DC Education

We create opportunity for DC’s Children by Supporting their schools.

There is no greater way to help a child achieve than to provide them with a quality education. We support schools to make sure the children in DC’s community – ¬†our community – have access to the high-quality education they need to be ready for college and/or a career.

We focus our DC-area education investments along a continuum from early childhood through college completion in four key areas:

  • College Access

    College Access

    Because getting in is just the beginning, and many lower-income families need special support.

  • Talent


    We invest to recruit and develop strong teachers and leaders because they invest in our kids.

  • Facilities


    Great things can happen in a great space.

  • Quality Education

    Quality Education

    As our community grows, we need to improve and expand to meet the demand for a high-quality education.

Featured Grantee


Emily, DC Prep

Emily’s path to education began in the seventh grade as a volunteer tutor at Martha’s Table. She was paired with a student her age and grade to help with his homework.

Select Grantees

  • Higher Achievement

    Higher Achievement works to close the opportunity gap during the critical middle school years.

    > Visit Grantee Site
  • KIPP Through College

    KIPP Through College was created to ensure that all KIPP alumni have the tools and support needed to attain a college degree.

    > Visit Grantee Site
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