EIN 23-7343119

Greater Washington Community Foundation

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The mission of the Community Foundation for the national capital region is to strengthen the Washington metropolitan region by encouraging and supporting effective giving and by providing leadership on critical issues in our Community. Through our dee...
Also known as...
The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

Program areas at Greater Washington Community Foundation

Administration of charitable giving vehicles designed to facilitate the philanthropic intent of individuals, corporations, foundations and groups via donor advised, field of interest, designated or other fund types. Administration consists of gift receipt and acknowledgment, investment of fund assets, processing, and disbursing grants to nonprofit entities according to the terms of each individual fund. The Greater Washington Community Foundation currently provides administrative services to over 700 funds.
Fiscal sponsorships - the Community Foundation selectively extends its nonprofit status to board approved groups and/or organizations who have a philanthropic mission but have either not received separate exempt status from the internal revenue service or are organized for a limited duration or purpose. The Community Foundation supplies the same administrative services as those listed in #1 above. In addition the Foundation exercises expenditure control responsibility for all disbursements made by these fund types.
Internal program initiatives - program initiatives are discretionary activities of the Greater Washington Community Foundation designed to address specific areas of need within the service area of the Greater Washington region. Program initiatives of the current reporting period include: the neighbors in need fund, collaborative for education organizing, Greater Washington workforce development collaborative and the partnership for equity. Neighbors in need fund's goal is to address the most pressing challenges facing residents in the dc metropolitan region during the current economic crisis. The fund provides grant support to nonprofit organizations providing direct services for food, shelter, clothing, emergency financial assistance and foreclosure prevention and groups working to improve the safety net infrastructure. Collaborative for education organizing is a partnership of 12 local and national funders focused on achieving system-wide reform in public and charter schools in the district of columbia. The Greater Washington workforce development collaborative is a coalition of 14 local and national grant makers focused on helping low-income adults throughout the Greater Washington region obtain and retain jobs that provide good wages, benefits and opportunities for advancement through support of job training initiatives. Partnership for equity is a public/private partnership that seeks to build a capacity of leaders and organizations working on social justice issues in the dc region.

Form 990s for Greater Washington Community Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-032020-09-09990View PDF
2018-032019-06-19990View PDF
2017-032018-04-10990View PDF
2016-032017-07-21990View PDF
2015-032016-07-13990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds Greater Washington Community Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Hausfeld Family Charitable FoundationCummunity Advocacy$527,394
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...and 52 more grants received

Grants made by Greater Washington Community Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Morgan Stanley Global Impact Funding Trust$2,496,587
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...and 958 more grants made

Financials for Greater Washington Community Foundation

RevenuesFYE 03/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$60,358,669
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$9,747,150
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$321,192
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$9,626,111
Net income from fundraising events$1,432,680
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$192,504
Total revenues$81,678,306

Personnel at Greater Washington Community Foundation

Sterling SpeirnChief Executive Officer, National Conference on Citizenship$0
Shannon ScottChief Financial Officer / Board Member$202,212
Tonia WellonsOur Staff / Vice President , Community Investment$190,319
 Subscribe to viewVice President , Development and Senior Philanthropic Advisor / Board Member$184,372
 Subscribe to viewExecutive Director
...and 21 more key personnel

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Community Foundation of New JerseyMorristown, NJ$121,914,293
The Greater Cincinnati FoundationCincinnati, OH$137,413,135
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The Dallas FoundationDallas, TX$97,887,988
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East Tennessee Foundation (ETF)Knoxville, TN$26,643,937
Community Foundation of Tampa Bay (CFTB)Tampa, FL$46,528,030
Philadelphia Foundation (PF)Philadelphia, PA$79,448,283
The Cleveland FoundationCleveland, OH$120,009,767
Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF)Baton Rouge, LA$49,670,993
Tulsa Community FoundationTulsa, OK$164,263,183
Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF)Lincoln, NE$36,819,625
Community Foundation of Greater Des MoinesDes Moines, IA$97,760,217
Foundation for the CarolinasCharlotte, NC$289,696,942
Arkansas Community FoundationLittle Rock, AR$36,585,354
Seattle FoundationSeattle, WA$223,919,187
San Francisco Foundation (TSFF)San Francisco, CA$190,328,961
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The Oregon Community FoundationPortland, OR$232,236,926
The Community FoundationRichmond, VA$65,892,800
Greater Houston Community FoundationHouston, TX$205,503,819
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General information
1325 G STREET NW Suite 480
Washington, DC 20005
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Website URL
(202) 955-5890
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status