Hard at Work in D.C.
When you see others succeed, especially people in your own neighborhood, it’s easier to believe that we can all do amazing things. See what’s being done to spark new business, help the environment, keep people in their homes, support the arts, and more right here in D.C. Through lending, investing and giving, we’re proud to help fuel this progress. We hope you’ll take a moment to follow these inspiring stories, share them, and come back to see the power of partnering locally.
Jul 16, 2012
The Columbia Heights neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C., is home to one of the most diverse populations in the city. Despite a recent influx of young professionals, the area has retained strong African American and Latino roots… learn More about Transforming the Lives of Immigrant Citizens
Nov 01, 2011
For immigrants with no family or contacts, it can be an extremely difficult and emotional time integrating into American society. In many cases, they don't even know how to take the first step toward finding a home, a job, or a community of peers… learn More about Giving CASA de Maryland a Place to Call Home
Sep 30, 2011
If you want to feed the hungry in the District of Columbia, you need a lot of resources and perhaps even more resourcefulness. A recent study by the Food Research and Action Council showed that among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, D.C. ranked highest in food hardship for households with children… learn More about The Right Ingredients to Feed D.C.
Oct 07, 2010
Located in the Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.’s fastest growing business and entertainment district, Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Harman Center for the Arts is a performing arts complex comprising the existing Landsburgh Theatre and the new 775-seat Sidney Harman Hall… learn More about Creating a Destination Theatre: D.C.'s Harman Center for the Arts
Jan 04, 2011
Fifteen years ago, entrepreneur David von Storch saw a great opportunity in a run-down industrial building located at 1612 U Street NW. The tan brick building, which had had housed the E.B. Adams Company, a restaurant supply company built in 1921, was up for sale… learn More about An Entrepreneur's Vision Anchors New U Street Corridor Redevelopment Project
**January – September 2012