Grows healthy food while restoring the environment of local communities
Environment & Animal Services
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
Protects wildlife and their habitats through rehabilitation, advocacy, and education.
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.
Preserves historical site and advances President Lincoln's unfinished work
Youth Education & Enrichment
Offers vision screening and blindness prevention services
Health, Wellness, & Senior Services
Educates and Advocates for safer public spaces
Youth & Community Arts
Provides scholarships and mentoring to students to increase college graduation.
Mentorship & College Access
Offers support to ease, end, and prevent homelessness locally
Offers mentoring and training for youth with learning disabilities
Life Skills, Training, & Employment
Presents, promotes, and preserves jazz and its history in D.C.
Performing, Literary, & Visual Arts
Serves DCís marginalized communities through local food and community housing.
Empowers service-disabled veterans, military spouses, and caregivers through entreprenuership programming
Veterans & Military Families
Presents musicals, plays, and education programs in Virginia
Offers music instruction and a community childrenís choir to ages 3-18.
Raises, trains, and places service dogs free to disabled veterans
Promotes learning through theatre in schools and communities
Distributes food for the weekend to local K-8 students.
Provides tutoring for reading and English language instruction to adults
Adult Literacy & Learning
Educates, supports, and advocates for people living with mental illness
Provides STEAM-based mentoring for boys in Wards 7 and 8
Organizes communities and educates voters to act and get involved
Organizes education, advocacy, events, and support for LGBTQ+ families
Mentors youth with incarcerated parents and offers college scholarships
Maximizes independence and reduces isolation among vulnerable senior citizens
Provides music education for youth and preserves DC's musical heritage
Offers safe, welcoming shelter and support to homeless LGBTQ youth
Children, Youth & Families
Immigrant & Refugee Services
Performing, Literary & Visual Arts
Girls & Women
Creates thought-provoking, modern productions in Tysons, Virginia.
Helps under-resourced youth find their voice through creative writing programs.
Provides high-quality adult basic education to improve lives.
Restorative justice programming to reduce truancy and suspensions.
Food, clothing, education & emergency support for underserved families.
Free, comprehensive after-school programs for low-income DC middle schools.
Connecting people to nature through education, stewardship, and advocacy.
Provides emergency food and financial assistance in Alexandria.
Supplies free legal services for domestic survivors of sex trafficking.
Offers pre-professional orchestral training and performances for young musicians.
Theater performances, exhibitions, and instruction in an under-served neighborhood.
Mobilizes the community to stop pollution, restore natural systems, and rebuild relationships to Anacostia River.
Child care and emergency assistance to our vulnerable neighbors.
Creates and provides evidence-based early education for under-resourced students.
Advocacy and services for those living with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Provides exemplary, safety-net medical care for Arlingtonians in need.
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.
Semi-professional, regional visual arts education for youth, adults, and the community.
Offers affordable art education for low-income students.
Arts education outreach bringing artists to people where they are.
Helps seniors experience joy and healthy aging through multi-disciplinary arts experiences.
Provides job training and community development through the arts and design.
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.
Bolsters upper elementary students' reading by providing supportive programs.
Presents performances, activities, and youth programs in Northeast DC.
Inspires residents of Greater Washington to appreciate and protect their environment.
Empowers young adults and the anti-poverty agencies at which they are placed.
Legal, social, and interpretation services for low-income immigrants.
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.
Works to end child slavery, gender-based violence, and extreme poverty in Haiti.
Tuition-free independent school located east of the Anacostia River.
Multidisciplinary arts center offering in Germantown.
Introduces dance to all ages through performances, workshops, and outreach.
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.
Life Skills, Training & Employment
Entrepreneurship and college readiness program for students from under-resourced communities.
Reduces inequities east of the Anacostia River through community collaboration
Free tech training and career services for low-income adults.
Works to preserve and protect the C&O Canal National Historical Park.
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.
Connects independent artists and adventurous audiences across DC.
Mentoring and college/career readiness for low-income DC-area students.
Building community through the arts.
Helps older adults age safely and comfortably in their own neighborhood.
Building community and celebrating diversity through visual, literary and performing arts.
Shelter and supportive services for homeless adults and families.
Community-based organization for at-risk families in the Central American immigrant community.
Advocates for abused and neglected children and youth.
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Offers adoption-competent mental health services that strengthen foster/adoptive families.
Transforms school experiences through engagement-based education and innovative teacher training.
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.
Free early education and family services for at risk youth.
Empowers young singers through high-quality music education.
Northern Virginia's first non-profit interactive children's science center.
Professional-caliber volunteer chorus performing masterpieces and new works.
Fulfills emotional, educational, and material needs of at-risk children and mothers.
Fosters healthy communities by developing kid-driven green spaces.
Rescues adoptable dogs from overcrowded and high-kill shelters.
Academic and life success through empowerment and outdoor adventure.
Transforms lives through dance and arts education.
Catalyzes affordable housing and economic development in DC.
