Press Releases

Remembering Dance Institute of Washington Founder Fabian Barnes

April 13, 2016

The Board of Trustees and staff of the DC Trust are deeply saddened to hear the news of the sudden passing of Fabian Barnes, founder of the Dance Institute of Washington.

DC Trust Grants $1.25 million to Address Key Community Priorities in Underserved Neighborhoods

March 10, 2016

An additional 15 Community Partnerships Mini-Grants were awarded in the second round of funding, as part of Mayor Bowser’s Safer, Stronger DC initiative, for a total investment of $1.25 million and 43 Mini-Grants.

DC Trust Names Angela Jones Hackley Interim Executive Director

February 8, 2016

The Board of Trustees of the DC Trust are pleased to announce that Angela Jones Hackley will assume the role of interim Executive Director effective immediately.

DC Trust, MacArthur Foundation, John Legend and Top U.S. Companies Unite To Build New ‘Ecosystem Of Learning’

October 6, 2015

Bold new endeavor combines in-school, out-of-school, employer-based and online learning experiences into a seamless network that is open and inviting to all youth.