Connects people to nature through education, stewardship, and advocacy.
Environment & Animal Services
Protects biodiversity and communities in the southwestern Amazon rainforest.
Mobilizes the community to achieve a safe, swimmable, and fishable Anacostia River.
Provides hands-on environmental education to Arlington children.
Promotes sustainable lifestyle solutions through environmental education.
Inspires residents of Greater Washington to appreciate and protect their environment.
Dedicated to protecting bonobos and their rainforest habitat.
Transforms unused or underused land and create dynamic community green spaces.
Rescues adoptable dogs from overcrowded and high-kill shelters.
Serves as leading community organization that addresses regional growth.
Helps families meet food needs and make healthy choices through urban farming.
Restores, promotes and maintains Dumbarton Oaks Park.
Focuses on ecological restoration, and maintains the most comprehensive native plant garden in the region.
Presents environmental-focused films to during annual film festival.
Supports local farmers through markets, and educates public about food and environment.
Promotes and protects a vibrant agricultural reserve in DC.
Makes parks and nature accessible to DC-area youth.
Protects Potomac River through conservation solutions and advocacy.
Protects public's right to clean water in the Potomac River.
Protects and revitalizes the lands and waters of Rock Creek Park.
Promotes bicycling as a healthy and sustainable means of transportation.
Reclaims urban green spaces and revitalizes communities.
Encourages healthy lifestyles in low-income communities through gardening.
Nutures artists through exhibits, education, and community outreach.
Youth & Community Arts
Offers affordable art education for low-income students.
Brings culturally diverse arts programs to schools and communities.
Provides workforce training and community building through the arts.
Creates theater opportunities for people with disabilities and wounded veterans.
Improves quality of life for residents east of the Anacostia River.
Creates arts education programming for children and adults.
Empowers young singers through high-quality music education.
Transforms lives through dance and arts education.
Connects underserved populations with quality dance performances and educational programs.
Provides arts education and art therapy programs in downtown Silver Spring.
Empowers at-risk youth through photography and advocacy training.
Serves as a membership organization that promotes DC's arts, heritage, and culture.
Provides access to dance training, arts education and enrichment opportunities.
Transforms lives through performing arts and creative education programs.
Uses the power of the creative writing to help students persevere and flourish.
A youth orchestra that provides music education and performance opportunities.
Brings theater and artists into local classrooms.
Inspires formerly incarcerated youth to pursue employment and education.
Trains underserved youth to be leaders through media creation.
Offers music education for adults with disabilities.
Keeps kids learning, moving, and creating through classes, performances, and education.
Ensures dance is accessible to all through classes, concerts, and outreach.
Empowers young African American males to discover their potential through art.
Offers free arts programming designed to spark creativity and confidence among low-income children.
Advances critical life skills of underserved youth through arts education.
Transforms lives through dramatic arts education for children and adults.
Uses classical theatre to educate, explore, and entertain.
Encourages informed citizenship through Capitol and Congressional history.
Transforms lives and communities through hip-hop.
Teaches students to express themselves through playwriting and performance.
Performing, Literary, & Visual Arts
Children’s theatre offering performances, educational, and outreach programs.
Offers pre-professional orchestral training and performances for young musicians.
Features contemporary, cutting-edge visual arts exhibitions, classes, and studios.
Provides studio/gallery space for self-taught artists with disabilities.
Presents performances, activities, and youth programs in Northeast DC.
Multidisciplinary arts center offering in Germantown.
Introduces dance to all ages through performances, workshops, and outreach.
Brings together artists and audiences for cutting-edge contemporary performances.
Offers education and community programs through a premiere symphonic chorus.
Creates epic, ensemble theatre with unique, interdisciplinary designs.
Creates bridges of understanding between cultures through contemporary dance.
Changes lives through documentary filmmaking.
Creates theatre for kids, by kids.
Enriches the community through vocal performance and education.
Hosts exhibits, educational programming, and annual FotoWeek festival.
Provides grants for independent investigative journalism.
Serves as DC's original stage for Latinos and youth.
Manages Glen Echo Park's arts programs, festivals, and facilities.
Offers unique blend of chamber opera, cabaret, and dance.
Visual arts center providing exhibitions, education, awareness of contemporary art.
Unites writers and readers to foster a literate, creative society through public readings and education.
