly, VA)

  211. Homeless Children's Playtime Project (2019) (Washington, DC)

  212. Hope and a Home (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Empowering homeless/low-income families to create stable homes.

  213. Hope and a Home (2019) (Washington, DC)

  214. Hope Connections for Cancer Support (2018) (Bethesda, MD)
    Free cancer programs providing emotional support, education, wellness, and hope.

  215. Hope House DC (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Helping children and their incarcerated fathers build stronger bonds.

  216. Horizons Greater Washington (2020) (Washington, DC)

  217. Horton's Kids (2020) (Washington, DC)

  218. Hospice Caring (2009) (Gaithersburg, MD)
    Free, non-medical hospice and bereavement services for adults/children

  219. The House Student Leadership Center (2018) (Woodbridge, VA)
    Out-of-school time initiatives for pre-teens and teens.

  220. Housing Unlimited (2019) (Silver Spring, MD)

  221. * Housing Up (2020) (Washington , DC)

  222. Inner City-Inner Child (2020) (Washington, DC)

  223. Insight Memory Care Center (2018) (Fairfax, VA)
    Alzheimer's and dementia adult day health and education/resource center.

  224. InterAct Story Theatre Education Association (2019) (Wheaton , MD)

  225. interPLAY Orchestra (2020) (Bethesda, MD)

  226. * Iona Senior Services (2020) (Washington, DC)

  227. Jane Franklin Dance (2009) (Arlington, VA)
    Jane Franklin Dance partners with other artists and community participants.

  228. Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse (2018) (Rockville, MD)
    Providing support, education, and prevention to end domestic/dating abuse.

  229. Jews United for Justice (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Community organizing group mobilizes Jews for area-wide social justice campaigns

  230. Joe's Movement Emporium/World Arts Focus (2009) (Mount Rainier, MD)
    Arts organization dedicated to world performance traditions and community performance opportunities

  231. Joseph's House (2019) (Washington, DC)

  232. Josh Anderson Foundation (2018) (Vienna, VA)
    Suicide prevention resources and support for teens.

  233. Joy of Motion Dance Center (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Dance education center for all ages, levels, and backgrounds

  234. * Jubilee Housing (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Providing affordable housing and programming to residents of Ward 1.

  235. Jubilee Jobs (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Providing compassionate, skilled job placement and ongoing support

  236. Jubilee JumpStart (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Quality, affordable early childhood education in a dual language environment.

  237. KEEN Greater DC (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now) (2018) (Bethesda, MD)
    Free, one-to-one exercise programs for young people with disabilities.

  238. KID Museum (2020) (Bethesda, MD)

  239. Kid Power (2019) (Washington, DC)

  240. Kids In Need Distributors, Inc. (2019) (Bethesda, MD)

  241. L'Arche Greater Washington, D.C. (2020) (Washington, DC)

  242. Land and Cultural Preservation Fund - DBA Friends of Frederick County (2009) (Frederick, MD)
    environmental group preserving natural resources and enhancing the rural economy

  243. Language ETC (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Volunteer-driven program providing English and other classes to adult immigrants

  244. The Latino Student Fund (2019) (Washington, DC)

  245. LAYC Career Academy Public Charter School (2020) (Washington , DC)

  246. LearnServe International (2019) (Washington, DC)

  247. * Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia (2018) (Washington, DC)
    General civil legal services for DC residents living in poverty.

  248. Liberty's Promise (2020) (Alexandria, VA)

  249. LIFT-DC (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Empowering families to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.

  250. Literacy Council of Frederick County (2019) (Frederick, MD)

  251. Literacy Council of Montgomery County (2009) (Rockville, MD)
    Services to help adults read, write, and speak English

  252. Literacy Council of Northern Virginia (2019) (Falls Church, VA)

  253. Little Friends for Peace (2018) (Mt. Rainier, MD)
    Responding to personal & systemic violence with tested peace-building skills.

  254. Little Lights Urban Ministries (2019) (Washington, DC)

  255. Live It Learn It (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Closing the achievement gap, one field experience at a time.

