The short descriptions that follow hardly do justice to the work of these amazing nonprofits. Please visit our website at Client List for more details about each client and the specific project they have requested, or join us at the Project Launch on October 5 to meet the clients in person. Evites for the Project Launch will be sent shortly.
Glen Echo, MD
Adventure Theatre offers professional theatrical productions, classes, workshops and camps.
ALEXANDRIA SEAPORT FOUNDATION
The Alexandria Seaport Foundation works with at-risk youth ages 17-23, who become apprentices in boat building.
ARTS AND HUMANITIES COUNCIL OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY (AHCMC)
Silver Spring, MD
The AHCMC provides professional development and marketing services to nearly 125 nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County.
THE BARKER FOUNDATION
The Barker Foundation serves all members of the adoption circle including birth parents, adopted persons, adopted parents, and anyone else whose life is touched by adoption.
THE BLACK STUDENT FUND
The Black Student Fund puts underprivileged students in grades K-12 in the most challenging academic environments, and supports these students academically as well as socially.
CÉSAR CHÁVEZ PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS Washington, DC
The César Chávez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy provide a high quality public school option for young people residing in DC's most impoverished and underserved communities.
CITY FIRST ENTERPRISES
City First Enterprises leverages private capital sources to drive investment in underserved areas of DC, developing innovative, market-oriented solutions that expand opportunity and create stability for low- and moderate-income families.
CLARICE SMITH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
College Park, MD
As part of UMD, the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center serves more than 100,000 people each year with a robust mix of performances and services.
COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF THE NATION'S CAPITAL
Communities in Schools of the Nation's Capital serves six schools located in Wards 5 and 8 in the District, and focuses on improving disadvantaged children's grades, attendance and graduation rates for elementary through high school.
Takoma Park, MD
Dance Exchange is an intergenerational dance lab dedicated to multiple artistic voices and dances, manifested in company performances and workshops offered to both professional dancers and novices
ELSIE WHITLOW STOKES PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL
The Elsie Whitlow Stokes Public Charter School prepares 320 culturally diverse elementary school students in the District of Columbia to be leaders, scholars and responsible citizens who are committed to social justice.
FACETS Cares is considered a key participant in Fairfax County's efforts to eradicate homelessness by housing the homeless and offering programs around life and career skills for their beneficiaries, education programs for kids in transition, and veterans support.
Falls Church, VA
Homestretch provides housing and support services (basic education, job training, ESL, financial literacy, transportation, and childcare) to homeless families to help them attain self-sufficiency.
HOWARD UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS
The School of Communications maintains an education environment conductive to the highest level of excellence, provides an educational competence grounded in ethics, academic freedom, the pursuit of knowledge, a commitment to social advocacy and justice, and a responsibility for leadership.
IONA SENIOR SERVICES
Iona's mission is to support people as they experience the challenges and opportunities of aging.
Kid Power is a civics-based organization that provides academic, artistic, nutritional, and service-learning opportunities for youth in under-served neighborhoods in DC.
MAIN STREET CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Main Street provides a quality, accredited early childhood learning program so children of limited income working families can grow and thrive in a nurturing environment.
NATIONAL HISTORY DAY
College Park, MD
National History Day seeks to teach essential historical literacy that motivates students to secure the future of democracy.
NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION - PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S COTTAGE
President Lincoln's Cottage preserves and interprets President Lincoln's seasonal retreat to engage the public in an exploration of Lincoln the leader and the private man.
PERRY SCHOOL COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER
The Perry School Community Services Center provides a wide range of programs and services aimed at eradicating poverty in the Ward 6/NOMA neighborhood.
Rosemount Center provides comprehensive early childhood education and family support services for 350+ families in a bilingual multicultural setting.
Signature Theatre is a professional theater company dedicated to producing contemporary musicals and plays, reinventing classic musicals, developing new work, and reaching its community through education and outreach.
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA CHESAPEAKE
Volunteers of America Chesapeake is dedicated to "inspire self reliance, dignity and hope" through 26 programs in five areas of health and human services including permanent housing, emergency shelter and mental health treatment services.
THE WASHINGTON BALLET
The Washington Ballet presents classical and contemporary ballet programs through its performing companies, and has an extensive community engagement program in Southeast Washington and through several DC public elementary schools.
WEAVE (WASHINGTON EMPOWERED AGAINST VIOLENCE)
WEAVE supports victims of domestic abuse and other forms of gender-based violence.
THE WOMEN'S COLLECTIVE
The Women's Collective meets the needs of women, girls, and their families living with, or at-risk for, HIV/AIDS & STDs.
WONDERS CHILD CARE
Chevy Chase, MD
Wonders Child Care is one of the largest, nonprofit child care organizations in Montgomery County and DC.