Presents dynamic arts, entertainment, and spiritual events in historic DC venue.
Brings poetry to the center of public life through readings, workshops, and events.
Promotes stepping as a performance art and art education tool.
Fuses movement, dance, music and more into a distinct form of drama.
Promotes and represents Washington's professional theatre community.
Inspires appreciation for Baroque music through performance and education.
Advances longform improv through classes and performances.
Creates community through music, dance and drama.
Enriches the community with thought-provoking plays from all eras.
Produces daring plays from innovative artists.
Gives people opportunities to hone writing skills and share their stories.
Presents thrilling, visceral, new American theatre for DC residents.
Helps students find their voice through the written word.
Youth Education & Enrichment
Creates and provides evidence-based early education for under-resourced students.
Enriches lives of Asian-American youth through education and mentoring.
Educates boys east of the Anacostia through tuition-free independent school.
Uses cooking to teach life skills to youth.
Educates children with a variety of needs through individualized programming.
Immerses students in entrepreneurship training to propel them through high school and toward college.
Improves school experience for kids through innovative teacher training.
Strengthens charter school governance to improve public school quality.
Educational group using lessons learned in the game of chess.
Makes arts/humanities education accessible for DC public school students.
Builds bilingual academic achievement for low-income, immigrant families.
Champions healthy eating through school gardens and community outreach.
Helps charter school educators meet the needs of students with disabilities.
Sponsors construction trades, careers, and technical education.
Gives students professional experience while earning a college prep education.
Empowers youth and families through education and leadership development.
Recruits and fosters the development of leaders in education.
Supports high-quality arts and academic education for DC youth.
Offers a 14-month enrichment program for rising 5th graders with potential.
Operates literacy and mentoring programs for children.
Helps students become proficient in reading and math through one-on-one tutoring.
Offers intensive, targeted tutoring for at-risk youth in Montgomery County.
Provides youth with tools to become successful leaders in a global society.
Engages volunteers to improve the physical condition of DC schools.
Revitalizes and replenishes high-need elementary school and classroom libraries.
Offers year-round academic intervention programming for middle school students.
Uses a holistic approach to improve graduation rates among at-risk students in Prince George’s County.
Combats “summer slide” by offering enrichment programs that build a love of learning.
Takes a holistic approach to educating and empowering the children of Ward 8.
Distributes books and provides learning opportunities for at-risk preschoolers.
Offers affordable early childhood education in a dual-language environment.
Recruits and trains college students to prepare low-income preschoolers for success.
Inspires youth leadership through academics, wellness, and civic engagement.
A Montessori, dual-language immersion public charter school.
Gives a second chance at success to out-of-school 16-24 year-olds.
Provides educational support for PreK-12 Hispanic/Latino students and their families.
Empowers students with entrepreneurial leadership and confidence to transform communities.
Provides intensive reading intervention program to improve academic outcomes for low-income children.
Provides experiential learning for DC public school students.
Prepares students for kindergarten through quality, affordable childcare.
Promotes educational experiences and a college-going culture among students.
Empowers children through educational, cultural and spiritual enrichment during after-school and summer programming.
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.
Strives to close academic achievement gap through literacy and technology programs.
Increases student engagement in school through play and physical activity.
Develops readers and leaders by training teens to teach students in-need.
Brings literacy services and programs into shelters, domestic violence safe houses, and transitional housing.
Recruits volunteers to tutor struggling readers from low-income communities.
Places volunteer scientists in PreK–6 schools to teach hands-on science.
Provides high-quality educational resources to inner city schools.
Serves as an academically-rigorous private middle school for at-risk Latino boys.
Engages families to become effective participants in their children’s education.
A tuition-free, academically demanding, private middle school for low-income boys.
Transforms lives of girls through tuition-free private education.
Proves life-skill and leadership development for underserved youth.
Prepares low-income youth for college and career.
Mentorship & College Access
Makes college attendance and completion a reality for DC students.
Helps low-income students get to and through postsecondary education.
Offers academic, emotional, social support for high-achieving, low-income 11th graders.
Supports and guides low-income students to get into college and succeed.
Supports teen parents completing college.
Tutors and mentors African-American middle and high school boys.
Matches DC teens with adult mentors for positive life trajectories.
