The short descriptions that follow hardly do justice to the work of these amazing nonprofits. For more details about each client and the specific project they have requested, click here: Client List, and join us at Compass' Project Launch on October 2 to meet the clients in person.
ALZHEIMER'S FAMILY DAY CENTER (Fairfax, VA)
Alzheimer's Family Day Center provides specialized care, support and education for individuals with Alzheimer's disease, their families and the community. Funding Strategy.
CASA FOR CHILDREN OF DC (Washington, D.C.)
CASA for Children of DC helps youth in foster care form permanent connections with caring adults, reside in stable living environments and take more responsibility for their decisions. Strategic Alignment.
CENTER FOR NONPROFIT ADVANCEMENT (Washington, D.C.) www.nonprofitadvancement.org
The Center for Nonprofit Advancement strengthens, promotes and represents nonprofit organizations based in Greater Washington. Board Development.
CHELSEA SCHOOL (Silver Spring, MD)
The Chelsea School works to prepare middle and high school students diagnosed with language-based learning disabilities for higher education. Strategic Planning Year 2.
DC PROMISE NEIGHBORHOOD INITIATIVE (Washington, D.C.) www.dcpni.org
The DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative coordinates the cradle-to-career pipeline of services for children and parents in Ward 7. Board Development.
DCTV (Washington, D.C.)
DCTV provides DC residents the opportunity to create and telecast their own shows on cable television, ensuring the presence of diverse cultural groups. Funding Strategy.
EASTER SEALS SERVING DC | MD | VA (Silver Spring, MD) www.eseal.org
Easter Seals provides early childhood education, medical adult day services, respite care, therapy, family caregiver training, veteran employment services and wounded warrior support services to people with disabilities. Strategic Partnerships and Collaborations.
HOME CARE PARTNERS (Washington, D.C.) www.homecarepartners.org
Home Care Partners enables vulnerable people to remain in their own homes in comfort, safety, and dignity through both home care services and caregiver training. Board Development.
HORTON'S KIDS (Washington, D.C.)
Horton's Kids provides tutoring, after school programs, summer programs, health services, family empowerment and education advocacy for the children of Ward 8. Funding Strategy.
HOUSING UNLIMITED (Silver Spring, MD) www.housingunlimited.org
Housing Unlimited provides affordable, independent housing for adults with psychiatric disabilities in Montgomery County. Funding Strategy.
HUMANITIES DC (Washington, D.C.)
HumanitiesDC brings together the diverse neighborhoods of Washington, DC through cross-cultural education, young adult leadership, and cultural and historical events. Strategic Alignment.
IONA SENIOR SERVICES (Washington, D.C.)
Iona supports people as they experience the challenges and opportunities of aging. Marketing Strategy.
LATIN AMERICAN MONTESSORI BILINGUAL (Washington, D.C.)
LAMB is a Public Charter School for early childhood through 5th grade focused on English and Spanish languages in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Strategic Planning Year 1.
LEADERSHIP GREATER WASHINGTON (Washington, D.C.) www.lgwdc.org
LGW connects diverse leaders and stimulates their collaborative efforts through dynamic education and membership programs. Strategic Planning Year 1.
THE LEVINE SCHOOL OF MUSIC (Washington, D.C.) www.levineschool.org
The Levine School of Music creates a welcoming community centered around music, offering a range of courses to over 3,500 students every year and performances featuring students and faculty. Strategic Planning Year 2.
LINDEN RESOURCES (Arlington, VA)
Linden Resources expands employment opportunities for people with disabilities by helping them attain the necessary skills to find, secure and retain a job, as well as places members in jobs. Funding Strategy.
THE LITERACY LAB (Washington, D.C.)
The Literacy Lab provides low-income children with individualized reading instruction in order to improve their literacy skills. Funding Strategy.
MARYLAND YOUTH BALLET (Silver Spring, MD) www.marylandyouthballet.org
Maryland Youth Ballet provides ballet classes for children, youth and adults with the goal of preparing dancers for a career in the performing arts. Board Development.
MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF MONT. CO. (Rockville, MD) www.mhamc.org
MHA promotes support to those living with mental illness through education, advocacy, job training and direct service programs. Funding Strategy.
NATIONAL CENTER FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES (Bethesda, MD) www.nccf-cares.org
NCCF provides early intervention programs for high-risk children and families in cases of child abuse and neglect, school failure, drug abuse, cyclical poverty, welfare dependence, homelessness, crime, and violence. Strategic Alignment.
NATIONAL CHILD RESEARCH CENTER (Washington, D.C.) www.ncrcpreschool.org
NCRC is an independent, nonprofit preschool that provides a collaborative approach to preschool education and is committed to the inclusion of children with special needs. Strategic Alignment.
NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION (Washington, D.C.)
The NTHP works to save America's historic places for the next generation by taking direct, on-the-ground action when historic buildings and sites are threatened. Strategic Partnerships and Collaborations.
NORTHERN VIRGINIA THERAPEUTIC RIDING PROGRAM (Clifton, VA)
NVTRP is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and adults with disabilities, youths-at-risk, and veterans through the challenging, physically active sport of horseback riding. Strategic Planning Year 2.
PRINCE GEORGE'S CHILD RESOURCE CENTER (Largo, MD) www.childresource.org
Prince George's Child Resource Center helps create healthy and nurturing environments for children by supporting families and educating caregivers. Strategic Alignment.
REBUILDING TOGETHER ALEXANDRIA (Alexandria, VA) www.rebuildingtogetheralex.org
Rebuilding Together Alexandria brings volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of those in need by preserving existing homes. Marketing Strategy.
SASHA BRUCE YOUTHWORK (Washington, D.C.) www.sashabruce.org
Sasha Bruce Youthwork improves the lives of runaway, homeless, abused, neglected and at-risk youth and their families. Strategic Planning Year 1.
UNITED PLANNING ORGANIZATION (Washington, D.C.) www.upo.org
UPO provides early education, youth programming, adult education, training and job placement, and volunteer opportunities to move members of the community from poverty to self-sufficiency. Funding Strategy.
WASHINGTON AREA BICYCLIST ASSOCIATION (Washington, D.C.)
WABA promotes bicycling for fun, fitness, and affordable transportation. They advocate for better bicycling conditions and transportation choices for a healthier and safer environment. Board Development.
YOUTH BUILD PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL (Washington, D.C.) www.youthbuildpcs.org
YouthBuild PCS is an alternative high school that aims to transform the lives of young people who seek to re-engage in their education in a non-traditional school environment. Strategic Planning Year 1.