Category: Children, Youth, & Families , Girls & Women , Immigrant & Refugee Services , Veterans & Military Families , Basic Needs, Food, & Housing , Legal Services & Justice Programs , Life Skills, Training, & Employment , Community & Civic Engagement
Works to reduce domestic violence by expanding access to justice
Legal Services & Justice Programs
Covers the local D.C. community through a digital news outlet
Community & Civic Engagement
Researches and advances policies for a more vibrant and inclusive D.C.
Music therapy for people with disability, medical, or life challenges.
Children, Youth, & Families
Creates deaf-led services to support deaf survivors of domestic violence
Girls & Women
Provides affordable housing and services for older adults with limited income
Basic Needs, Food, & Housing
Empowers parent leaders to use their power and voice in education policy.
Offers support to ease, end, and prevent homelessness locally
Offers mentoring and training for youth with learning disabilities
Life Skills, Training, & Employment
Serves DCís marginalized communities through local food and community housing.
Empowers service-disabled veterans, military spouses, and caregivers through entreprenuership programming
Veterans & Military Families
Raises, trains, and places service dogs free to disabled veterans
Distributes food for the weekend to local K-8 students.
Educates and Advocates for safer public spaces
Organizes communities and educates voters to act and get involved
Organizes education, advocacy, events, and support for LGBTQ+ families
Offers safe, welcoming shelter and support to homeless LGBTQ youth
Champions the dignity and rights of vulnerable DC seniors.
CROSSLIST FROMHealth, Wellness, & Senior Services
Restorative justice programming to reduce truancy and suspensions.
CROSSLIST FROMYouth Education & Enrichment
Food, clothing, education & emergency support for underserved families.
Provides emergency food and financial assistance in Alexandria.
Supplies free legal services for domestic survivors of sex trafficking.
Child care and emergency assistance to our vulnerable neighbors.
Advocacy and services for those living with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Providing housing and supporting resident services to lower-income neighbors.
Delivers comprehensive medical care for low-income and uninsured families in Arlington.
Aims to end homelessness through supportive services and housing.
Offers same-day emergency assistance to cover basic needs for Arlingtonians in crisis.
Vocational program and art gallery for artists with disabilities.
Provides job training and community development through the arts and design.
CROSSLIST FROMYouth & Community Arts
Uses the performing arts to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Empowering South Asian women to lead abuse-free lives.
After school and summer mentoring programs targeting low-income Asian American youth.
Provides legal services for low-income Asian immigrants with limited English proficiency.
Serves Asian/Pacific Islander survivors of gender-based violence.
Mental health/wellness for everyone, regardless of ability to pay.
Empowers young adults and the anti-poverty agencies at which they are placed.
Legal, social, and interpretation services for low-income immigrants.
Immigrant & Refugee Services
Offers adoption, education, and support services for birth, adoptive parents and adopted children.
Closing the academic achievement gap for youth in Ward 5.
Creating inclusion opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Offers long-term mentoring to those in child welfare system.
Provides, at no cost, life-saving technology to communities served.
Offers education, housing, and life skills programs for homeless young mothers.
Purchases and maintains community-based housing for mentally disabled persons.
Helps survivors of brain injury lead fulfilling lives.
Welcomes children with chronic health conditions to medically managed summer camps.
Promotes healthy youth relationships and an end to dating violence.
Helping families overcome homelessness and achieve stable, independent futures.
Operates early childhood education and stabilization services for homeless families.
Provides emergency and long-term services to help those in need in Fairfax County.
Entrepreneurship and college readiness program for students from under-resourced communities.
CROSSLIST FROMMentorship & College Access
Reduces inequities east of the Anacostia River through community collaboration
Free tech training and career services for low-income adults.
Supports homeless women in DC with housing, health, employment and education.
Helps low- and moderate-income individuals and families to build wealth.
Defending immigrants' rights through legal services, education and advocacy.
Helps older adults age safely and comfortably in their own neighborhood.
Shelter and supportive services for homeless adults and families.
Advocates for abused and neglected children and youth.
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Offers adoption-competent mental health services that strengthen foster/adoptive families.
Advocates for smarter and more compassionate policies for war's civilian victims.
CROSSLIST FROMInternational Programs
Offers legal services, support, referral, and advocacy for Latino immigrants.
Supports immigrant community with employment protection, English classes and skills training.
Empowers homeless with meals, case management, healthcare and encouraging potential.
Fulfills emotional, educational, and material needs of at-risk children and mothers.
Catalyzes affordable housing and economic development in DC.
Advocates for equitable and inclusive communities in the DC region.
CROSSLIST FROMEnvironment & Animal Services
Feeds Fairfax County families in need through volunteer-run food pantry.