Helps DC's lowest income youth gain access to post-secondary education.
Sends multicultural teams of 10 students to top colleges.
Helps adults gain real-world skills through high quality, basic education.
Adult Literacy & Learning
Provides services in Montgomery County to help adults read, write, and speak English.
Empowers adults through English language training.
Provides English as a Second Language (ESL) to foreign-born residents.
Reading instruction to District adults reading below a fifth grade .
Provides juvenile diversion, truancy intervention, and mediation services.
Children, Youth, & Families
Offers safe havens for homeless, runaway, and disadvantaged children and youth.
Offers critical emergency assistance and affordable daycare in Fairfax County.
Offers services for those living with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Offers adoption, education and support services for birth and adoptive parents and adopted children.
Feeds, tutors, and mentors low-income children and youth.
Offers long-term mentoring to those in child welfare system.
Promotes healthy youth relationships and an end to dating violence.
Operates early childhood education and stabilization services for homeless families.
Helps adoptive families overcome challenges and become "forever families."
Provides services dedicated to the elimination of child abuse in Alexandria.
Offers education and support services to prepare students and families for success.
Fulfills emotional, educational, and material needs of at-risk children and mothers.
Offers life-changing adventures designed to empower inner-city youth.
Offers emergency assistance, and long-term support to help people rise out of poverty.
Provides low-income, homeless, and underserved families with healthcare, housing, and education.
Gives a voice to abused and neglected children.
Guides mothers and their children as they reshape their lives to overcome poverty.
Tackles problems affecting youth today through advocacy and community mobilization.
Uses advocacy and programming to cut DC’s teen pregnancy rate in half.
Provides crisis intervention, safety planning, and financial assistance to domestic violence victims in DC.
Alleviates financial stress on parents by providing diapers to low-income families.
Uses poetry, soccer, and service-learning to inspire youth in an after-school program.
Builds capacity for nonprofits serving at-risk youth in DC.
Provides court appointed volunteers to advocate for abused/neglected children.
Prepares children of all income levels to enter kindergarten with age-appropriate skills, ready for success.
Helps teens in foster care find family.
Offers wraparound services for victims of domestic violence.
Empowers families to foster the development of young children through educational and support services.
Changes lives for foster youth through safe and engaging programming.
Teaches life lessons through ice skating and hockey programs.
Provides health and other core services for low-income, pregnant women.
Reduces stress and trauma through play for children experiencing homelessness.
Connects children and fathers during periods of incarceration.
Offers out-of-school development programs for "risk-susceptible" students Prince William County.
Serves children with disabilities through community sports and recreation.
Purchases and distributes school supplies for 19,500 kids in Fairfax and Loudoun County schools.
Offers holistic ministry and services to families in poverty.
Helps families recover from trauma and rebuild their lives to become self-sufficient.
Educates tomorrow's entrepreneurs in a youth-run bike shop.
Supports parents and child care providers so children can thrive.
Gives families of critically ill children a home away from home.
Offers intervention and support services for child victims of abuse.
Stops the cycle of child abuse through education and advocacy.
Enables LGBTQ youth to build confidence, develop life skills, engage in service and advocacy projects.
Encourages physical and behavioral health through running.
Mentors youth in nature to improve physical and mental health.
Provides afterschool tennis and education programs for at-risk youth.
Empowers South Asian women to live free of abuse.
Girls & Women
Offers leadership development, advocacy, and college programming for girls and families.
Provides support, knowledge, and skills vulnerable girls need to thrive.
Advances legal protections for victims of domestic violence.
Keeps girls safe from exploitation through compassionate care, prevention education, and survivor advocacy.
Teaches girls self-esteem and healthy living through running.
Helps girls in Montgomery County build confidence through physical activity.
Helps girls in Northern Virginia build confidence through physical activity.
Offers support and community education to end domestic dating and abuse.
Provides services, training, and advocacy to combat human trafficking and modern-day slavery.
Advocates for programs that free women from poverty and violence.
Supports women, girls, and families living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS.
Helps at-risk girls transition successfully from adolescence to young adulthood.
Helps immigrants find a new start with immigration, legal, and social services.
Immigrant & Refugee Services
Defends immigrants’ rights through legal services, education and advocacy.
Provides civic engagement opportunities for under-served immigrant youth.
