Description: The foundation works to develop Greater Washington, DC as a community by supporting capable, community-based nonprofit organizations that foster the well-being of all people in the region. The foundation is especially concerned about low-income people and creating healthy neighborhoods. It values and seeks to promote the region's diversity. The foundation accomplishes its work by: 1) finding visionary and talented nonprofit leaders; making early and strategic investments in nonprofit organizations; 2) strengthening the organizational capacity of nonprofits in the region; 3) promoting a strong and influential nonprofit sector; building partnerships to foster the sector's work; and 4) serving as a resource to other donors who want to make effective charitable investments in the region. Grants are provided for neighborhood development/housing, education, health and mental health, the arts and humanities, law and justice, community service, nonprofit sector strengthening and management assistance.