Generation Hope Named "One of the Best" D.C. Nonprofits
Generation Hope is honored to announce its selection for the 2014/15 Catalogue for Philanthropy:Greater Washington as one of the region's best community-based charities. This award reflects Generation Hope's status as a highly effective local charity, working to help more D.C. area teen mothers and teen fathers become college graduates.
"We are so pleased to be included in the 2014/2015 Catalogue for Philanthropy," says Generation Hope Founder & CEO Nicole Lynn Lewis. "This solidifies the impact we have made over the past four year for young parents who want to create a better life for their children. It also better positions us for more impact to come."
Generation Hope was selected for the 12th annual Catalogue for Philanthropy, which has, since 2003, connected caring citizens with worthy community causes and raised more than $22 million for featured nonprofits.
The Catalogue's vetting process is rigorous: members of a 125-person review team, made up of foundations, corporations, peer nonprofits and t
he philanthropic advisory community, evaluate charities on the basis of program impact and fiscal soundness.
“Donors know they can trust the Catalogue to help them make smart decisions about local nonprofits where their contributions will really make a difference,” notes Catalogue President Barbara Harman. “The Washington, DC region ranks third in wealth disparity in the nation – having one of the most affluent (and well-educated) populations in the country, and also one of the poorest. We are in a unique position to help our neighbors by connecting donors and volunteers to worthy, local nonprofits working to strengthen the
D.C. region. The Catalogue makes it easy to learn about community needs and to help meet them.”
In November, 25,000 individuals and hundreds of family foundations will receive copies of the print Catalogue.