College Success Foundation DC

College Success Foundation-District of Columbia (CSF–DC) serves low-income students and students of color in Wards 7 and 8 in our nation's capital. CSF–DC is a subsidiary of the College Success Foundation. With a significant grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, it assists students in six high schools by providing scholarships, support, and mentoring to help them earn a college degree. College Success Foundation–DC offers two types of mentoring opportunities — the Hometown Mentor Program in high school and the College Mentoring Program on college campuses.

Office location: 

1220 12th Street SE Suite 110
Washington, DC



Support services: 

College preparation
College completion

DCPS schools served: 

  • Anacostia High School
  • Ballou High School
  • H.D. Woodson High School
  • Hart Middle School
  • Kramer Middle School
  • Ron Brown Middle School

DC public charter schools served: 

  • Friendship Collegiate Academy - Woodson
  • Maya Angelou PCS Lower
  • Maya Angelou PCS Upper
  • Thurgood Marshall Academy PCS

Hours of Operation: 

During school
After school

Days of Operation: 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Months of Operation: 

Year round

DC wards served: 

7, 8

Ages served: 


Grades served: