Grants, book donations, and annual scholarship total more than $135,000 for organizations and individuals across the Washington, DC, area May 30, 2019 (WASHINGTON, DC) – The Junior League of Washington (JLW) announced that it has awarded a total of $90,000 in major grant funding to Washington, DC, area nonprofit organizations, along with a number of… Read More
May 1, 2019 (WASHINGTON, DC) – The Junior League of Washington (JLW) is seeking responses to two separate requests for proposal focused on fund development and technology modernization of our Headquarters. Technology Modernization: The objective of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit competitive proposals for modernizing technology, including audiovisual and related services, at our… Read More
February 26, 2019 (WASHINGTON, DC) – The Junior League of Washington (JLW) is proud to host once again its fun-filled, family-friendly nutrition fair, Kids in the Kitchen. In its 13th year in Washington, DC, this free event brings local restaurants, nonprofits, and nutrition and fitness experts together for a day of games, crafts, hand-on learning, and… Read More
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Each year, JLW awards the Meg Graham Scholarship…Celebrating Service and Leadership to a graduating Washington, DC, senior who has demonstrated a commitment to voluntarism and community service. This volunteer service award was established in 1982 in honor of the late Reverend Margaret M. Graham, a former JLW member and former President of the Association of Junior Leagues International.
The Junior League of Washington is proud to invest in the Washington, DC, community through our targeted grants, scholarships, and other direct giving programs. Click here to learn more about our grants, and click here to learn more about our scholarships and other awards for students.
The Junior League of Washington hosts and supports a number of signature events each year, including the Library of Congress’s National Book Festival, Kids in the Kitchen, and the Bright Beginnings 5K, as well as League fundraisers like JLW Shops!, Holiday Shops, Tossed & Found, and Kitchen Tour.
The Junior League of Washington focuses its volunteer and financial resources on the complex issues of literacy – child, adult, and cultural. Through our Resolution Read project, we have placed nearly 125,000 books in the hands of DC-area children since 2011. Learn more about how your organization can benefit from this initiative.
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