District Bridges is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to enrich neighborhood vitality by bridging community engagement and economic development opportunities so individuals, businesses, and organizations can thrive together.
District Bridges fosters equitable, resilient, connected communities in Washington, DC and beyond. Dedicated to supporting small businesses and investing in community, District Bridges is a solutions-driven advisory and execution practice centered on socially impactful community development and micro-economic growth.
As the first multi-Main Street organization in the nation, District Bridges developed a model that makes managing Main Street programs in DC a turnkey operation. We streamline the operational setup of new programs, creating economies of scale and increasing staff capacity. Our strategic approach to community development considers the holistic needs of the city and creates solutions in collaboration with residents. District Bridges understands that every community has its own priorities, so we work side-by-side with neighborhoods to identify critical needs and leverage the community’s unique skills and assets.