The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Downtown DC is a non-profit organization that works to improve Downtown DC's public environment, economy, and social equity. Our goal is to create a vibrant,inviting and smart place where people from all walks of life are able to explore, create an s... Read more
Downtown DC is a non-profit organization that works to improve Downtown DC's public environment, economy, and social equity. Our goal is to create a vibrant,inviting and smart place where people from all walks of life are able to explore, create an share remarkable urban experiences that inspire and revitalize.
The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) is a private non-profit organization that provides capital improvements, resources and research to help diversify the economy and enhance the Downtown experience for all. This special district, where property owners have agreed to tax themselves to fund services, encompasses a 138-block area of approximately 520 properties from Massachusetts Avenue on the north to Constitution Avenue on the south, and from Louisiana Avenue on the east to 16th Street on the west. As a catalyst, facilitator and thought leader, the DowntownDC BID promotes public/private partnerships to create a remarkable urban environment.The Downtown BID employs 130 staff, 83 of whom are safety, hospitality and maintenance workers, known as SAMs, who keep Downtown streets clean, safe and friendly and assist residents, workers and visitors with a variety of needs. Administrative and management staff are experienced and knowledgeable individuals that share a passion and vision for improving the physical, economic and social environment in Downtown DC.