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American Farmland Trust
Working to stop the loss of productive farmland and promote healthier farming practices in the U.S.
Non-profit job training and housing development organization serving the Anacostia community.
Beacon House
Supports at-risk youth and families in Edgewood Terrace through educational, cultural, and recreational programs.
Supports area high school youth through culinary arts, mentoring and business development. Features news, programs, events, employment opportunities, message boards and a guest book.
Bread for the City
Private, non-profit organization that provides vulnerable residents with services including food, clothing, medical care, legal and social services. Features volunteer opportunities, directions, newsletter, calendar and employment opportunities.
Calvary Women's Services
Provides housing and support services to homeless women. Features volunteer and internship opportunities, a wish list, directions and events.
Capital Alumni Network
Fosters activities, networking, friendship and intercollegiate spirit between local club members. Features chapters, events and a forum.
Capital Area Food Bank
Distributes surplus food to hunger relief organizations. Features events, volunteer opportunities, education and advocacy programs and a newsletter.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington
Private social service agency delivers services that help people become self-sufficient. Features news, events, locations, services and volunteer opportunities.
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
Advocates for transparent, fair and generous immigration policies. Programs, news and volunteering.
Center for Nonprofit Advancement
Formerly the Washington Council of Agencies by providing education and training, networking, advocacy and buying opportunities for nonprofits in the Washington region. Programs, services and news.
Charlie's Place
This outreach ministry at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church operates a breakfast program and works to assist and empower homeless individuals in the areas of physical and mental health, nutrition, employment, housing, education and other needs.
Christ House
Medical facility for homeless men and women provides 24-hour nursing care, as well as nutritional, pastoral, and social services. Features services, volunteer opportunities, programs, employment opportunities, events and a wish list.
Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development - CNHED
Umbrella organization for the nonprofit housing and economic development industry in the District. Features news, training programs, events, a non-profit tool kit and scholarship information.
Coalition for the Homeless
Works to help transition homeless and at-risk individuals and families to self-sufficiency through housing programs and supportive services. Features programs, employment opportunities, news and events.
Community Family Life Services
Inclusive faith-based organization helps the low-income and homeless, providing assistance with food, housing, employment and youth development. Includes information on services, volunteer opportunities, and how to donate.
Community of Hope
Providing services to homeless and low-income individuals and families, including transitional housing, social services, family education and health care. Features programs, volunteer opportunities and a wish list.
Community Preservation and Development Corporation
Works to create and preserve financially sound, socially responsible affordable housing for low and moderate income individuals and families and to develop community service programs that strengthen communities. Includes program overviews.
Finances safe, affordable, and dignified housing for people recovering from mental illness. Features recent projects, application process, sponsors and contact information.
DC Central Kitchen
Community kitchen engaged in food recycling and meal distribution programs. Features outreach programs, volunteer opportunities, publications and employment opportunities.
DC Grotto
Local chapter of the National Speleological Society dedicated to the exploration, study and conservation of caves. Features directions, membership information, projects and events.
DC Habitat for Humanity
Works to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness by building affordable, energy efficient homes. Features volunteer opportunities, news, homeowner criteria and employment opportunities.
DC Rape Crisis Center
Provides counseling and support services for victims of rape and incest, as well as community education programs. Includes self-defense tips and other information.
DC Society of Young Professionals
Social and networking group organizes social, recreational, cultural, and educational activities for members. Includes group information, free membership registration, calendar of events, ticket ordering, and photos of events.
Downtown Cluster of Congregations
Ecumenical coalition of churches provides social services, including referrals and assistance to the homeless, a day care center for disabled seniors, and low-income housing loans. Features congregations and contact information.
Emergence Community Arts Collective
A non-profit organization whose mission is to foster a spirit of community in the Pleasant Plains neighborhood through social activities, traditional arts classes, support groups and educational seminars.
Federal City Council
Works to improve the city by focusing the creative and administrative talents of its members on major problems and opportunities. Features projects, news and members.
Federation of Citizens Associations of the District of Columbia
A federation of neighborhood and city-wide civic organizations in DC. Newsletter archive features news on city governance, local issues, and civic organization activities.
Food and Friends
Provides meals, groceries and nutrition counseling to people living with life-challenging illnesses such as AIDS and cancer. Features FAQ, news, volunteer opportunities and events.
Friendship Place
Enables people in the upper northwest area of the District who are, have been, or are at risk of being homeless to rebuild and sustain their lives with the involvement of the community. Features news, events and programs.
Georgetown Ministry Center
Offers emergency services for homeless men and women. Includes programs, staff profiles, resources for the homeless, volunteer opportunities and a newsletter.
Goodwill Greater Washington
Services include thrift stores, job training programs, contract services with government and industry, and special events.
Greater Washington Aquatic Plant Association
A place for those interested in aquatic plants to gather together to exchange information, plants, and to socialize. Find events, a discussion forum, and membership information.
Greater Washington Urban League
Works to increase the economic and political empowerment of African Americans and other minorities and to help all Americans share equally in the responsibilities and rewards of full citizenship. Features programs, community outreach projects, events and news.
Housing Counseling Services
A non-profit community-based organization providing counseling, training and client advocacy services to low- and moderate-income renters, homebuyers and tenants secure and maintain safe and affordable housing.
Humanities Council of Washington DC
Works to preserve the District's cultural legacy while transforming the nation's capital into a community. Features grants, programs, volunteer opportunities and events.
International Club of DC
Brings together outgoing and internationally-minded professionals who are interested in sharing cultural and social experiences while helping the community. Features events and membership information.
International Committee for Information Technology Standards
The primary U.S. focus of standardization in the field of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), encompassing storage, processing, transfer, display, management, organization, and retrieval of information.
