Friends of SW DC

Friends of Southwest DC serves non-profit organizations in SW DC by supporting organizations that conduct educational, community development and charitable programs.



History and
Annual Reports

Success Stories


Since 1998, we have made grants totaling $237,000. More than 30 local organizations have been supported. See what some of these organizations are saying here:

Your help is important to support the vibrant but small and vital organizations in SW DC. Find out about donating here:

Our volunteer Board of Directors oversees fundraising and grants. Since we have no paid staff, over 95 percent of our income goes to support programs.

Notes from donors:

"You and the Friends of Southwest DC team are going a fantastic job running the organization.  I enjoyed reading the annual report and wish you all the best in 2017.  Thank you for your efforts!"

"SW DC is such a warm and wonderful community. Please continue the great work in supporting our neighborhood." -- Adam

"Thank you for all you do for the Southwest community, especially it's seniors which so few other organizations recognize." -- Bob


Friends of Southwest DC
389 O Street SW, Washington, DC 20024