Nonprofit Toolkit

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.


Download the D.C. Nonprofit Toolkit

Quick Facts


Nonprofits employ one out of every 10 workers in the DCregion.


D.C. is home to the U.S. Office of Partnerships and Grant Services.


More than 31% of residents in DC volunteer.


The nonprofit sector is the second-largest DC industry in terms of employment, behind retail.

Non-Profit Toolkit

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The WDCEP is ready with resources and local business expertise to answer questions and guide your potential path to business in DC. To download the Nonprofit Toolkit, please complete these fields.



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Daniella Djiogan

Manager of Business Engagement