Category: Youth Education & Enrichment , Mentorship & College Access
Helps under-resourced youth find their voice through creative writing programs.
Youth Education & Enrichment
Restorative justice programming to reduce truancy and suspensions.
CROSSLIST FROMChildren, Youth, & Families
Free, comprehensive after-school programs for low-income DC middle schools.
Connecting people to nature through education, stewardship, and advocacy.
CROSSLIST FROMEnvironment & Animal Services
Creates and provides evidence-based early education for under-resourced students.
Offers affordable art education for low-income students.
CROSSLIST FROMYouth & Community Arts
After school and summer mentoring programs targeting low-income Asian American youth.
Bolsters upper elementary students' reading by providing supportive programs.
Supports secondary and higher education for girls in Africa.
CROSSLIST FROMInternational Programs
Offers long-term mentoring to those in child welfare system.
Tuition-free independent school located east of the Anacostia River.
Introduces dance to all ages through performances, workshops, and outreach.
CROSSLIST FROMPerforming, Literary, & Visual Arts
Uses food and cooking to teach life and job skills to youth.
Promotes healthy youth relationships and an end to dating violence.
Educates children with a variety of needs through individualized programming.
Entrepreneurship and college readiness program for students from under-resourced communities.
Mentorship & College Access
Mentoring and college/career readiness for low-income DC-area students.
Community-based organization for at-risk families in the Central American immigrant community.
Transforms school experiences through engagement-based education and innovative teacher training.
Strengthens charter school governance to improve public school quality.
Northern Virginia's first non-profit interactive children's science center.
Fulfills emotional, educational, and material needs of at-risk children and mothers.
Academic and life success through empowerment and outdoor adventure.
Tutors, mentors, and role models working in underserved DC communities.
CROSSLIST FROMCommunity & Civic Engagement
Connects underserved populations with quality dance performances and educational programs.
Mentorship and college access program for Washington-area students.
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
Empowers low-income youth of color through photography and advocacy training.
Provides support, knowledge, and skills vulnerable girls need to thrive.
Guides mothers and their children as they reshape their lives to overcome poverty.
Tackles problems affecting youth today through advocacy and community mobilization.
Makes arts/humanities education accessible for DC public school students.
Charter school ensuring high academic achievement in dual-language setting.
Advancing food justice in the nation's capital.
Uses poetry, soccer and service learning to inspire youth in after-school programs.
Preparing students with disabilities for post-secondary success.
Sponsors construction trades, careers, and technical education.
Provides high quality music education to 500+ young people.
Gives students professional experience while earning a college prep education.
Empowers youth and families through education and leadership development.
Supports high-quality arts and academic education for DC youth.
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.
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.
Launches bright futures through self-advocacy, academic support, workforce development.
CROSSLIST FROMLife Skills, Training, & Employment
Serves as DC's original stage for Latinos and youth.
Trains underserved youth to be leaders through media creation.
College completion and pre-k services for teen parents and children.
Offers intensive, targeted tutoring for at-risk youth in Montgomery County.
Helps girls in Northern Virginia build confidence through physical activity.
Global affairs and leadership development program for underserved youth.
Engages volunteers to improve the physical condition of DC schools.
Transforming spaces into modern learning environments.
Offers year-round academic intervention programming for middle school students.
Increases high school graduation rates and teaches skills for employment.
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.
Out-of-school time initiatives for pre-teens and teens.
Distributes books and provides learning opportunities for at-risk preschoolers.
Quality, affordable early childhood education in a dual language environment.
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.
A Montessori, dual-language immersion public charter school.
Helps young people re-engage in their education in a non-traditional school environment.
Provides educational support for PreK-12 Hispanic students and their families.
Empowers students with entrepreneurial leadership and confidence to transform communities.
Helps low-income, immigrant youth learn about American civic life.
CROSSLIST FROMImmigrant & Refugee Services
Offers therapeutic horseback riding lessons to people with disabilities.
CROSSLIST FROMHealth, Wellness, & Senior Services
Empowering families to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.
Literacy interventions to close the achievement gap.
Offers holistic ministry and services to families in poverty.
Closing the achievement gap, one field experience at a time.
Creates libraries for vulnerable African children and youth.
Prepares students for kindergarten through quality, affordable childcare.
Recruits and matches mentors with mentoring programs in the DC area.
Youth mentoring for career/STEM exploration leading to 21st century employment opportunities.
Educates DC's foster and at-risk youth through public boarding school.
Promotes educational experiences and a college-going culture among students.
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.
Gives students and teachers the tools they need to improve student literacy rates.
Brings visiting authors and gives books to disadvantaged students.
Helps disadvantaged students gain literacy, technology and college readiness skills.
Teaches underserved teens bicycle repair through a community bike shop.
Boosts social-emotional learning through play and physical activity.
College access and leadership program for high school students.
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.
Develops multicultural teacher resources and meaningful family engagement strategies.
Mobilizes Americans to thank service members through scholarships for their families.
CROSSLIST FROMVeterans & Military Families
Award-winning provider of theatre education for children, teens, and adults.
Uses classical theatre to educate, explore, and entertain.
Engages families to become effective participants in their children’s education.
Provides professional skills training, paid internships, and mentoring for underserved youth.
A tuition-free, academically demanding, private middle school for low-income boys.
Transforms lives of girls through tuition-free private education.
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.