Category: Children, Youth, & Families , Girls & Women , Immigrant & Refugee Services , Veterans & Military Families , Legal Services & Justice Programs , 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
Empowers parent leaders to use their power and voice in education policy.
Empowers service-disabled veterans, military spouses, and caregivers through entreprenuership programming
Veterans & Military Families
Raises, trains, and places service dogs free to disabled veterans
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
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
Supplies free legal services for domestic survivors of sex trafficking.
Advocacy and services for those living with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Delivers comprehensive medical care for low-income and uninsured families in Arlington.
Aims to end homelessness through supportive services and housing.
CROSSLIST FROMBasic Needs, Food, & Housing
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.
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.
Reduces inequities east of the Anacostia River through community collaboration
Supports homeless women in DC with housing, health, employment and education.
Defending immigrants' rights through legal services, education and advocacy.
Helps older adults age safely and comfortably in their own neighborhood.
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.
Fulfills emotional, educational, and material needs of at-risk children and mothers.
Advocates for equitable and inclusive communities in the DC region.
CROSSLIST FROMEnvironment & Animal Services
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.
Free legal education, advice and representation for needy clients
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.
CROSSLIST FROMYouth & Community Arts
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.
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.
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.
Changes lives for foster youth through safe and engaging programming.
Fights food waste and hunger by empowering student leaders.
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.
Serves as DC's original stage for Latinos and youth.
CROSSLIST FROMPerforming, Literary, & Visual Arts
Trains underserved youth to be leaders through media creation.
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.
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
Reduces stress and trauma through play for children experiencing homelessness.
Helps families achieve self-sufficiency and permanent housing.
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.
Provides housing and services to homeless and at-risk families.
Legal counsel and an opportunity to rebuild their lives for trafficking survivors.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Recruits and matches mentors with mentoring programs in the DC area.
CROSSLIST FROMMentorship & College Access
Prevents and corrects the conviction of innocent people.
Encouraging, promoting, and facilitating broad and inclusive civic engagement.
Providing legal services to low-income DC residents.
Empowers crime victims through case management and legal services.
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.
Remedying conditions of chronic poverty through education and employment.
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.
Advocates for improving school food/educating students on healthy choices.
Serves as a home repair and rehabilitation program for low-income homeowners.
Gives families of critically ill children a home away from home.
Provides services to child victims of abuse in Washington, DC.
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.
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.
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.
Providing professional attire and job-readiness support.
Protecting immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence.
Mobilizes Americans to thank service members through scholarships for their families.
Job training and personal development program for women in need.
CROSSLIST FROMLife Skills, Training, & Employment
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.
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.
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.
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.