June 22 – July 5

Academy of Hope Adult Public Charter School was featured in WAMU 88.5 for their work to advance adult literacy and educational achievement in Washington, DC.

Several Alexandria (VA) nonprofit leaders and volunteers were featured on the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce’s 40 Under 40 list, including leaders from: ACT for Alexandria, The Campagna Center, The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and National Forum for Black Public Administrators

Arlington Community Foundation awarded over $821,000 in scholarship funding to local high school and college students according to Arlington Now.

Building Bridges Across The River was featured on NBC4 Washington’s News4 Your Sunday.

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement launched its call for nominations for the Excellence in Chief Executive Leadership (EXCEL) Award. The deadline for nominations is July 19, 2019.

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley announced a newly endowed fund by New River Valley Leading Lights according to the Roanoke Times. The Fund will honor volunteers making an impact in the community.

DC Central Kitchen and Friends of Guest House were featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch for their work supporting women after incarceration.

Maryland Nonprofits partnered with several local nonprofits and universities to launch a regional nonprofit impact report according to The Dispatch.

National Low Income Housing Coalition‘s latest report, “Out of Reach”, about the nation’s housing crisis was featured in Forbes.

Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area was featured on WDVM 25 for their efforts to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease.

The Arc of Northern Virginia partnered with the Fairfax County (VA) Board of Supervisors in hosting an inaugural Disability Inclusion Conference on June 29.


June 15 – 21

826DC and DC Scores stopped by NBC Washington News4 Your Sunday segment to discuss youth activities this summer.

Center for Black Equity CEO, Earl Fowlkes, was profiled in LGBTQ Nation for his efforts to advance queer people of color around the world.

DC Central Kitchen‘s culinary job training program was featured in WJLA.

Friends of Guest House will expand its services following a vote by the Alexandria (VA) City Council to loan the organization $145,000 according to Alexandria Times. Additionally, the organization was highlighted in The Washington Post for their work supporting women exiting prison.

Latin American Youth Center staff and clients gathered to celebrate the life of Zoe Spears, a transgender woman recently murdered in Maryland according to WTOP and The Root.

Latino Economic Development Center was highlighted in a Washingtonian article about up-and-coming chefs of color in Washington, DC.


June 8 – 14

Arlington Community Foundation was awarded a $3 million donation from Amazon to help support affordable housing and address homelessness according to The Washington Post and WTOP.

The Barbara McDowell and Gerald S. Hartman Foundation (“McDowell Foundation”) is currently accepting annual grant applications from organizations that undertake systemic, social justice litigation. The Foundation awards grants for cases that will have an impact on an area of the law or a legal issue through the establishment of a legal precedent. Applications must be submitted by August 1st for grants to be awarded for the following fiscal year of the Foundation, which is October 1 to September 30.

Breast Care for Washington and Miriam’s Kitchen were among the nonprofits selected to receive a grant from Qlarant Foundation according to Yahoo Finance.

Britepaths and United Way of the National Capital Area were among several Washington area nonprofits awarded a community grant by The TEGNA Foundation according to Yahoo Finance.

The Junior League of Washington (JLW) announced it has awarded a total of $90,000 in major grant funding to Washington, DC, area nonprofit organizations, along with a number of other smaller denomination and short-term grants, to close out the League’s 2018-19 fiscal year. Grant recipients included DC Scores, N Street Village, Bright Beginnings, Little Lights Urban Ministries, Suited for Change and The Child and Family Network Centers.

A study by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy about philanthropic giving to immigrant rights groups was featured in Nonprofit Quarterly.

The Arc of Greater Prince William received a donation of toys and supplies worth $500 from Birmingham Green according to Potomac Local.

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