Category: Youth Education & Enrichment , Mentorship & College Access , Adult Literacy & Learning
Connects people to nature through education, stewardship, and advocacy.
CROSSLIST FROMEnvironment & Animal Services
Offers affordable art education for low-income students.
CROSSLIST FROMYouth & Community Arts
Connects underserved populations with quality dance performances and educational programs.
Empowers at-risk youth through photography and advocacy training.
A youth orchestra that provides music education and performance opportunities.
Inspires formerly incarcerated youth to pursue employment and education.
Trains underserved youth to be leaders through media creation.
Offers free arts programming designed to spark creativity and confidence among low-income children.
Uses classical theatre to educate, explore, and entertain.
Teaches students to express themselves through playwriting and performance.
Introduces dance to all ages through performances, workshops, and outreach.
CROSSLIST FROMPerforming, Literary, & Visual Arts
Serves as DC's original stage for Latinos and youth.
Promotes stepping as a performance art and art education tool.
Advances longform improv through classes and performances.
Gives people opportunities to hone writing skills and share their stories.
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.
CROSSLIST FROMChildren, Youth, & Families
Offers long-term mentoring to those in child welfare system.
Promotes healthy youth relationships and an end to dating violence.
Fulfills emotional, educational, and material needs of at-risk children and mothers.
Offers life-changing adventures designed to empower inner-city youth.
Guides mothers and their children as they reshape their lives to overcome poverty.
Tackles problems affecting youth today through advocacy and community mobilization.
Uses poetry, soccer, and service-learning to inspire youth in an after-school program.
Helps teens in foster care find family.
Offers out-of-school development programs for "risk-susceptible" students Prince William County.
Offers holistic ministry and services to families in poverty.
Empowers South Asian women to live free of abuse.
CROSSLIST FROMGirls & Women
Offers leadership development, advocacy, and college programming for girls and families.
Provides support, knowledge, and skills vulnerable girls need to thrive.
Helps girls in Northern Virginia build confidence through physical activity.
Provides civic engagement opportunities for under-served immigrant youth.
CROSSLIST FROMImmigrant & Refugee Services
Mobilizes Americans to thank service members through scholarships for their families.
CROSSLIST FROMVeterans & Military Families
Provides health and human services for vulnerable of Montgomery County.
CROSSLIST FROMHealth, Wellness, & Senior Services
Offers therapeutic horseback riding lessons to people with disabilities.
Offers education, housing, and life skills programs for homeless young mothers.
CROSSLIST FROMBasic Needs, Food, & Housing
Prevents homelessness, and re-houses those who have lost their homes.
Empowers homeless/low-income families to create stable homes.
Computer and job training program giving access to opportunity.
CROSSLIST FROMLife Skills, Training, & Employment
Provides low-income adults with technological and life skills for careers.
Launches bright futures through self-advocacy, academic support, workforce development.
Helps students who are at-risk stay on track to graduate.
CROSSLIST FROMCommunity & Civic Engagement
Supports secondary and higher education for girls in Africa.
CROSSLIST FROMInternational Programs
Creates libraries for vulnerable African children and youth.