Guide to Giving in Montgomery County

Help a student go to college, offer food to the hungry, provide an enriching arts experience—here are concrete ways to get involved and improve someone’s life, whether it’s time or money you have to give.

All of the organizations below have been recommended by either The Community Foundation in Montgomery County or the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. If an organization offers Student Service Learning hours or internships, we noted that in its volunteer opportunities.


Give a Child a Chance

Artivate, Inc.

Asian American Lead

Center for Adoption Support and Education

ClancyWorks Dance Company

Community Bridges 

Court Appointed Special Advocates Program of Montgomery County

Crittenton Services of Greater Washington

The George B. Thomas Sr. Learning Academy’s Saturday School

Girls on the Run of Montgomery County, MD

Horizons Greater Washington


Liberty’s Promise

Passion For Learning

St. Joseph’s House


Help Someone Find a Career


Future Link

Generation Hope (Spotlight)

Montgomery College Foundation -  Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES)

Posse Foundation

Universities at Shady Grove - Career Experience Opportunities (CEO)


Support Those With Special Needs

Red Wiggler Community Farm

Sunflower Bakery


Feed the Hungry

Crossroads Community Food Network

Manna Food Center

Nourish Now


Improve Someone’s Health

Aspire Counseling


Mary's Center

Mercy Health Clinic

Mobile Medical Care

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington

Teen and Young Adult Health Connection Program of CCI Health & Wellness Services (CCI-TAYA)


Put a Roof Over Someone’s Head

Dwelling Place

Housing Unlimited

Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless

Rainbow Place

Rebuilding Together Montgomery County

Stepping Stones Shelter


Offer Those in Need a Safety Net

Association of Vietnamese Americans

Asian Pacific Legal Resource Center

A Wider Circle


Bethesda Cares

Capital Area Asset Builders

Community Ministries of Rockville

Family Services

Interfaith Works

International Rescue Committee

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area

Serving Together, A Program of EveryMind (Spotlight)

Shepherd's Table

St. Camillus Food Pantry

 Tree House Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County


Help Someone Find a Job



Empowered Women International

IMPACT Silver Spring

Latin American Youth Center

Latino Economic Development Corporation

Literacy Council of Montgomery County

Per Scholas


Support the Arts and Humanities


Arts on the Block

Arts for the Aging (Spotlight)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra


Docs In Progress

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference

Glen Echo Pottery

The Highwood Theatre

Imagination Stage

Levine Music

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy

Montgomery Community Television | Montgomery Community Media

Montgomery Philharmonic

NIH Philharmonia

Project Change: Team of Stars Program

The Rockville Bach Academy/The Advent Project

Sandy Spring Museum

Six Degree Singers


Unexpected Stage Company

Washington Revels

Wildwood Summer Theatre

Young Artists of America at Strathmore


Other Ways to Give

Sharing Montgomery Fund

Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County

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