Cooking and nutrition education provider for underserved kids and families.
Surrounds students with support, empowering them to stay in school.
Helping to embrace, educate, and empower those affected by crime.
Offers leadership development, advocacy, and college programming for girls and families.
Support services for homeless and low income families and individuals.
Free legal education, advice and representation for needy clients
Transitions families from homelessness to independence through housing and educational programming.
Providing health and human services for Montgomery County's most vulnerable residents.
Provides housing, healthcare, and supportive services to low-income families.
Builds a clean, equitable, and local renewable energy system through solar co-ops.
Provides free mediation and conflict resolution services in Montgomery County
Advocates for and protects abused and neglected children in foster care.
Empowers low-income youth of color through photography and advocacy training.
Building a healthier, more inclusive, local food system.
Uses advocacy and programming to cut DC's teen pregnancy rate in half.
Alleviates financial stress on families by providing diapers to low-income families.
Helps Latino immigrants transition from homelessness to permanent housing.
Advancing food justice in the nation's capital.
Working to improve the nutrition of low-income District residents.
Provides high-quality legal services for low-income Washingtonians.
Ensuring safety and self-determination for domestic violence survivors in DC.
Uses poetry, soccer and service learning to inspire youth in after-school programs.
Provides safe housing for survivors of domestic violence.
Gives students professional experience while earning a college prep education.
Creating pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault.
Housing services for formerly homeless families.
Prevents homelessness, and re-houses those who have lost their homes.
Provides court appointed volunteers to advocate for abused/neglected children.
Enhances Fairfax County Public Library programs and services.
Early childhood education program serving low-income, working families.
Helps teens in foster care find family.
Empowers low-income Latino families with educational and support services.
Housing and case management for Fairfax working homeless.
Provides guidance and basic human service to help rebuild lives.
Changes lives for foster youth through safe and engaging programming.
Providing free food to neighbors in need in Northern Virginia.
Fights food waste and hunger by empowering student leaders.
Inspires formerly incarcerated youth to pursue employment and education.
Advocates to free prisoners of conscience through law and politics.
Inspires business professionals to engage with local nonprofits.
Athletic and educational programming for young people in DC.
Provides prison-to-community reentry assistance for female ex-offenders.
Empowers people to leave homelessness and rebuild their lives.
Supporting independent investigative journalism through grants, fellowships, and mentorships.
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.
A service-rich day center for chronically homeless individuals.
Mentors over 2,200 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.
Global affairs and leadership development program for underserved youth.
Affordable housing provider for low-income working families
Health services, core needs for low-income, pregnant DC teens and women.
Offers comprehensive services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse
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.
Empowering homeless/low-income families to create stable homes.
Reinventing the way hospitals care for seriously-ill children.
Helping children and their incarcerated fathers build stronger bonds.
Empowers at-risk children to succeed through comprehensive programs.
Housing developer and counseling agency for low-income communities.
Provides affordable independent housing for people in mental health recovery.
Provides housing and services to homeless and at-risk families.
Legal counsel and an opportunity to rebuild their lives for trafficking survivors.
Provides safety-net services for isolated, low-income elderly.
Providing support, education, and prevention to end domestic/dating abuse.
Builds support for social, racial, and economic justice and equality in local communities.
Houses and cares for ill and dying homeless individuals.
Providing affordable housing and programming to residents of Ward 1.
Free job placement for individuals seeking marketplace jobs.
Legal services for low-income immigrants in Northern Virginia.
Free, one-to-one exercise programs for young people with disabilities.
Inspires youth leadership through academics, wellness, and civic engagement.
Empowers Asian community residents to contribute to US society.
Promotes healthy food and empowers immigrants with culinary jobs and entrepreneurship skills.
Serves needs of homeless adults through a daytime community-based drop-in center.
Drives economic advancement of low- to moderate income underserved communities.
Helps people in financial crisis regain stability and achieve self-sufficiency.
Empowers students with entrepreneurial leadership and confidence to transform communities.
General civil legal services for DC residents living in poverty.
Helps low-income, immigrant youth learn about American civic life.
Provides low-income entrepreneurs with business loans and training.
Empowering families to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.
Empowers adults through English language training.
CROSSLIST FROMAdult Literacy & Learning
Responding to personal & systemic violence with tested peace-building skills.
Offers holistic ministry and services to families in poverty.
Provides food, emergency financial assistance, youth programs and educational opportunities.
Shelter and support services for domestic and sexual violence victims
Feeding the hungry of Loudoun County, Virginia.
HUD-approved housing counseling agency and youth mentoring programs.
Holistic maternal health and wellness programs for expectant mothers.
The main Food Bank serving Montgomery County.