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.
Feeds Fairfax County families in need through volunteer-run food pantry.
Growing food, educating, and serving the community.
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 low-income adults with technological and life skills for careers.
Provides free mediation and conflict resolution services in Montgomery County
Advocates for and protects abused and neglected children in foster care.
Inspiring creativity to advance personal development and well-being.
Empowers low-income youth of color through photography and advocacy training.
Building a healthier, more inclusive, local food system.
Offers high-quality, compassionate healthcare to low-income adults.
Provides access to dance training, arts education and enrichment opportunities.
Hosts a thriving theater, dance school and community resources.
Makes arts/humanities education accessible for DC public school students.
Charter school ensuring high academic achievement in dual-language setting.
Uses advocacy and programming to cut DC's teen pregnancy rate in half.
In-class and after-school creative writing program for at-risk schoolchildren.
Alleviates financial stress on families by providing diapers to low-income families.
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.
Counseling and education for sexual assault victims and the public
Ensuring safety and self-determination for domestic violence survivors in DC.
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.
Engages 80,000 visitors a year in a full-service, regional visual arts center.
Provides safe housing for survivors of domestic violence.
After-school and summer arts enrichment in Wards 7 and 8.
Changing lives through documentary film.
Gives students professional experience while earning a college prep education.
Creating pathways out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault.
Mentoring and scholarships to empower undocumented students to attend college.
Restores, promotes and maintains Dumbarton Oaks Park.
Housing services for formerly homeless families.
Ecological restoration and maintenance of the most comprehensive native plant nursery in the region.
Empowers youth and families through education and leadership development.
Student-created and process-driven theatre education for ages 3-103.
Supports high-quality arts and academic education for DC youth.
14-month academic/leadership enrichment for underrepresented students.
Showcases theatre by kids, for kids.
Presents environmental-focused films to during annual film festival.
Promoting children's literacy through shared reading experiences with a mentor.
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.
College access services to low income underrepresented youth.
Providing free food to neighbors in need in Northern Virginia.
Fights food waste and hunger by empowering student leaders.
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.
Athletic and educational programming for young people in DC.
Independent movie theater offering diverse programs for all our communities.
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.
Trains underserved youth to be leaders through media creation.
Community arts organization that entertains, educates, and affirms area residents
College completion and pre-k services for teen parents and children.
A service-rich day center for chronically homeless individuals.
Preparing girls to be healthy, educated, and independent women.
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
Training athletes to be health educators for teens.
Equine-assisted activities and therapies for individuals with special needs.
Professional training and education for health workers in resource-scarce countries.
Health services, core needs for low-income, pregnant DC teens and women.
Transforming spaces into modern learning environments.
Offers comprehensive services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse
Offers year-round academic intervention programming for middle school students.
Increases high school graduation rates and teaches skills for employment.
Renovates housing for the homeless in partnership with shelters.
Reduces stress and trauma through play for children experiencing homelessness.
Empowering homeless/low-income families to create stable homes.
Free cancer programs providing emotional support, education, wellness, and hope.
Reinventing the way hospitals care for seriously-ill children.
Helping children and their incarcerated fathers build stronger bonds.
Closes the achievement gap for low-income students through enrichment programs.
Empowers at-risk children to succeed through comprehensive programs.
Companionship and practical help for end-of-life and support during grieving.
Out-of-school time initiatives for pre-teens and teens.
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.
DC's home for innovative opera, intimate cabaret, and Latino programming.
Distributes books and provides learning opportunities for at-risk preschoolers.
Alzheimer's and dementia adult day health and education/resource center.
Creating community through concerts, master classes, youth competitions, and outreach.
Offers music education for adults with cognitive, intellectual and physical disabilities.
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.
Classes, performances, arts education and work readiness for youth.
Houses and cares for ill and dying homeless individuals.
Suicide prevention resources and support for teens.
Dance education, performance, and engagement opportunities for a diverse community.
Providing affordable housing and programming to residents of Ward 1.
Free job placement for individuals seeking marketplace jobs.
Quality, affordable early childhood education in a dual language environment.
Legal services for low-income immigrants in Northern Virginia.
Free, one-to-one exercise programs for young people with disabilities.
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.
Creates communities and homes for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Promotes healthy food and empowers immigrants with culinary jobs and entrepreneurship skills.
Helps young people re-engage in their education in a non-traditional school environment.
Drives economic advancement of low- to moderate income underserved communities.
Provides educational support for PreK-12 Hispanic students and their families.
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.
High-quality English language and literacy instruction for adults.
Empowers adults through English language training.
Literacy interventions to close the achievement gap.
Responding to personal & systemic violence with tested peace-building skills.
Offers holistic ministry and services to families in poverty.
Closing the achievement gap, one field experience at a time.
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.
Using a customized adoption process to find loving homes for dogs and cats.
HUD-approved housing counseling agency and youth mentoring programs.
Prepares students for kindergarten through quality, affordable childcare.