Serves as safe haven and support for traumatized women in Iran.
Protects immigrant women and girls who are fleeing gender-based violence.
Veterans & Military Families
Provides financial and community support for wounded, injured, or ill veterans.
Provides grants for extracurricular activities to children of service members.
Mobilizes Americans to thank service members through scholarships for their families.
Makes daily life more manageable for wounded service members and their families.
Serves as advocate and provider of legal services for vulnerable seniors.
Health, Wellness, & Senior Services
Provides comprehensive medical care to uninsured Arlington residents.
Delivers comprehensive medical care for low-income and uninsured families in Arlington.
Provides arts experiences that help seniors experience happy and healthy aging.
Provides families in Wards 7 and 8 with individualized mental health assistance.
Meets the mental health needs of Montgomery County residents.
Volunteer rescue company providing life-saving and rescue services.
Welcomes children with chronic health conditions to medically managed summer camps.
Offers breast cancer screening and support for underinsured women.
Helps older adults age safely and comfortably in their own neighborhood.
Organizes recreation and relaxation programs for America's military wounded.
Provides health and human services for vulnerable of Montgomery County.
Offers support for at-risk, functionally-impaired, and low-income elders.
Engages local athletes to lead sports-based health/HIV prevention programs.
Improves the everyday lives of kids in DC who are fighting cancer.
Provides free, non-medical hospice and bereavement services for adults and children.
Offers care and support for individuals and families living with dementia.
Enables seniors to stay and thrive in their own homes.
Improves the lives of the special needs community though water safety programs.
Houses and cares for ill and dying homeless individuals.
Creates communities and homes for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Offers therapeutic horseback riding lessons to people with disabilities.
Administers free primary and specialty medical care, health education and medications.
Operates quality, low-cost health clinics across Montgomery County.
Offers support services for Latinas affected by cancer.
Provides services and education to those impacted by Parkinson’s Disease
Provides services that enable the full inclusion of those with developmental differences into community life.
Supports women's health: prenatal, perinatal, postnatal, family planning and food distribution.
Creates a thriving community for seniors, from housing to health programming.
Provides affordable services and housing for seniors throughout Washington area.
Provides support services to seniors free of charge, and helps them live as independently as possible.
Fosters independence and self-sufficiency, allowing seniors to age with dignity.
Serves as volunteer-based organization dedicated to providing life-enriching services to the elderly.
Offers equine-assisted activities for individuals with disabilities.
Offers an integrative approach to wellness and cancer treatment by addressing the whole person.
Helps stroke survivors receive affordable therapy while rebuilding their communication skills and lives.
Addresses emotional needs of children with cancer through art therapy.
Supports seniors in need and enables them to age comfortably in place.
Offers counseling, support, and crisis response for those of all ages affected by trauma and loss.
Makes mental health counseling accessible to all.
Provides emergency food and financial assistance in Alexandria.
Basic Needs, Food, & Housing
Helps Arlingtonians in need fill their pantries with food.
Develops affordable housing and resident services programs for Arlingtonians.
Conducts street outreach and provides critical services to Arlington's homeless.
Offers same-day emergency assistance to cover basic needs for Arlingtonians in crisis.
Shelters and supports domestic violence victims to help them gain independence.
Offers education, housing, and life skills programs for homeless young mothers.
Educates public about brain diseases, and creates affordable housing for those who suffer from them.
Helps homeless families become independent.
Provides emergency and long-term services to help those in need in Fairfax County.
Provides permanent housing and services for DC residents with multiple disabilities.
Offers housing and comprehensive support services for homeless women in DC.
Prevents homelessness in Alexandria through services, education and advocacy.
Feeds Fairfax County families in need through volunteer-run food pantry.
Transitions Alexandria families from homelessness to independence through housing and educational programming.
Improves healthy food access with programs helping eaters and farmers.
Educates the public about hunger, poverty, and obesity, and connects families with nutrition programs.
Provides safe housing for survivors of domestic violence.
Provides shelter and services for homeless families and domestic violence survivors.
Helps families achieve self-sufficiency through transitional housing and support.
Prevents homelessness, and re-houses those who have lost their homes.
Provides emergency food and supplies to those in need in Northern Virginia.
Empowers people who are experiencing homelessness to rebuild their lives.
Homeless service provider and year-round drop-in center in Georgetown.
