Vital Signs

Research Report

Vital Signs

Indicators of the Nonprofit Safety Net for Children in the Washington, D.C., Region


From organizations that provide child care and early childhood education programs for preschoolers to groups that offer after-school and computer literacy programs for teenagers, nonprofits play crucial roles in the lives of children in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Vital Signs, a series of community profiles, compares the nonprofit resources and fiscal health of organizations serving children in the region's 11 jurisdictions. Taken together or individually, the profiles are a tool for the region's policy-makers, philanthropists and child advocates.

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