Free Minds is a vessel that I've used to better my life and a way for me to give back to the community what I took from it. 
Free Minds has been with me all the way through and is committed to me so I'm committed to them for life. Thank you Free Minds!

– Lamarzs, Age 25

We are so grateful for the generosity of both the individuals and institutions who make our work possible. Free Minds receives and has received financial support from the following foundations:

Advisory Board Company
Aliza Family Foundation
Aspen Institute
Ballard Spahr LLP
Booz Allen Hamilton
Bresler Foundation
Capitol Hill Community Foundation
Clark-Winchcole Foundation
Claude & Nancy Keener Charitable Fund
Clifford & Deborah White Family Fund
Collins Riley Fund
Commonweal Foundation Fund of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
Compassion Capital Fund’s Communities Empowering Youth Program
Crowell & Moring Foundation
Daughters of the American Revolution (Eleanor Wilson Chapter)
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
The District of Columbia Daughters of the American Revolution, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
DC Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants
Dealy Foundation
Dworkin Foundation
Elkes Foundation
Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
The Foley Hoag Foundation
The Fullen-Smith Foundation
Georgetown University Galvanizers
The Global Fund for Children
Greater Washington Community Foundation
Harman Family Foundation
Hattie M. Strong Foundation
The Herb Block Foundation
The Humanities Council of Washington, DC
The International Monetary Fund Civic Program
Irvin Stern Foundation
John Edward Fowler Memorial Foundation
Jon & Bea Plasse Foundation
The Jovid Foundation
Lainoff Family Foundation
Mental Wellness Foundation
Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation
Miller & Chevalier Charitable Foundation
Miller-Wehrle Family Foundation
Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
National Book Foundation
NBC Universal Foundation
New York Avenue Foundation
Philip L. Graham Fund
Public Welfare Foundation
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Ronald McDonald Foundation House Charities® Global
Ronald McDonald Foundation House Charities® of Greater Washington D.C.
Rossetter Foundation
Rotary Foundation of Washington, DC
Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation
Share Fund
Siochain Foundation
Snave Foundation
SPARC Foundation, George Washington University
Spring Creek Foundation
The SuPau Trust Private Foundation
Takoma Foundation
TJFACT, LLC
United Way of the National Capital Area

This list is accurate to the best of our ability. Please contact us to inform us of an error or omission.

Free Minds thanks Mr. Quincy Booth, Director of the DC Department of Corrections; Mr. Lennard Johnson, Warden, Central Detention Facility; Dr. Amy Lopez, Deputy Director, DC Department of Corrections; Ms. Tabbitha Burnett, Education Administrator, DC Department of Corrections; Ms. Tiffany Simmons, Special Assistant to the Deputy Director; and all of the dedicated staff at the Central Detention Facility and Correctional Treatment Facility who continually support our program.