The Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and Washington Nationals Baseball Club are committed to community partnerships that improve the lives of children and families across the Washington Capital Region. A 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Foundation's three cornerstone programs focus on children's education, health and recreation.
- The Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy:
In Partnership with the District Government
The Academy will use baseball and softball as vehicles to foster positive character development, academic achievement and improved health among at-risk Washington, D.C., youth. Located in Ward 7's Fort Dupont Park, the Academy includes three baseball fields and state-of-the-art clubhouse. Construction is nearly complete and academic programming began October, 2013, for the first class of scholar-athletes.
- The Washington Nationals Diabetes Care Complex at Children's National Medical Center:
In Partnership with Children's National Medical Center
The Washington Nationals Diabetes Care Complex at Children's National Medical Center opened in June, 2013, and offers a multi-disciplinary approach to supporting children with diabetes and their families. With state-of-the-art treatment rooms and a multi-functional education center, the facility houses classrooms, a media room, a demonstration kitchen, computer kiosks and various other tools to empower families battling diabetes.
- The Neighborhood Initiative:
Grants and in-kind donations are among the various resources awarded through this initiative to local nonprofit organizations that are dedicated to improving the Southeast/Southwest D.C. neighborhoods surrounding Nationals Park and beyond. Beneficiaries include Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, Literacy Lab, Jan's Tutoring House, Latino Student Fund, Step Afrika!, Banneker City Little League, Capitol Hill Little League, Arlington Little League Challenger Division, Rebuilding Together DC, Anacostia Riverkeeper and Nationals Miracle Field among others.
The Washington Nationals Dream Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization