Donation FAQs

Where does my donation go?

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DCVLP has a diverse base on supporters including government grants, foundations, corporations, law firms and individuals.

DCVLP is an innovative and highly cost-effective legal services organization comprised of a small staff of experienced family lawyers and over 1000 registered volunteer attorneys. These volunteers, who are trained and supervised by our experienced staff attorneys, provide high-quality representation to our clients in a range of urgent family law cases. With our partners – My Sister’s Place, the DC Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH), The Women’s Center, and many others – and the work of our own social service staff, we are able to assist our clients in accessing important support services to help them to recover from trauma and begin to rebuild their lives.

Is DCVLP a nonprofit?
Yes! DCVLP is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization funded by donations and grants from individuals, foundations, law firms, corporations and government. Donations to DCVLP are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

What is DCVLP’s Federal Tax ID Number?

Where do I mail a donation?
You can donate online here or mail a check to:

DC Volunteer Lawyers Project
5335 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 440
Washington DC 20015

How do I obtain DCVLP’s financial documents?
DCVLP’s lastest 990 tax form may be found here.  A copy of DCVLP’s current audited financial statements may be obtained here or by emailing DCVLP at You may also visit GuideStar for more information.