Ready for Work Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative


Current nonprofits partners

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.

Prince George’s Proud

In March 2021, The Prince George’s County Council, Venture Philanthropy Partners+RaiseDC, and Fair Chance hosted Prince George’s Proud — a celebration of the 2021 Graduates of the Ready for Work Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative.