Associations, Clubs & Foundations

Association for the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery

“We are a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation, The Association for the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery, and have a long-term lease to operate all aspects of the cemetery operations.”

Boating / Rowing / Yacht Clubs

Anacostia Community Boathouse
Capital Rowing Club
DC Strokes Rowing Club
District Yacht Club
Seafarer’s Yatcht Club
Washington Yacht Club (1500 M St SE, 202-543-2027) (no website)

Capitol Hill Art League

“We promote the visual arts in the Capitol Hill community and beyond. Our principal effort is to produce six juried exhibits and one non-juried holiday sale from September to May through which members can exhibit and sell their work.”

Capitol Hill Community Foundation

“We are a community organization funded entirely by contributions from Capitol Hill neighbors and friends. We support activities, projects and groups that enrich the lives of residents and celebrate the history and beauty of our community.”

Capitol Hill Garden Club

“The Capitol Hill Garden Club brings together Washington area people interested in gardening, landscaping and the environment.”

Capitol Hill Group Ministry

“Capitol Hill Group Ministry (CHGM) is a nonprofit made up of congregations and concerned individuals of all faiths, united to serve the spiritual and social needs of the Capitol Hill Community, Ward 6, and beyond. CHGM serves homeless families and individuals, as well as low-income households from across the District of Columbia.”

Capitol Hill Ladies’ Happy Hour Group

“This group is designed for 20s, 30s, and 40-something ladies in the Capitol Hill area who want to make new friends over a couple of cocktails.”

Capitol Hill Public Schools Parent Organization

“To promote cooperation among the parent organizations of the public schools on Capitol Hill in order to improve the education received by all children attending our schools.”

Capitol Hill Reads

“A monthly book club for residents (and friends) of Capitol Hill. Sponsored by all the bookish types on the Hill like Riverby Books, Southeast Branch Library, Northeast Branch Library, and others, this group will move around the neighborhood each month and always provide good company and stimulating conversation for those who love to read.”

Capitol Hill Restoration Society

“CHRS is the oldest and largest civic organization on Capitol Hill, representing about a thousand members. The Society was founded in 1955 to protect the historic fabric of the neighborhood.”

Capitol Hill Running Club

Capitol Hill Tennis Club

“The Capitol Hill Tennis Club was founded in 1969. For more than 40 years, it has served as a nonofficial organization providing a recreational tennis forum for current and former members and staff of the U.S. Congress and related agencies. If space permits, the club is opened to the public.”

Capitol Hill Village

“Volunteers and staff provide [members who have joined this organization] free transportation to events and appointments; medical and legal advocacy; advice on senior-friendly home renovation updates; vendor recommendations for repair and maintenance projects; and a monthly list of programs and activities.”

Cemetery Dogs

“The K9 Corps at Historic Congressional Cemetery is private dogwalking program, bringing life, community, and volunteerism to this extraordinary burial ground. Dogwalking at the cemetery is permitted by membership only.”

Childfree Living On The Hill (CLOTH)

“A community of childfree people living in Cap Hill DC seeking to share our unique interests & increase our sense of belonging to this vibrant neighborhood.”

ESY Running Club (East Side Yoga)

Friends of Garfield Park

“The Friends of Garfield Park is non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that maintains and improves Garfield Park.”

Girls on Capitol Hill

“If you are a woman in your 20’s or 30’s and you like “girltime”, dinner, wine tasting, brunch, happy hours, great conversation, being active, movies, music, shopping, workout, concert, travel, night out or a get together at home, and doing other fun activities, then this group is for you! All welcome to join. Age is 20s and 30s – but that is not absolute as long as you can keep up with our energy 😉 Whether you are in a relationship or single, we want you to be here because it’s great either way to have girlfriends!! Sorry guys….this group is for the girls only.”

Hill Hounds

“A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Washington, DC dedicated to enhancing the welfare of dogs and their human companions on Capitol Hill.”

Kiwanis Club of Capitol Hill

Library Support Groups

Friends of the Northeast Library

Lincoln Park Solar Co-Op

Merchant Groups

Capitol Hill Association of Merchants and Professionals (CHAMPS)

“As a local Chamber of Commerce, the Capitol Hill Association of Merchants and Professionals (CHAMPS) is a dynamic organization of Washington, D.C. business and community leaders dedicated to a strong economic environment for the Capitol Hill neighborhood. CHAMPS advocates, connects, and promotes Capitol Hill businesses.”

Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (BID)

“The Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (BID) is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization funded through an assessment on commercial property owners who are dedicated to making Capitol Hill clean and safe. The BID provides enhanced services designed to augment, not replace, those provided by the DC government, including: security, street cleaning, maintenance and graffiti removal, streetscape improvements, marketing and promotional services and community outreach.”

Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC)

“EMCAC is the District’s legislatively established body entrusted with advisory and oversight responsibilities for the operations, management and renovation of Eastern Market.”

Moms on the Hill (MOTH)

“MOTH is a virtual & real-world community for parents living on Capitol Hill.”

Neighborhood Associations

Barney Circle Neighborhood Association

Friends of Kingman Park Civic Association

North Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association

Rosedale Citizens Alliance

Southwest Neighborhood Assembly

Stanton Park Neighborhood Association

Out on the Hill

“Out on the Hill (OOTH) is a social group for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered (GLBT) people. We hold various social activities ranging from cocktail parties to picnics, typically in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington D.C. Any GLBT person is welcome to join our activities. The purpose of this group is completely non-sexual in nature.”

PAWS of Southwest

“A nonprofit community organization comprising dog owners and residents in the ANC-6D neighborhood of SW Washington, DC. The PAWS of Southwest is building community through a love of our dogs.”

Rotary Club of Capitol Hill

Trees for Capitol Hill

“Trees for Capitol Hill (TFCH) is a non-profit community group dedicated to restoring the tree canopy of the Washington, D.C. Capitol Hill neighborhood. As volunteers we work to help renew, restore, and refresh the diversity of trees that make Capitol Hill so pleasantly green.”

Unity on the Hill

“[A] nonpartisan, grassroots effort on the part of Capitol Hill residents, businesses, and institutions to ensure that our community remains a united, inclusive, and harmonious one, in which all residents and visitors feel safe, welcome, and respected.”