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Monday, June 10, 2024


Washington, D.C. – Monday, June 10, 2024 – The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Martha’s Table to provide intensive, customized capacity-building support to 14 nonprofit organizations. This initiative, focusing on organizational assessment, in-depth interviews, and tailored capacity-building plans, aims to enhance the effectiveness and sustainability of these vital organizations.

Through this collaboration, we strive to ensure these nonprofits can continue to make a significant impact in their communities. This partnership is part of Martha’s Table’s broader effort, in collaboration with the Greater Washington Community Foundation, to strengthen and support grassroots organizations in Ward 8.

Martha’s Table has announced that 14 high-impact nonprofits in Ward 8 will receive Community Impact Fund grants. These grants, each totaling $15,000, are designed to support innovative solutions to community challenges, enhance organizational infrastructure, and bolster program operations. This funding is made possible through the generous support of local funders dedicated to creating a more just and equitable region.

“The Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s strategies to engage and strengthen nonprofits includes collaborations and partnerships.  By joining together, the Center and Martha’s Table can ensure that Ward 8 nonprofits not only sustain their operations, but also have the capability to expand their impact and outcomes,” said Glen O’Gilvie, CEO of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement. “We are committed to fostering a vibrant nonprofit sector that is equipped to address the unique challenges faced by people and communities in need.”

The FY23-24 grantees include:

  • A Beautiful Balance, Inc.
  • Anacostia AMP Outreach & Empowerment Center
  • BESTKids, Inc.
  • TheBookshelf Project, Inc.
  • College Tribe
  • Fihankra Akoma Ntoaso (FAN)
  • Fresh Start Project
  • It Takes A Village DC
  • Project Create
  • Recovery Café DC
  • SoulTrak Outdoors
  • TheTraRon Center
  • William Lockridge Community Foundation
  • Women Involved In Reentry Efforts (The WIRE)

These grants will support a range of capacity-building activities and targeted initiatives. The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is excited to work alongside these organizations to help them achieve their goals and maximize their impact.

For more information, please visit Martha’s Table Community Impact Fund Recipients.

Media Contacts:

Center for Nonprofit Advancement:
Ellie Shippey
Center for Nonprofit Advancement

Martha’s Table:
Charlie Gussom
Martha’s Table

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