• youthCONNECT: A (Net)Work In Progress

    VPP delves into the first years building the youthCONNECT network.

    Learn about the collaboration »

  • AppleTree

    VPP invests $3.2 million to expand preschool opportunities for low-income children throughout the District.

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  • Helping hand for young people

    Will our next-generation workforce be ready to meet the challenges of our region? Carol Thompson Cole has answers:

    Read more at Capital Business »

  • Urban Alliance

    VPP invests $3 million in Urban Alliance to bring career skills to low income high school students.

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  • Capital Kids

    VPP releases a comprehensive report of challenges facing children and youth throughout the National Capital Region.

    Explore the findings »

Who We Are

VPP makes the future brighter for youth living in the National Capital Region by tackling the largest barriers to their success and forging partnerships that bring the expertise, passion and reach necessary to achieve life-changing results.

Investment Partners

VPP's investment portfolio includes a growing list of nonprofit organizations in the National Capital Region that have produced impressive track records and will create greater impact in the coming years.

  • AppleTree
  • Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection

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