  256. Liz Lerman Dance Exchange (2009) (Takoma Park, MD)
    Dance company that creates, performs, teaches, and engages the community in artmaking

  257. Lorton Community Action Center (2019) (Lorton, VA)

  258. LAWS (Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter) (2019) (Leesburg, VA)

  259. Loudoun Hunger Relief (2018) (Leesburg, VA)
    Feeding the hungry of Loudoun County, Virginia.

  260. Lucky Dog Animal Rescue (2018) (Arlington, VA)
    Using a customized adoption process to find loving homes for dogs and cats.

  261. Main Street Child Development Center (2020) (Fairfax, VA)

  262. Main Street Connect (2020) (Rockville, MD)

  263. Mamatoto Village (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Holistic maternal health and wellness programs for expectant mothers.

  264. Manna Food Center (2018) (Gaithersburg, MD)
    The main Food Bank serving Montgomery County.

  265. Many Languages One Voice (2020) (Washington, DC)

  266. Mary House (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Helping families in need become self-sufficient

  267. Maryland Youth Ballet (2009) (Silver Spring, MD)
    A pre-professional classical ballet training academy for young dancers.

  268. McLean Project for the Arts (2018) (McLean, VA)
    Exhibiting, educating and inspiring residents through contemporary art.

  269. McLean Project for the Arts (2019) (McLean, VA)

  270. Mentoring Today (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Mentoring service for youth returning to DC from juvenile incarceration

  271. Mentors, Inc (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Youth mentoring for career/STEM exploration leading to 21st century employment opportunities.

  272. Mentors, Inc (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Providing mentors to youth attending DC public high schools

  273. Mercy Health Clinic (2018) (Gaithersburg, MD)
    Primary and specialty outpatient healthcare for the medically underserved.

  274. Mi Casa (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Preserves affordable housing to support and strengthen healthy, diverse neighborhoods.

  275. Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project (2019) (Washington, DC)

  276. Mikva Challenge DC (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Develops youth to be empowered, informed, and active citizens.

  277. * Miriam's Kitchen (2020) (Washington, DC)

  278. Mobile Hope (2018) (Leesburg, VA)
    Improving the lives of precariously housed and homeless youth.

  279. * Mobile Medical Care (2018) (Bethesda, MD)
    Primary healthcare for over 4,000 low-income individuals annually.

  280. Mobile Medical Care, Inc. (2019) (Bethesda, MD)

  281. Montgomery Countryside Alliance (2019) (Poolesville, MD)

  282. Montgomery County Coalition for Adult English Literacy (2020) (Rockville, MD)

  283. Mosaic Theater Company of DC (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Theater company with a focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and community engagement.

  284. Dance Loft on 14/MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet (2020) (Washington, DC)

  285. Multicultural Career Intern Program (MCIP) (2020) (Washington, DC)

  286. Multicultural Community Service (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Encouraging, promoting, and facilitating broad and inclusive civic engagement.

  287. The MusicianShip (2019) (Washington, DC)

  288. My Sister's Place (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Provides shelter and services to victims of domestic violence.

  289. NAMI Montgomery County (2019) (Rockville, MD)

  290. NAMI Prince George's County, MD (2020) (New Carrollton, MD)

  291. National Park Trust (2009) (Rockville, MD)
    Environmental organization preserving America's parklands and reconnecting kids to nature

  292. National Philharmonic (2009) (North Bethesda, MD)
    Presenter of high-quality music concerts and education programs for the widest possible audience

  293. Neighborhood Legal Services Program of the District of Columbia (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Providing legal services to low-income DC residents.