Employment and training nonprofit helps homeless men and women obtain meaningful employment, permanent housing and break the cycle of welfare. Includes history, services and locations.
Jubilee Jobs
Provides skilled job preparation and placement services to the unemployed. Includes employers, events and annual report.
Junior League of Washington
Committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Includes news and events, fundraisers, grants and membership information.
Non-profit organization promotes home ownership by renovating or building affordable homes and by training first-time homebuyers. Includes history, list of past and current projects, properties currently available and description of programs.
Martha's Table
Dedicated to fulfilling the needs of low-income and homeless children, families and individuals. Includes programs, volunteer opportunities, wish lists, newsletters and photographs.
Mary House
Provides transitional housing services, shelter and support programs to homeless and struggling families. Includes news, articles, awards and funding information.
Men Can Stop Rape
Empowers male youth and the institutions that serve them to work as allies with women in preventing rape and other forms of men's violence. Includes programs, workshops and events.
Meridian International Center
Non-profit organization promotes international understanding through professional exchange, educational and arts programs. Calendar of events, newsletters, program descriptions and information on its historic headquarters houses, Meridian House and the White-Meyer House.
Mi Casa
A non-profit committed to providing home ownership opportunities in the District's inner-city; particularly single homes for large families of low or moderate income. [English/Spanish]
Miriam's Kitchen
Serves the homeless via a breakfast program, case management, transitional housing and after-breakfast programs. Includes news and volunteer opportunities.
MIT Club of Washington DC
Serves MIT alumni and alumnae residing in suburban Maryland, Northern Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Includes events, seminars, and club information.
My Sister's Place
Provides confidential shelter, programs, education and advocacy for battered women and their children. Includes volunteer opportunities, projects and resources.
N Street Village
Provides services for homeless women including a day center, night shelter, wellness center, addiction recovery programs and community living for those with mental illness, as well as affordable rental housing and child care for families. Features volunteer opportunities.
National Community Reinvestment Coalition
Acts as the collective voice for its member organizations to Congress, Bank Regulatory Agencies, the Executive branches of the federal government and the national press. Publications and membership information.
Neighbors Consejo
Serving the Latino community of Mount Pleasant, Columbia Heights and Adams Morgan by providing social services and crisis support to low-income and homeless men, women and families. Features community action and news.
Northwest Settlement House
Serves the Shaw community from infancy to senior citizenship, helping to provide healthy alternatives to strengthen the community by providing educational opportunities.
Perry School Community Services Center
Provides social services, economic empowerment and youth development in an effort to end poverty, its causes and consequences in the North Capitol Street area. Includes services.
Polaris Project
Offers help to victims of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Overview of programs for victims, and details on how the public can participate.
Professionals in the City
A networking and social group that offers hundreds of local events a year. Includes event calendar and online ticket purchase.
Samaritan Inns
Provides homeless and addicted men and women with tangible opportunities for hope and healing through intensive recovery, transitional living and affordable housing programs. Includes volunteer opportunities.
Singles on the Go: DC Singles
Resource guide for local singles dating and events.
So Others Might Eat
Works to meet the needs of the poor and homeless through immediate services such as food, clothing, and medical care, and to empower clients through substance-abuse rehabilitation, job training and housing programs. Includes news, events and volunteer opportunities.
Suited for Change
Provides professional clothing and ongoing career education to low-income women to increase their employment and job retention potential and to contribute to their economic independence.
Things To Do DC
Sponsors social and cultural events where young professionals can socialize and network. Includes free membership application, calendar of events and online booking.
Thomas Circle Singers
Community-minded chorus that donates ticket proceeds to non-profit organizations serving Washington residents in need.
Turning the Page
Links public schools, families and the community to ensure students receive valuable educational resources and a high quality public education. Features partner schools and volunteer opportunities.
U.S. Copts Association
Educational resources on matters of democracy, religious freedom and human rights in the Middle East, specifically focusing on Egypt and the treatment of the Coptic minority.
United Planning Organization
The designated community action agency for Washington, DC. It operates a wide variety of human service programs for youths, seniors, low-income residents and others. Site covers the organization, its programs and history.
United Way of the National Capital Area
Works to build a stronger community and provides fundraising opportunities in the area. Features a history, employment opportunities, services, news and events.
Urban Land Institute - District Council Washington
Works to provide responsible leadership in land use. Features events, news, publications and membership information.
Vegetarian Society of the District of Columbia
Seeks to promote the benefits of a vegetarian diet and to unite vegetarians in the metropolitan area. Features events, membership information and volunteer opportunities.
The Washington Center
Independent nonprofit organization provides internship programs, academic seminars internships placements in major professional fields in the private, public and nonprofit sector. Features housing and student services, applications, financial assistance information, campus liaisons and agencies requesting interns.
Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
Offers legal assistance for and advocacy on behalf of people who are homeless or about to become homeless. Includes volunteer opportunities, information for clients and advocacy activities.
Washington Regional Alcohol Program - WRAP
Fights drunk and drugged driving and underage drinking through campaigns and programs designed to raise awareness of the dangers surrounding the issues. Includes events, programs, activities, newsletters and annual reports.
The Water Front Center
A non-profit education and urban planning organization works to assist communities and the professions in making the wisest and best long-term uses of waterfront resources for maximum public benefit. Features news, membership information and educational materials.
World Affairs Council
A nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)3 affiliate of the Foreign Policy Association offering members and guests monthly programs featuring prominent speakers from both the U.S. and abroad.
YWCA - National Capital Area
Creates opportunities to educate, motivate, and support women, children, and their families to achieve their fullest potential and promotes racial justice and gender equity. Features membership information, training, events, fitness center information and volunteer opportunities.
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