About Catalogue for Philanthropy

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Laurence Platt and Clare Herington,

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Initiated and developed by the Harman Family Foundation, with help from founding and continuing partners the Meyer Foundation and the Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation (2003 - present) and the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation (2005 - present). Click SPONSORSto view all of our supporters.

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The Catalogue for Philanthropy takes the guesswork out of giving by identifying the best community-based charities in Washington D.C. and nearby Maryland and Virginia. Our network of more than 330 vetted charities is made up of organizations with budgets below $3 million that serve the environment, arts, education and human services throughout Greater Washington. And we donít just stop with producing our annual print catalogue: we also create resources and run educational workshops for our charities, elevating their capacity to do good Ė here, where we live. Since 2003, our inaugural year, the Catalogue for Philanthropy has raised over $24 million dollars for the Washington DC region. We charge no fees and raise funds separately to support our work. To learn more about our process (such as how we vet, select and educate our nonprofits), click here.



Give Like a Local from Catalogue for Philanthropy: GW on Vimeo.



The Catalogue's Our "Give Like a Local" Video premiered at Inspiration to Action 2014 on November 1st. Looking for directions on how to give? Ask a local. The Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington.




Catalogue For Philanthropy: Greater Washington
1899 L Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20036

The Catalogue is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. A financial statement is available upon written request.

EIN: 20-5494704

Donations via credit card at our website will read as follows:
CATALOGUE FOR PHILANTH
-- or for credit card payments via paypal --
PAYPAL *CATALOGPHIL --or--
PAYPAL *CATALOGPHILANTHROPY

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