Washington, DC is home to the largest concentration of nonprofits and associations in the country, totaling over 13,000 organizations. The District’s non-profit community benefits from their proximity to policymakers and leaders who are looking to implement change across social causes and public benefit. Use the Nonprofit Toolkit to get an inside track to starting a nonprofit in the city.
#1Nonprofits employ one out of every 10 workers in the DCregion.
#1D.C. is home to the U.S. Office of Partnerships and Grant Services.
#1More than 31% of residents in DC volunteer.
#1The nonprofit sector is the second-largest DC industry in terms of employment, behind retail.
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The DC Doing Business Guide is intended to cover essential information needed to start, grow, or expand your business in the District. Whether you are an entrepreneur looking for guidance on starting a business in the city, have an existing business that you are looking to relocate, or are expanding an existing business, this guide […]
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