We can—and must—leverage more resources toward serving more of our low-income neighbors with better efficiency and with greater impact.
June 29, 2017
A 90-minute discussion, boiled down to 4 minutes
Thank you to everyone who attended, listened, and took part.
June 25, 2017
We met with Dereck the day after he took the certification exam for the National Green Infrastructure Program. He was feeling pretty confident.
April 19, 2017
Marsean and Jerell are so bright and imaginative that when I met them I wished I could offer them both jobs on the spot.
April 4, 2017
We're proud to announce an initiative to support high-performing nonprofits that prepare low-income students and adults for 21st-century employment. Our goal for Jobs of Tomorrow: investing a half million dollars in high-performing organizations in D.C., suburban Maryland, and northern Virginia that equip low-income people in our region with the skills to secure jobs with a future.
November 17, 2016
Today, as the Greater Washington DC region unites to kick off the season of giving, the Lever Fund announces its first investments in three high-performance, high-impact nonprofit organizations in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. All three groups are providing life-changing educational and job opportunities for our low-income DMV neighbors, and reflect the Lever Fund’s ambitious and innovative metrics-oriented approach to fighting poverty.