Establishes sustainable indigenous programs to help landmine affected countries.
Helps low-income and refugee families rebuild their lives.
Recruits and matches mentors with mentoring programs in the DC area.
Preserves affordable housing to support and strengthen healthy, diverse neighborhoods.
Prevents and corrects the conviction of innocent people.
Collaborates to end long-term homelessness in Washington.
Improving the lives of precariously housed and homeless youth.
Encouraging, promoting, and facilitating broad and inclusive civic engagement.
Provides shelter and services to victims of domestic violence.
Providing legal services to low-income DC residents.
Empowers crime victims through case management and legal services.
Heals lives of homeless women and children by creating new futures.
Recovery home and life management programs for young men.
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.
Services throughout the cancer continuum for underserved Latinas.
Assists those involved with the criminal justice system.
Assists individuals returning home from incarceration and court-involved adults and youth.
Empowering youth through the transformative power of the arts.
Interactive theater for children in hospitals and care facilities.
Helping formerly homeless women obtain and maintain permanent housing.
Connects authors and books with students to build equitable access.
Supports youth in DC's juvenile system with legal advocacy and mentoring programs.
Mobilizes Veterans to end Veteran homelessness.
Provides financial and community support for wounded, injured, or ill veterans.
Provides grants for extracurricular activities to children of service members.
Helps disadvantaged students gain literacy, technology and college readiness skills.
Combats poverty by providing IT-training in underserved communities.
Remedying conditions of chronic poverty through education and employment.
Teaches underserved teens bicycle repair through a community bike shop.
College access and leadership program for high school students.
Provides therapeutic, recreational, social and educational programs for teens and adults with developmental differences.
Supports parents and child care providers so children can thrive.
Students achieving positive change in themselves and their community.
Assistance and advocacy for victims of military sexual trauma.
Leadership and professional development that connects young adults to careers.
Advocates for improving school food/educating students on healthy choices.
Serves as a home repair and rehabilitation program for low-income homeowners.
Employs individuals with disabilities and provides education for youth and adults on a local farm.
Gives families of critically ill children a home away from home.
Provides services to child victims of abuse in Washington, DC.
Provides housing, treatment, and recovery services to homeless/at-risk individuals.
Supporting, coaching, training our unhoused/unemployed neighbors to reach their goals.
Educates Latino boys and prepares them for high school success.
Child abuse prevention through public/parent education and child advocacy.
Supports older court-involved youth with disabilities through special education legal services.
Supplies safe havens and growth opportunities for homeless and disadvantaged youth.
Provides meals, clothing and basic services for individuals experiencing homelessness.
Writing program and publishing house for unheard voices.
Advances critical life skills of underserved youth through arts education.
Empowers LGBTQ youth through leadership development and mentorship.
Helps individuals achieve self-sufficiency by overcoming educational and employment barriers.
Sports programs for people with intellectual disabilities.
Emergency shelter for homeless families with children in Montgomery County.
Amplifies nonprofit impact through storytelling and video.
Using the arts to power literacy, create understanding, and building community.
Creates economic empowerment and artistic expression opportunities for homeless individuals.
Providing professional attire and job-readiness support.
Skilled job training and employment for individuals with learning differences.
Protecting immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence.
Mobilizes Americans to thank service members through scholarships for their families.
Offers services for hard-to-reach, homeless men, women, and children in the DC area.
Job training and personal development program for women in need.
Provides torture survivors with employment, legal, and health services.
Provides children with tools to become the compassionate leaders of tomorrow.
Addresses emotional needs of children with cancer through art therapy.
Safeguarding the rights of low-income DC families facing debt-related crises.
Transforms lives by creating hope and opportunity through information technology and skill development.
Offers pro bono legal and other professional services to veterans.
Serving justice-involved citizens pre- and post-release.
Strengthens the Northern Virginia community through volunteerism.
Advocacy, outreach, and education for better bicycling for everyone.
Supports economic opportunity in local underserved communities through loan funding.
English classes and workforce development programs for adult immigrants.
Legal services, advocacy, outreach, and education to address homelessness and affordable housing.
Literacy and workforce training for adults.
Transforms lives of girls through tuition-free private education.
Providing after school debate in under-served communities.
Western Fairfax's go-to referral for emergency needs assistance.
Offers comprehensive support for individuals lifting themselves out of poverty.
Develops life skills for youth with experiential learning, leadership training, and service.
Strengthens women's technology, communication, and advocacy skills to support democratic and ethical practices, and enhance human rights.
Gives people opportunities to hone writing skills and share their stories.
Provides programs to make daily life more manageable for wounded service members and their family caregivers.
Builds the leadership and power of DC young people.