Category: Youth Education & Enrichment , Mentorship & College Access , Adult Literacy & Learning
Helps under-resourced youth find their voice through creative writing programs.
Youth Education & Enrichment
Provides high-quality adult basic education to improve lives.
Adult Literacy & Learning
Restorative justice programming to reduce truancy and suspensions.
Free, comprehensive after-school programs for low-income DC middle schools.
Connecting people to nature through education, stewardship, and advocacy.
CROSSLIST FROMEnvironment & Animal Services
Connects authors and books with students to build equitable access.
Creates and provides evidence-based early education for under-resourced students.
Offers affordable art education for low-income students.
CROSSLIST FROMYouth & Community Arts
Provides job training and community development through the arts and design.
After school and summer mentoring programs targeting low-income Asian American youth.
Bolsters upper elementary students' reading by providing supportive programs.
English instruction and job readiness skills for low-income adult immigrants.
Offers long-term mentoring to those in child welfare system.
CROSSLIST FROMChildren, Youth, & Families
Tuition-free independent school located east of the Anacostia River.
Entrepreneurship and college readiness program for students from under-resourced communities.
Free tech training and career services for low-income adults.
CROSSLIST FROMLife Skills, Training & Employment
Community-based organization for at-risk families in the Central American immigrant community.
Immigrant & Refugee Services
Transforms school experiences through engagement-based education and innovative teacher training.
Supports immigrant community with employment protection, English classes and skills training.
CROSSLIST FROMImmigrant & Refugee Services
Free early education and family services for at risk youth.
Academic and life success through empowerment and outdoor adventure.
Transforms lives through dance and arts education.
Mentorship and college access program for Washington-area students.
Mentorship & College Access
Provides STEAM-based mentoring for boys in Wards 7 and 8
Helping low-income students get to and through postsecondary education.
Supports low-income, first generation students to and through college.
Surrounds students with support, empowering them to stay in school.
Offers leadership development, advocacy, and college programming for girls and families.
CROSSLIST FROMGirls & Women
Transitions families from homelessness to independence through housing and educational programming.
CROSSLIST FROMBasic Needs, Food, & Housing
Providing health and human services for Montgomery County's most vulnerable residents.
CROSSLIST FROMHealth, Wellness, & Senior Services
Closes the achievement gap for youth in Prince George's County
Provides low-income adults with technological and life skills for careers.
CROSSLIST FROMLife Skills, Training, & Employment
Empowers low-income youth of color through photography and advocacy training.
Makes arts/humanities education accessible for DC public school students.
Offers creative writing program for underserved youth in Ward 8
Uses poetry, soccer and service learning to inspire youth in after-school programs.
Preparing students with disabilities for post-secondary success.
Provides high quality music education to 500+ young people.
Sponsors construction trades, careers, and technical education.
Gives students professional experience while earning a college prep education.
Empowers youth and families through education and leadership development.
14-month academic/leadership enrichment for underrepresented students.
Promoting children's literacy through shared reading experiences with a mentor.
Prevents homelessness, and re-houses those who have lost their homes.
Enhances Fairfax County Public Library programs and services.
Supports youth with music training and academic support.
Helps teens in foster care find family.
College access services to low income underrepresented youth.
Helps students become proficient in reading and math through one-on-one tutoring.
Inspires formerly incarcerated youth to pursue employment and education.
Supports local farmers, food access, education and outreach through 33 area markets.
Launches bright futures through self-advocacy, academic support, workforce development.
Serves as DC's original stage for Latinos and youth.
CROSSLIST FROMPerforming, Literary, & Visual Arts
Trains underserved youth to be leaders through media creation.
College completion and pre-k services for teen parents and children.
Girls & Women
Helps girls in Northern Virginia build confidence through physical activity.
Global affairs and leadership development program for underserved youth.
Offers year-round academic intervention programming for middle school students.
Empowering homeless/low-income families to create stable homes.
