The strong roots of every Green Festival stem from the incredible enthusiasm of the local and regional community, as well as the support of valuable relationships formed with local and regional nonprofit organizations. Green Festival Nonprofit Allies provide an incredible network of volunteerism and funding to socially and environmentally benefit the community. Visit Nonprofit Ally sites today and find out how you can engage to "Pay it Forward" and "Get it Back" in your community.
The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
www.350.org is a grassroots global movement working to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis—the solutions that science and justice demand. 350 is you, and the thousands of people like you who take it upon themselves to inspire your communities to action.
As the only open-access shelter in the Nation’s Capital, the Washington Humane Society provides comfort and care to nearly 30,000 animals each year through its broad range of programs and services including sheltering for homeless animals, a comprehensive adoption program and off-site adoption events to find new families for the animals in our care, low-cost spay and neuter for pet owners and other local organizations, an aggressive TNR (trap-neuter-return) program for feral cats (CatNiPP), investigations of each allegation of animal cruelty or neglect through the Humane Law Enforcement, lost and found services to help reunite lost pets with their families, pet behavioral advice to help resolve issues that lead to animals being relinquished to shelters, working with breed rescue groups to find more homes for more animals, volunteer and foster programs to allow other members of the community to help us help more animals and an award winning Humane Education program that teaches kindness to animals to the next generation of animal lovers.
Responding with compassion and creativity to the needs of homeless persons in the community and helping to prevent eviction for Montgomery County residents.
The mission of FRESHFARM Markets is to educate the public about food and environmental issues, and to provide vital economic opportunities for local farmers. We accomplish this through our farmers markets and programs.
The Washington Peace Center is a multi-issue, grassroots, anti-racist activist support organization working for peace, justice and nonviolent social change in the metropolitan Washington D.C. area.Currently, the Peace Center serves as a central organizing and coalition hub for DC-based anti-war, social justice peace-focused organizations.
Interfaith Power and Light (MD•DC•NoVA) works with hundreds of congregations of all faiths across Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia to save energy, go green, and respond to climate change. IPL helps congregations educate, incorporating environmental concerns into worship, teaching, and preaching. IPL helps congregations go green, by supporting them in saving energy, re-bidding their electricity contracts, purchasing clean power, and shifting other aspects of their institutional purchasing and practices to minimize environmental impact. IPL helps congregations speak out as part of local and national advocacy efforts to protect Creation.
The mission of Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment (ACE) is to improve the environment of Arlington County, Virginia by working with citizens, civic associations, local and national government agencies, and the business and professional community to achieve and maintain a clean and sustainable community. ACE provides environmental education and volunteer opportunities to Arlington County residents and is supported primarily by the Arlington County government under a grant from the Department of Environmental Services Solid Waste Division. Additional funding is secured through government and foundation grants and donations from individuals and organizations. ACE is directed by a volunteer citizen board.
TckTckTck is an unprecedented global alliance of over 300 non profit organisations representing many millions of people from all walks of life, who are united by a desire to see a strong global deal on climate change. We are made up of leading environment, development, and faith-based non profit organisations, youth groups, trade unions and individuals, and we are calling for a fair, ambitious and binding climate change agreement and a cleaner, greener energy future. Together we raise our voices in a common call for a fair, ambitious and legally binding climate change treaty. Join the Race to the Future!
DCNI aims to empower our network of professionals to use the power of business to foster positive social, economic and environmental impact. We leverage our unique position in the Washington DC metro area to cultivate sustainability within the private, nonprofit and public sectors. We contribute to the growth and development of professionals throughout their careers by providing high quality events and workshops that facilitate networking and create learning opportunities in the areas of corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development, green business management, environmental sustainability and other related fields!