Sharing DC is a grantmaking initiative that brings donors and stakeholders together around an area of pressing need(s) in the District of Columbia to support DC-based organizations that serve our city’s most vulnerable residents. In 2016, Sharing DC recommended grants to six organizations addressing youth mental health in the District.

Click here for the Sharing DC Advisory Committee Members

Daniel Mayers, Esq., Chair

Vivian Brodsky

Patricia Fagen, Senior Fellow
Georgetown University

Dara Johnson, Program Officer
Horning Family Fund

Thelma Leenhouts

Renee Licht

Karen Mayers

Joseph MacDoniels
George Washington University

Jenean McKay

Dr. Marian Osterweis

Marcus Rosenbaum

Gail Schonfeld

Laura Stone


Each year the Sharing DC Committee considers the most pressing issues facing District of Columbia residents and selects one focus area. The committee will be meeting in March to discuss and decide on the central topic for the Sharing DC 2017 grant cycle.

How Can I Get Involved?

If you already have a fund at The Community Foundation, you can recommend a gift to Sharing from your fund.

What If I Don’t Have a Fund?

If you are not yet a fundholder, you can also make a gift to Sharing online or by sending a check to The Community Foundation. In addition, we welcome your participation in Sharing DC by serving on our Advisory Committee or by joining one of our forthcoming site visits. For more information just contact to get started.

Current Year Funding Support

Endowment Funding Support