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SCRAP DC, D.C.'s own creative reuse center, just moved to a larger building in Brookland

Kenny Brown is starting his own home renovation and design business thanks in part to the coaching from new entrepreneurship program Enterprise DC

The new Dance Place

Capital Cause members at a Game Night for charity at Cause Philanthropub in Shaw

People come from all over for the chance to work at a D.C. nonprofit, as the industry here includes everything from local organizations to ones with multinational impact. Chances are you've heard of some of these groups, but it's just as likely that others are new to you.

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Wood beams and scaffolding at the Washington National Cathedral

The art of preparing for disasters

Mary Tyszkiewicz is using improv to help people prepare for  and recover from disasters. 

Bread for the City's medical center

Hacking away at poverty

Bread for the City’s social workers are using technology to cut down on red tape to better serve impoverished DC residents. 


Ever wondered where DC's trees come from?

To grow the city’s tree canopy to 40 percent by 2032, Casey Trees bought the farm (or, rather, was given one). 


For DC's downtrodden, the path to a second chance runs through a kitchen

Finding steady work in D.C. is hard enough. When you’re fresh out of prison, dealing with homelessness, suffering from mental illness or substance abuse, it’s near impossible. One non-profit in the District is doing something about that.


Senior and out of the closet: DC nonprofit aims to provide affordable housing for LGBT elders

When it opens, Mary's House for Older Adults will be one of the few housing options in the country especially for LGBT seniors. 
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