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Nonprofit Partners

Washington D.C.

Fair Chance is proud to introduce you to the seven nonprofits in our 2021 cohort. These nonprofits serve nearly 1,700 children and families across all 8 wards. From prenatal support to early literacy intervention to outdoor exploration, our new partners are providing youth in our city with vital opportunities.

Click on the logos below to learn more about the work of our 2021 cohort!

Mamatoto Village

Mamatoto Village is devoted to creating career pathways for Womxn of Color in the field of public health and human services; and providing accessible perinatal support services designed to empower womxn with the necessary tools to make the most informed decisions in their maternity care, their parenting, and their lives.


ScholarCHIPS provides college scholarships, mentoring, and a support network to children of incarcerated parents, inspiring them to complete their college education.

Shout Mouse Press

Shout Mouse Press (SMP) is a writing and publishing program dedicated to amplifying underheard voices. Through writing workshops that lead to professional publication, SMP coaches young people from marginalized communities to tell their own stories in their own voices and, as published authors, to act as leaders and agents of change.

Soul Trak Outdoors

Soul Trak Outdoors cultivates outdoor stewards within communities of color through multi-generational programming in nature. Their work is aimed to benefit black and brown communities in the greater Washington DC area, while specifically highlighting natural spaces located in wards 7 & 8.

Starting With Today

Starting With Today's mission is to create, sustain, and enhance the career, mental, and financial wellness of underserved adults by providing customized training and local resources.

SWALIGA Foundation

SWALIGA Foundation's mission is to cultivate learning globally and inspire young people to connect their passions to successful careers.

Prince George’s County, MD

Fair Chance is proud to introduce you to the ten nonprofits in the Ready for Work Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative. Fair Chance is co-managing this initiative, a partnership between Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP) and the Prince George’s County Council, by engaging in 3-year partnerships with selected nonprofits based in Prince George’s County to help improve organizational outcomes and strengthen their capacity to support young people in achieving their goals.

Community Youth Advance

Community Youth Advance is dedicated to advancing the academic, social and career opportunities of boys and girls by providing them, and their families, academic enrichment, mentorship, college prep assistance and access to career training.

End Time Harvest Ministries

End Time Harvest Ministries builds and empowers youth to lead and impact the health and wealth of Port Towns and Prince George’s County communities by equipping youth with educational, social, moral and economic life skills.

Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education

FAME’s mission is to give every young musician the best opportunity to succeed in life by providing music training and academic support.

First Generation College Bound

First Generation College Bound exists to empower youth from low to moderate income families to achieve social and economic success by providing guidance, encouragement, and support in obtaining a college degree.

Ivy Community Charities

Ivy Community Charities seeks to empower youth and strengthen families by providing programs and services that address the educational, cultural, health, economic and social needs of Prince George's County's low to moderate income residents.

Joe's Movement Emporium

Joe's Movement Emporium inspires creativity through cultural experiences supporting arts education, job training and a creative community.

Liberty's Promise

Liberty's Promise supports low-income immigrant youth, ages 15-21, by providing them with means to become actively involved in civic life, pursue higher education, and embark upon meaningful careers.

Side by Side

Side by Side engages, equips and encourages parents of elementary school students to partner with schools to promote their children’s success in the classroom.

The Training Source

The mission of The Training Source is to provide education, training, and services that promote positive economic mobility.


WETATi (We're Empowered to Achieve the impossible) educates, trains and empowers low to moderate income K-12 and collegiate students to build entrepreneurial skills to prepare for the 21st century workforce.