Closes the achievement gap for low-income students through enrichment programs.
Empowers at-risk children to succeed through comprehensive programs.
Distributes books and provides learning opportunities for at-risk preschoolers.
Quality, affordable early childhood education in a dual language environment.
Children, Youth & Families
Connects school-aged youth and families to STEM and cultural enrichment programming.
Inspires youth leadership through academics, wellness, and civic engagement.
Purchases and delivers grade-appropriate school supplies to needy children in Northern Virginia.
Alternative school preparing youth of color for college and careers.
Empowers students with entrepreneurial leadership and confidence to transform communities.
Helps low-income, immigrant youth learn about American civic life.
Empowering families to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.
CROSSLIST FROMChildren, Youth & Families
Provides tutoring for reading and English language instruction to adults
High-quality English language and literacy instruction for adults.
Empowers adults through English language training.
Offers holistic ministry and services to families in poverty.
Closing the achievement gap, one field experience at a time.
Prepares students for kindergarten through quality, affordable childcare.
Exhibiting, educating and inspiring residents through contemporary art.
Develops youth to be empowered, informed, and active citizens.
Strengthens the countywide adult English literacy network.
Educates DC's foster and at-risk youth through public boarding school.
Promotes educational experiences and a college-going culture among students.
Helps low-income youth access scholarships and middle-skill career education.
Northern Virginia's first non-profit interactive children's science center.
Gives students and teachers the tools they need to improve student literacy rates.
Helps disadvantaged students gain literacy, technology and college readiness skills.
Offers educators effective mindfulness-based social emotional learning resources.
Teaches underserved teens bicycle repair through a community bike shop.
CROSSLIST FROMYouth Education & Enrichment
College access and leadership program for high school students.
Preserves historical site and advances President Lincoln's unfinished work
Creative youth development for children experiencing homelessness and poverty.
Develops literacy leaders by training teens to be tutors.
Tutoring program for low-income elementary students.
Brings STEM professionals to PreK-8th grades to deliver hands-on science activities.
Helps underserved, low-income DC youth achieve academic and career success
Educates Latino boys and prepares them for high school success.
Mentors youth with incarcerated parents and offers college scholarships
Mentoring and college/career readiness for low-income DC-area students.
Using the arts to power literacy, create understanding, and building community.
Movement-focused theater offering performances, education, and free community programs.
Develops multicultural teacher resources and meaningful family engagement strategies.
Youth mentoring and distance running program for underserved DC youth.
Mobilizes Americans to thank service members through scholarships for their families.
CROSSLIST FROMVeterans & Military Families
Provides scholarships and mentoring to students to increase college graduation.
Mentoring and scholarships to empower undocumented students to attend college.
Supports high-quality arts and academic education for DC youth.
Empowers low-income Latino families with educational and support services.
Out-of-school time initiatives for pre-teens and teens.
Provides educational support for PreK-12 Hispanic students and their families.
Literacy interventions to close the achievement gap.
Provides music education for youth and preserves DC's musical heritage
Fosters a love of reading and a connection to writing through public readings and educational programs.
CROSSLIST FROMPerforming, Literary & Visual Arts
Award-winning provider of theatre education for children, teens, and adults.
Gives people opportunities to hone writing skills and share their stories.
Uses classical theatre to educate, explore, and entertain.
Engages families in DC public schools through various programs
English classes and workforce development programs for adult immigrants.
Longform improvisational theater company offering classes and performances.
A tuition-free, academically demanding, private middle school for low-income boys.
Literacy and workforce training for adults.
Transforms lives of girls through tuition-free private education.
Providing after school debate in under-served communities.
Develops life skills for youth with experiential learning, leadership training, and service.
Uses the art of playwriting to enhance student literacy, creative expression, and communication.
Enriching underserved youth and families in the DC area with mentorship and character education.
Helps young people re-engage in their education in a non-traditional school environment.