  294. New Futures (2020) (Washington, DC)

  295. New Partners Community Solar (2020) (Washington , DC)

  296. The News Literacy Project (2019) (Washington, DC)

  297. Newton Marasco Foundation (2009) (McLean, VA)
    Organization dedicated to inspiring the next generation of environmental stewards

  298. NextStop Theatre Company (2019) (Herndon, VA)

  299. Nick's Place (2018) (Millsboro, DE)
    Recovery home and life management programs for young men.

  300. The Nonprofit Village Center (2020) (Rockville, MD)

  301. Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program (2020) (Clifton, VA)

  302. The Northwest Center (2020) (Washington, DC)

  303. Northwest Neighbors Village (2020) (Washington , DC)

  304. Nourish Now (2019) (Rockville, MD)

  305. NOVA ScriptsCentral (2018) (Burke, VA)
    Nonprofit pharmacy providing life-saving medications for uninsured patients in Virginia.

  306. OAR of Arlington, Alexandria and Falls Church (2020) (Arlington, VA)

  307. One Common Unity (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Empowering youth through the transformative power of the arts.

  308. One Ministries UNIQUE Learning Center (2009) (Washington, DC)
    After-school, summer programs providing academic enrichment, cultural development, moral guidance.

  309. Open Arms Housing (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Helping formerly homeless women obtain and maintain permanent housing.

  310. An Open Book Foundation (2020) (Washington, DC)

  311. Operation Renewed Hope Foundation (2020) (Alexandria, VA)

  312. Operation Second Chance (2019) (Germantown, MD)

  313. Our Daily Bread (2009) (Fairfax, VA)
    Emergency assistance to struggling families in the Fairfax County area

  314. Our Military Kids (2019) (McLean, VA)

  315. Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area (2018) (Silver Spring, MD)
    Programs and services for people facing Parkinson's.

  316. Passion for Learning (2020) (Silver Spring, MD)

  317. PAVE Inc. (2019) (Washington, DC)

  318. Peace of Mind (2020) (Washington, DC)

  319. Per Scholas National Capital Region (NCR) (2020) (Silver Spring, MD)

  320. The Phoenix Project (2009) (Springfield, VA)
    We educate and engage social entrepreneurs to revitalize distressed communities

  321. A Place To Be (2018) (Middleburg, VA)
    Music therapy for people with disability, medical, or life challenges.

  322. Playworks Mid-Atlantic (2020) (Washington, D)

  323. Pointless Theatre Company (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Multi-disciplinary, puppet-based theatre company exciting a passion for adventurous art.

  324. The Posse Foundation (2018) (Washington, DC)
    College access and leadership program for high school students.

  325. Potomac Conservancy (2009) (Silver Spring, MD)
    Environmental group seeking to protect the Potomac River and its tributaries

  326. Potomac Riverkeeper Network (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Protecting and defending the Potomac River.

  327. Pregnancy Aid Centers -- A Clinic for Women and Children (2009) (College Park, MD)
    Prenatal and health clinic for women and newborns in need

  328. President Lincoln's Cottage (2019) (Washington, DC)

  329. Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington (2019) (Washington, DC)

  330. Prince George's Child Resource Center (2018) (Largo, MD)
    Supports parents and child care providers so children can thrive.

  331. Prince William Area Free Clinic (2018) (Woodbridge, VA)
    Free medical clinic serving low-income, uninsured patients.

  332. Prince William Conservation Alliance (2018) (Woodbridge, VA)
    Inspiring action and working together to create sustainable communities for all.

  333. Progressive Maryland (2019) (Largo, MD)

  334. Project Change (2018) (Olney, MD)
    Students achieving positive change in themselves and their community.

  335. Project Change (2009) (Olney, MD)
    Youth/adult partnership organization devoted to community service.

  336. Project Create (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Free arts programming to homeless children in Washington, DC

  337. Protect Our Defenders (2018) (McLean, VA)
    Assistance and advocacy for victims of military sexual trauma.

  338. Public Allies Washington, DC (2019) (Washington, DC)

  339. Rainbow Families (2019) (Washington, DC)

  340. The Reading Connection (2009) (Arlington, VA)
    Homeless and transitional literacy programs for local children and families

  341. Reading Partners (2019) (Washington, DC)

  342. Real Food for Kids (2018) (Great Falls, VA)
    Advocates for improving school food/educating students on healthy choices.

