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from$87/hr
Medium Industrial Meeting Room in Shaw

Northwest Washington, DC

5.0(13)
Venue capacity icon6

Meeting Room

Formerly home to the bakery behind a beloved American staple, Wonder Bread Factory pairs historic texture with modern amenities including a spacious outdoor terrace accessible via roll-up garage doors and a communal bar and lounge. Steps from Shaw Metro, Wonder Bread Factory is walking distance...
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from$60/hr
Logan Circle Yoga Studio - Gorgeous and Historic

Downtown, Washington, DC

5.0(2)
Venue capacity icon25

Yoga Studio

...studio theater and the heart of mid city. The space is so lovely, you could use it for photography, art, massage, or fundraiser. There are two bathrooms, two showers, and a back room for changing (or another four mats. ). We have a fridge upon request...
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from$1,200/hr
Downtown Modern Industrial Event Venue

Downtown, Washington, DC

5.0(2)
Venue capacity icon800

Banquet Hall

...most sought after venues for special events. The open, modernized layout is perfect for anything from high profile corporate gatherings, galas, fundraisers, media events, conferences, meetings, concerts, art shows and film screenings to weddings and all types of social events. The 8,300 square foot...
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from$120/hr
Beautiful Rooftop with Views | Ideal for Entertaining

Penn Quarter, Washington, DC

4.7(6)
Venue capacity icon50

Rooftop

...Located near the Capitol One arena, our rooftop is the ideal space for gatherings - fundraisers, receptions, product launches, company events, brand activations, summer parties, BBQs, family reunions, & more. The rooftop has ample seating & standing room -- versatile enough to host groups up to 50 people. INCLUDED...
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from$250/hr
Urban Oasis Unveiled: Artsy Venue On The Corner of Creativity

Cardozo, Washington, DC

Venue capacity icon55

Gathering Space

...our space, ensuring a clean and enjoyable environment for all. This space is available for: - Events / Special Events - Birthday Parties - Family Reunions - Fundraisers - Holiday Party - Bridal Shower - Baby Shower - Launch Party - Pop-Up Events - etc Please reach out if you have any questions or are...
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from$300/hr
Colorful and Flexible Venue

Northwest Washington, DC

5.0(74)
Venue capacity icon100

Event Space

Ìpàdé. This venue, located in the heart of Dupont Circle, is flexible to a variety of needs from video production, work retreats, to social celebrations. This space can comfortably hold up to 100 guests seated or standing. The Space: ● Centrally located in the heart of...
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from$750/hr
Bright + Stylish Historic Warehouse

Northeast Washington, DC

4.8(4)
Venue capacity icon100

Warehouse

...filled space is a beautiful setting for your next event. Our unique venue is perfect for your wedding, corporate event, photo shoot, fundraiser, cocktail party or intimate gathering. The list doesn’t end there – let us know what you’d like to use the space...
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from$100/hr
Ecletic Multi-Use Space @ The Underline DC

Adams Morgan, Washington, DC

5.0(1)
Venue capacity icon70

Gallery

...The Underline is an eclectic multi-use space for your next fundraiser, birthday, holiday, performing arts, comedy, and/or training events...
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from$450/hr
Historic Garden in the Center of Washington, DC

Kalorama Heights, Washington, DC

5.0(1)
Venue capacity icon16

Garden

...to host all types of production events, including photoshoots of: Garden Parties Picnics Exhibitions Games BBQ Clambakes Corporate outings Political or nonprofit fundraisers Neighborhood socials Weddings...
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Discover where to host a fundraising event in Washington DC

A fundraiser is a chance for local and national organizations to celebrate their success while acquiring much-needed funds from supporters. They can be as small as a bake sale in the parking lot of a local church to political events where thousands of supporters gather in an upscale venue.
Washington, D.C. is a cultural and political capital of the United States, making it a natural place to host a fundraising event. You'll find venues here for fundraisers for any reason and all sizes.

The best places for a fundraising event in Washington DC

The venue you choose for a fundraising event should reflect the brand you represent. Upscale events like a fundraising gala should be held in a venue to match. Washington, D.C. has dozens of luxury hotels with decades of experience hosting these events. Fundraiser guests can enjoy cocktails and skyline views from a rooftop business event center, for example.
DC's long history as the US capital also means you could choose a culturally significant venue to elevate your fundraising event. The city's Smithsonian museums, the National Zoo, and the United States National Arboretum host special events year-round. The Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard, with its glass ceiling and space for up to 1,200 guests is a popular choice. As is the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. These venues have parking to match as well as professional lighting, stages, separate meeting rooms, and proximity to the endless hotels and fine dining options for which Washington, D.C. is famous.

Choosing a fundraiser event space in Washington DC

The number of guests you expect for your fundraiser is a major consideration. For smaller fundraising events, you can reserve space at a local church, community center, museum, or art gallery. If the fundraiser includes a bake sale or pop up restaurant, you may need a kitchen included with your rental. Or space to set up a temporary kitchen, at least. You'll likely need water spigots for a car wash, power outlets for photography, and so on.
For any speaker panels, you'll need a stage, chairs for the audience, microphones, and other accessories, which not all fundraising venues include. So inquire beforehand to make sure there are no unwelcome surprises the day of your event! And don't forget about parking. Street parking may be sufficient for a smaller scale event but for a massive fundraiser, consider being close to local parking lots or public transit hubs.

Reviews for fundraising event venues

Dani H.
Spacious Art Gallery in Lower East Side
Michael's gallery was a perfect venue for my function! My friend and I threw a small fundraiser with about 50 people for charity. Great location in the city and wonderful open space. Our guests had a blast and Michael was an amazing help while we planned and fantastic host...
Haley J.
Spacious Art Gallery in Lower East Side
This was an incredible space to hold my event it. We hosted a gala with 70 guests, and the space is so gorgeous that we hardly needed any set up. Michael was so generous with his time, help, and was a lovely person to work with. We will absolutely be...
Wesley L.
Spacious Art Gallery in Lower East Side
space, which we did because my partners and I had such a good experience here the previous year. It was perfect for the school fundraiser that we held, and also in such a great location! Michael could not have been more helpful, assisting us in any way that we needed...
Annaliese K.
Vintage Workshop Maker Studio
This space is really lovely! Beautiful, unique and quite hip. We had a small fundraiser in the workshop and received lots of compliments on the space from our guests. Taras was very accommodating and attentive to all of our questions. Highly recommend...
Young Y.
Avant-Garde Duplex in Heart of Tribeca
Such a FUN charity fundraiser held at Uhuru. We've done our event 4 years in a row and this is by far our favorite. The space is gorgeous, perfect for setting up bars, and super accommodating and helpful. Our coordinator, Raheim, was very easy and pleasant to work with...
Leonidia G.
Spacious ground-floor event/gallery space with large storefront windows near Prospect Park
Dexter was very accommodating and a great host. The space had everything we needed for our small fundraiser and allowed great flexibility for setup...
Antonio B.
Intimate, urban, unique art gallery with industrial-chic style
First and foremost, thank you for the opportunity to host my event. I hosted a gala for my 42nd birthday. Kathryn was responsive and attentive to my questions and needs. The venue was beautiful, and spoke for itself. There wasn’t a need for decor, but then again, it could...
Taylor L.
Bed-stuy Spacious Event Space
Host was very responsive. Great Venue. What you see is what you get. I hosted a paint and sip fundraiser for @simmiartz artshow. #BLCMGQ...