The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture ( manages one of the most lively visual and performing arts sites in the Washington, D.C., area. More than 360,000 people visit the park annually to renew their creative spirit through classes, festivals, exhibitions, social dances, children’s theater, music performances and more.

Headquartered: Glen Echo

Serves: Metro region

What a donation buys:

• $75 supports monthly installation expenses in one of the park’s three galleries (serves 500 visitors).

• $250 supports booking musicians for one free summer concert (serves 250 attendees).


• $500 pays for artists/performers to provide free performances during the park’s Carousel Day festival (serves 3,500 participants).

Volunteer opportunities:

• One day: Help with special events at Glen Echo Park.


• Weekly: Assist staff with administrative and pre-event tasks.