  343. Rebuilding Together DC Alexandria (2020) (Alexandria, VA)

  344. Rebuilding Together Montgomery County (2020) (Gaithersburg , MD)

  345. Red Wiggler Community Farm (2020) (Germantown, MD)

  346. Resources to Inspire Students and Educators (RISE) (2018) (WASHINGTON, DC)
    Helps underserved, low-income DC youth achieve academic and career success

  347. Rising for Justice (2020) (Washington, DC)

  348. Rock Creek Conservancy (2019) (Bethesda, MD)

  349. Rock Recovery (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Unique and holistic eating disorder recovery services and community education.

  350. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC (2019) (Washington, DC)

  351. RugMark Foundation USA (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Inspections and labeling to stop child servitude in carpet production

  352. * Safe Shores - The DC Children's Advocacy Center (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Provides services to child victims of abuse in Washington, DC.

  353. * Samaritan Inns (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Provides housing, treatment, and recovery services to homeless/at-risk individuals.

  354. Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Supporting, coaching, training our unhoused/unemployed neighbors to reach their goals.

  355. Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Helping homeless people and others find jobs, housing, needed services

  356. San Miguel School (2020) (Washington, DC)

  357. SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) of Northern Virginia (2018) (Alexandria, VA)
    Child abuse prevention through public/parent education and child advocacy.

  358. ScholarCHIPS, Inc. (2019) (Washington, DC)

  359. School Justice Project (2020) (Washington, DC)

  360. * Seabury Resources for Aging (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Providing services and housing options for vulnerable older adults.

  361. Second Story (2019) (Vienna, VA)

  362. SEED SPOT (2020) (Washington, DC)

  363. Shelter House (2009) (Falls Church, VA)
    Providing shelter and services to homeless families

  364. Shepherd's Table (2020) (Silver Spring, MD)

  365. Shout Mouse Press (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Writing program and publishing house for unheard voices.

  366. Silver Spring Interfaith Housing Coalition (2009) (Silver Spring, MD)
    Transitional and permanent supportive housing program serving homeless and low-income people

  367. Silver Spring Village (2019) (Silver Spring, MD)

  368. Sitar Arts Center (2019) (Washington, DC)

  369. * Sixth & I Historic Synagogue (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Meaningful cultural programs in an inspired community setting.

  370. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts (2019) (Washington, DC)

  371. SMYAL (2020) (Washington, DC)

  372. Solutions in Hometown Connections (2020) (College Park, MD)

  373. Southeast Ministry (2019) (Washington, DC)

  374. Special Olympics District of Columbia (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Sports programs for people with intellectual disabilities.

  375. Spend Yourself Food Pantry, Columbia Baptist Church (2019) (Falls Church, VA)

  376. Stepping Stones Shelter (2018) (Rockville, MD)
    Emergency shelter for homeless families with children in Montgomery County.

  377. Story Tapestries (2018) (Germantown, MD)
    Using the arts to power literacy, create understanding, and building community.

  378. Street Sense Media (2020) (Washington, DC)

  379. STRIVE DC (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Employment program transforming the lives of disadvantaged people in Washington, DC

  380. Stroke Comeback Center (2018) (Vienna, VA)
    Support programs for stroke and brain-trauma survivors.

  381. Stroke Comeback Center (2019) (Vienna, VA)

  382. Suited for Change (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Providing professional attire and job-readiness support.

  383. Sunflower Bakery (2018) (Gaithersburg, MD)
    Skilled job training and employment for individuals with learning differences.

  384. Synetic Theater (2018) (Arlington, VA)
    Movement-focused theater offering performances, education, and free community programs.

  385. Synetic Theater (2019) (Arlington, VA)

  386. * Tahirih Justice Center (2018) (Falls Church, VA)
    Protecting immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence.

