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Our housing justice program offers down payment grants to qualifying BIPOC first-time home-buying residents in the DC & Philadelphia areas.  Awards range from $5,000 to $15,000, and grants are made multiple times per year until funds are expended.

ri-ˈpa-rə-tiv juhs-tis
reparative justice

Let's start another narrative. Let's repair the damages of the past. The making of amends for a wrong one has done, by paying money to or otherwise helping those who have been wronged.

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We are proud to partner with Flock and welcome birdSEED into the Greater Washington Community Foundation family. This program comes at a time when our region, and our nation, is reckoning with its past and searching for solutions to address the history of discriminatory policies that Black and Brown folks have endured in our communities. We look forward to working with our community to grow the seed of this work to a scale that matches the disparities we see and the aspirations we share for a racially equitable and just region.

Tonia Wellons, CEO of Greater Washington Community Foundation
tonia wellons

President and CEO of the Greater Washington Community Foundation

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