Prevents homelessness in Fairfax County through housing and support services.
Renovates housing for the homeless in partnership with shelters.
Provides housing and transformative services to homeless families with children.
Empowers homeless/low-income families to create stable homes.
Develops affordable, rental and for-sale housing, and provides housing counseling.
Provides affordable independent housing for people in mental health recovery.
Provides housing and supportive services to homeless and at-risk families, helping them transformational changes.
Provides food and safety, counseling, support groups, day care, and financial assistance to 300+ individuals.
Provides an array of support services and affordable housing for Ward 1 residents.
Serves needs of homeless adults through a daytime community-based drop-in center.
Works to break the cycle of poverty in Lorton by helping families fill basic needs.
Helps low-income clients obtain, retain and maintain their housing.
Aims to end hunger through food distribution, education and advocacy.
Addresses affordable housing crisis among Latino community in DC.
Serves 4,000 homeless adults annually in Washington, DC.
Offers sober housing for young men recovering from addiction.
Collects surplus of fresh food and redistributes to those in need.
Provides stable housing, services, and community for formerly-homeless women.
Performs home repairs that help residents preserve their independence.
Provides repairs, accessibility modifications, and energy efficiency measures for low-income homeowners.
Provides free home repair/ accessibility modifications for DC’s low-income homeowners.
Helps homeless and addicted transform their lives through certified programming.
Provides emergency shelter and support sevices for homeless families with children.
Offers services for hard-to-reach, homeless men, women, and children in the DC area.
Offers holistic support and programming to end poverty.
Legal Services & Justice Programs
Provides legal services for Asian immigrants with limited English proficiency.
Advocates for systematic change in health, environmental, and education policy.
Provides high-quality legal services for low-income Washingtonians.
Represents domestic violence survivors and at-risk children for free.
Provides free and comprehensive employment law services, and advocates for workplace justice.
Provides prison-to-community reentry assistance for female ex-offenders.
Provides high-quality legal services to low-income and impoverished immigrants in Northern Virginia.
Improves access to legal support and justice for low-income DC residents.
Prevents and corrects the conviction of innocent people.
Works with ex-offenders to ensure each reenters the community successfully.
Mentors young men and helps them get a fresh start after juvenile incarceration.
Bridges the gap from incarceration to community.
Seeks to prevent and end homelessness through legal aid, education, and advocacy.
Computer and job training program giving access to opportunity.
Life Skills, Training, & Employment
Helps low-income families build strong financial futures.
Provides low-income adults with technological and life skills for careers.
Launches bright futures through self-advocacy, academic support, workforce development.
Offers compassionate job preparation, placement, and retention services.
Provides comprehensive programming to help people rise out of poverty.
Provides employment for individuals with disabilities and educational experiences for youth and adults on a local farm.
Supplies the homeless, unemployed, and hurting with resources to improve their lives.
Helps individuals achieve self-sufficiency by overcoming educational and employment barriers.
Prepares adults for work through intensive training and extended support.
Enables low-income women to increase their
Provides technology support and services exclusively to other nonprofits.
Community & Civic Engagement
Addresses social issues through overseas fellowships for professionals.
Places young adults in full-time service in antipoverty agencies.
Promotes local giving by connecting donors with charities.
Helps students who are at-risk stay on track to graduate.
Serves the LGBT community through programs, services, events, and advocacy.
Dedicated to securing equality for DC residents.
Drives economic and social advancement of low-to-moderate income Latinos and area residents.
Advances new leaders to strengthen communities, nonprofits and civic participation.
Builds capacity of nonprofits through the donation of promotional films.
Strengthens the Northern Virginia community through volunteerism.
Empowers African farmers to become agricultural entrepreneurs.
Supports secondary and higher education for girls in Africa.
Makes good-quality used bicycles available to low-income people overseas.
Advocates for smarter and more compassionate policies for war's civilian victims.
Creates entrepreneurs and community leaders through women's empowerment programming.
Empowers poor in developing countries through microlending and business training.
Helps communities liberate themselves from slavery.
Lambi supports economic justice, democracy and sustainable development in Haiti.
Creates libraries for vulnerable African children and youth.
Brings medical care to underserved communities in rural Guatemala.
Works to address health and education among indigenous children in Guatemala.