  387. Tahirih Justice Center (2009) (Falls Church, VA)
    Protecting immigrant women and girls who are fleeing gender-based violence

  388. Teaching for Change (2020) (Washington, DC)

  389. Teens Run DC (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Youth mentoring and distance running program for underserved DC youth.

  390. Teens Run DC (2019) (Washington, DC)

  391. ThanksUSA (2019) (McLean, VA)

  392. The Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Award-winning provider of theatre education for children, teens, and adults.

  393. Thrive DC (2020) (Washington, DC)

  394. Through The Kitchen Door International (2009) (Chevy Chase, MD)
    Life and employment skills training that transforms trainees' lives

  395. Together We Bake (2018) (Alexandria, VA)
    Job training and personal development program for women in need.

  396. Tracy's Kids (2019) (Bethesda, MD)

  397. Traveling Players Ensemble (2019) (Great Falls, VA)

  398. Turning the Page (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Providing resources to support DC public school students and families

  399. Tzedek DC (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Safeguarding the rights of low-income DC families facing debt-related crises.

  400. * United States Capitol Historical Society (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Enhancing and perpetuating the history and heritage of the US Capitol.

  401. Urban Alliance (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Facilitating year-long professional internship opportunities for at-risk youth

  402. * Urban Alliance (2020) (Washington, DC)

  403. Us Helping Us, People Into Living (2009) (Washington, DC)
    AIDS service organization reducing HIV/AIDS in the black community

  404. The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program (2020) (Washington, DC)

  405. Visitors' Services Center (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Direct services for inmates while incarcerated and for ex-offenders upon release

  406. Voices for a Second Chance (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Serving justice-involved citizens pre- and post-release.

  407. Volunteer Fairfax (2019) (Fairfax, VA)

  408. * The Heart of America Foundation (2018) (Landover, MD)
    Transforming spaces into modern learning environments.

  409. Wanda Alston Foundation (2019) (Washington, DC)

  410. Washington Area Bicyclist Association (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Advocacy, outreach, and education for better bicycling for everyone.

  411. Washington Area Community Investment Fund (2020) (Washington, DC)

  412. Washington Bach Consort (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Professional baroque ensemble serving residents of all ages in DC.

  413. Washington Improv Theater (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Longform improvisational theater company offering classes and performances.

  414. * Washington Jesuit Academy (2020) (Washington, DC)

  415. Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Legal services organization seeking justice for individuals who are homeless

  416. The Washington Literacy Center (2018) (Washington, DC)
    Literacy and workforce training for adults.

  417. Washington Parks & People (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Grassroots land reclamation and inner-city green community revitalization

  418. Washington Revels (2018) (Silver Spring, MD)
    Creating community and celebrating cultural traditions through music, dance and drama.

  419. Washington School for Girls (2019) (Washington, DC)

  420. Washington Shakespeare Company (2009) (Arlington, VA)
    Washington Shakespeare Company stages classics with an edge.

  421. Washington Urban Debate League (2018) (Washington , DC)
    Providing after school debate in under-served communities.

  422. Western Fairfax Christian Ministries (2009) (Chantilly, VA)
    Premier provider of homelessnes prevention services in western Fairfax County

  423. * A Wider Circle (2020) (Bethesda, MD)

  424. Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE) (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Legal, counseling, economic and educational services for domestic violence victims

  425. The Women's Center (2019) (Vienna, VA)

  426. Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP) (2009) (Bethesda, MD)
    International group providing leadership training to women and girls worldwide

  427. The Writer's Center (2009) (Bethesda, MD)
    The Writer's Center fosters a dynamic and supportive literary community.

  428. The Writer's Center (2019) (Bethesda, MD)

  429. Yachad (2020) (Silver Spring, MD)

  430. Yellow Ribbon Fund (2009) (Bethesda, MD)
    Supporting injured service members and their families

  431. Young Ladies of Tomorrow (2019) (Washington, DC)

  432. Young Playwrights' Theater (2009) (Washington, DC)
    Only professional DC theater dedicated entirely to arts education

  433. YouthBuild Public Charter School (2020) (Washington, DC)

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