For Nonprofits

The Southwest Community Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that serve residents of Southwest DC (20024). It seeks out and invests in solutions to sustain and improve the quality of life for Southwest DC residents. Our first grant round opened November 2021. Grant awards will be announced mid-February 2022

Community Grant Program Guidelines

Who is eligible for funding from Southwest Community Foundation?
Tax-exempt organizations under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3), including public charities as described in IRC 509(a)(1)-(4) and 170(b)-(c). Schools are also eligible.

Will the Foundation award grants to organizations that are not 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization but have a fiscal sponsor?
Yes, provided the fiscal sponsor meets the eligibility criteria. Enter the fiscal sponsor’s EIN (Tax ID)

What is ineligible for funding?
Contributions to political or labor organizations, candidates, or causes.
Contributions that facilitate religious mission, doctrine, or organization.