The Junior League of Washington (JLW) today announced the opening of the second round of its 2019-2020 opportunity grant application period for programs and projects in the Washington, DC, area. Interested organizations are invited to submit an application for our second round no later than February 1, 2020. JLW’s Opportunity Grants of $1,000 or less… Read More
WHAT: Junior League of Washington’s For the Love of Learning: A Readers2Leaders Festival This free, one-of-a-kind event will bring together DC families with area nonprofits, authors and illustrators, and literacy experts, all in celebration of literacy, leadership, and lifelong learning. Throughout the day, our program will feature motivational TED-style talks, group workshops, exhibitions, giveaways, kid-friendly… Read More
Event will feature more than 70 merchants, a family fun day, and a celebration of six decades as DC’s marquee holiday market After 61 years, the Junior League of Washington (JLW) will host its final Holiday Shops at Dock5 in Union Market from November 22-24. Thousands of shoppers will visit more than 70 merchants selling… Read More
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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