Holistic maternal health and wellness programs for expectant mothers.
The main Food Bank serving Montgomery County.
Helps low-income and refugee families rebuild their lives.
Exhibiting, educating and inspiring residents through contemporary art.
Recruits and matches mentors with mentoring programs in the DC area.
Primary and specialty outpatient healthcare for the medically underserved.
Transforms individuals and communities through the visual arts.
Operates free news services for the blind, visually impaired and disabled.
Preserves affordable housing to support and strengthen healthy, diverse neighborhoods.
Prevents and corrects the conviction of innocent people.
Develops youth to be empowered, informed, and active citizens.
Collaborates to end long-term homelessness in Washington.
Improving the lives of precariously housed and homeless youth.
Primary healthcare for over 4,000 low-income individuals annually.
Strengthens the countywide adult English literacy network.
Promotes and protects a vibrant agricultural reserve in DC.
Theater company with a focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and community engagement.
Promotes educational experiences and a college-going culture among students.
Encouraging, promoting, and facilitating broad and inclusive civic engagement.
Provides shelter and services to victims of domestic violence.
Resident professional orchestra, chorale and music education institute at Strathmore.
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.
Helps low-income youth access scholarships and middle-skill career education.
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.
Nonprofit central-fill pharmacy providing life-saving medications for the uninsured patients of Northern Virginia.
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.
Gives students and teachers the tools they need to improve student literacy rates.
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.
Programs and services for people facing Parkinson's.
Helps disadvantaged students gain literacy, technology and college readiness skills.
Fosters a love of reading and a connection to writing through public readings and educational programs.
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.
Boosts social-emotional learning through play and physical activity.
Multi-disciplinary, puppet-based theatre company exciting a passion for adventurous art.
College access and leadership program for high school students.
Provides therapeutic, recreational, social and educational programs for teens and adults with developmental differences.
Protects the Potomac River through local advocacy and conservation solutions.
Protecting and defending the Potomac River.
Supports parents and child care providers so children can thrive.
Inspiring action and working together to create sustainable communities for all.
Students achieving positive change in themselves and their community.
Creative youth development for children experiencing homelessness and poverty.
Assistance and advocacy for victims of military sexual trauma.
Leadership and professional development that connects young adults to careers.
Develops literacy leaders by training teens to be tutors.
Tutoring program for low-income elementary students.
Advocates for improving school food/educating students on healthy choices.
School gardens and comprehensive teacher training for Title 1 schools.
Volunteer-based organization providing free home repairs to low-income homeowners
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.
Helps underserved, low-income DC youth achieve academic and career success
Protects and revitalizes the lands and waters of Rock Creek Park.
Unique and holistic eating disorder recovery services and community education.
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.
Providing services and housing options for vulnerable older adults.
Supplies safe havens and growth opportunities for homeless and disadvantaged youth.
Fosters independence to enable Alexandria seniors to age in place.
Serves as volunteer-based organization dedicated to life-enriching services for the elderly.
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.
Meaningful cultural programs in an inspired community setting.
Community based health, education, and arts organization.
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.
Presenting, teaching, and cultivating the next generation of socially engaged poets.
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.
Support programs for stroke and brain-trauma survivors.
Providing professional attire and job-readiness support.
Skilled job training and employment for individuals with learning differences.
Movement-focused theater offering performances, education, and free community programs.
Protecting immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence.
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.
Award-winning provider of theatre education for children, teens, and adults.
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 children with tools to become the compassionate leaders of tomorrow.
Addresses emotional needs of children with cancer through art therapy.
Uses classical theatre to educate, explore, and entertain.
Safeguarding the rights of low-income DC families facing debt-related crises.
Enhancing and perpetuating the history and heritage of the US Capitol.
Provides professional skills training, paid internships, and mentoring for underserved youth.
Transforms lives by creating hope and opportunity through information technology and skill development.
Offers pro bono legal and other professional services to veterans.
Brings healthcare access to the poorest residents of Honduras.
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.
Professional baroque ensemble serving residents of all ages in DC.
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.
Legal services, advocacy, outreach, and education to address homelessness and affordable housing.
Literacy and workforce training for adults.
Creating community and celebrating cultural traditions through music, dance and drama.
Transforms lives of girls through tuition-free private education.
Providing after school debate in under-served communities.
Encourages healthy lifestyles and environmental stewardship in low-income communities.
Services for low-income seniors to help them age in place.
Mental health services for victims of trauma, grief and loss.
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.
Makes mental health counseling accessible to all.
Strengthens women's technology, communication, and advocacy skills to support democratic and ethical practices, and enhance human rights.
Provides mental health housing and support services to adults with chronic and persistent mental illness.
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.
Excellence in vocal and instrumental training for youth.
Uses the art of playwriting to enhance student literacy, creative expression, and communication.
Builds the leadership and power of DC young people.
Enriching underserved youth and families in the DC area with mentorship and character education.