EIN 23-7343119

Greater Washington Community Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
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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.
Also known as...
The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
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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 (continued on schedule o)

Grants made by Greater Washington Community Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
American Endowment FoundationGeneral Support$9,098,791
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundGeneral Support$3,698,558
The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation (BTCF)General Support$2,148,112
...and 959 more grants made totalling $78,474,926

Who funds Greater Washington Community Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Spring FoundationTo Help Strengthen the Washington Metropolitan Region By Encouraging and Supporting Effective Giving$1,936,000
Melamed FoundationGeneral$1,530,000
American Endowment FoundationPhilanthropy$756,500
...and 78 more grants received totalling $10,170,930

Personnel at Greater Washington Community Foundation

Niah Benjamin SchedulerChief Executive Officer
Tonia WellonsChief Executive Officer and President / President and Chief Executive Officer / Our Staff / Vice President , Community Investment / Vice President , Partnerships and Community Engagement$327,873
Marcus BraxtonChief Operating Officer$171,538
Glenn HarrisChief Investment Officer
Shannon ScottChief Financial Officer$205,816
...and 20 more key personnel

Financials for Greater Washington Community Foundation

RevenuesFYE 03/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$201,292,910
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$27,687,762
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$263,707
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$12,203,543
Net income from fundraising events$1,796,459
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,454,689
Total revenues$244,699,070

Form 990s for Greater Washington Community Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-032023-02-15990View PDF
2021-032022-02-15990View PDF
2020-032021-04-12990View PDF
2019-032020-09-09990View PDF
2018-032019-06-19990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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The Boston Foundation (TBF)Boston, MA$324,652,362
Community Foundation of New JerseyMorristown, NJ$257,903,592
Community Foundation of Greater Des MoinesWest Des Moines, IA$144,988,273
The Dallas FoundationDallas, TX$137,312,103
Philadelphia Foundation (PF)Philadelphia, PA$72,684,648
The Greater Cincinnati FoundationCincinnati, OH$157,180,384
The San Diego FoundationSan Diego, CA$283,565,373
New York Community TrustNew York, NY$442,855,899
Data update history
June 23, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
June 19, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 16, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
June 12, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 5 new vendors, including , , , , and
May 10, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsCommunity foundationsCharities
Community improvement
Political advocacyOperates donor advised fundsProvides grantsLobbyingFundraising eventsOperates internationallyState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportTax deductible donationsFiscal sponsor
General information
1325 G St NW Suite 480
Washington, DC 20005
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
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
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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