NOSCDC is a private, 501(C)(3) non-profit organization devoted to the support of military service personnel and their family members throughout the metro DC area. Every year we provide over $20,000 in academic scholarships to military dependents and spouses. Using funds raised through the volunteer-run Temptations Gift Boutique, NOSCDC also donates to charitable organizations that support active duty military, dependents, retirees, or wounded warriors with 100% of their funds.

NOSCDC Scholarship Program

Each year NOSCDC awards merit-based scholarships to high school graduating seniors and military spouses living in the National Capitol Region. Our 2017-2018 Scholarship application period is now closed. Please check back in May 2017 to see our 2017-2018 Scholarship recipients.

To learn more about the NOSCDC Scholarship Program please contact

NOSCDC Charitable Grants

In previous years, NOSCDC has donate over $13,0000 to charities benefiting the military community. Our 2017 Charitable Grant application period is now closed. Please check back in May 2017 to see our 2017 Charitable Grant recipients.

To learn more about the NOSCDC Charitable Grant please contact

Scholarships Awarded for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

Madalynn Amos
Christopher Newport University

Kiernan George
Virginia Tech

Emily Lock
UC Berkeley

Jonathan Canfield
Wesleyan University

Yui Jenkins
Virginia Tech

Jackson Morton

University of Pittsburgh

Kirsten Chase
Elon University

Laura Lamb
Virginia Tech

Kiri Nicholson

University of Virginia

Sarah Donnelly
St. Michael’s College

Holly Leinz
University of Virginia

Oliver Steenman

George Mason University

Organizations Receiving Charitable Donations in 2017

Armed Forces Hostess Association

Under the auspices of the Office of the Secretary of the Army, AFHA provides pertinent local information to members of the Armed Forces, their families and appropriate inbound government civilian personnel. AFHA is an all-Volunteer service comprised of spouses of active or retired service members and retired military from all five of the Armed Services. It receives logistical support from the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army and financial support by contributions from local military officer spouse clubs of all service branches.

CNO-IP 9-11 Ceremony

The CNO Intelligence Plot (CNO-IP) provides executive intelligence support to the CNO, SECNAV, and OPNAV Staff; every year, it also conducts a formal remembrance ceremony to commemorate its personnel who perished in the attack on the Pentagon on 9/11.  These funds will be used to purchase flower wreaths for their grave sites and the Pentagon Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.

Dogs on Deployment

Our mission is to give military members peace of mind concerning their pets during their service commitments by providing them with the ability to find people and resources able to help them.

Military Child Education Coalition

The work of the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) is focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition. A 501(c)(3) non-profit, world-wide organization, the MCEC performs research, develops resources, conducts professional institutes and conferences, and develops and publishes resources for all constituencies.

Naval Services FamilyLine

Naval Services FamilyLine is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to empowering the sea service families to meet the challenges of a military lifestyle with information, resources, and mentoring. We accomplish this by focusing on these Four Components: COMPASS, Spouse Courses, Guideline Series, CORE Online.

Navy Arlington Ladies

We give the official condolences of the CNO and Mrs. Richardson and the worldwide Navy Family, as well as comfort & strength to grieving families as they lay the remains of their loved ones at Arlington National Cemetery.

Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation

Over 50 years ago, the members of the Navy Officers’ Wives’ Club had a vision to build a dignified housing to benefit the widows of military officers. Today, Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation supports Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean through its Residents Assistance fund, Research & Technology fund, and Wounded Warrior Transitional Housing. 

Navy-Marine Corps Ball Committee

The Navy-Marine Corps Ball Committee is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization established in 1914 by military spouses to raise funds for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. The annual Ball is an event to celebrate and publicly express our gratitude for our corporate, organization, and individual donors and supporters. Funds raised by the Navy-Marine Corps Ball Committee help millions of Sailors, Marines and their families with financial assistance for emergency aid, Combat Casualty Assistance, Visiting Nurses and other vital support at home and abroad.

Navy Safe Harbor Foundation

Navy Safe Harbor Foundation aims to ensure that every service member is given an opportunity for full recovery after a serious injury by coordinating the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, and provides resources and support to their families.

Oakleaf Club of Greater Washington DC

The Oakleaf Club of Greater Washington DC is a 100% volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit, public charity organization made up of the spouses of officers in the Medical, Dental, Nurse, & Medical Service Corps in the Washington, DC, area. Oakleaf is both a social and benevolence organization, and our mission is "Serving Those Who Serve Our Country" in support of our wounded warriors, their families and caregivers, staff, and other patients in the area's military medical centers.

SCAPE - Workhouse Arts Center

Our mission is to use art as an opportunity for active and retired armed forces service members to express themselves through visual and performing art, exchange open dialog within the broader community, and build individual resiliency.

Warrior Canine Connection

Warrior Canine Connection provides wounded Veterans regained sense of purpose through the opportunity to engage in a critical military support mission while simultaneously receiving treatment for their symptoms of PTS and TBI.  Based on the tradition of Warriors helping Warriors, their mission is to train highly-skilled service dogs that provide years of mobility and support to Veterans with disabilities.

United Through Reading

United Through Reading is the nation's first nonprofit dedicated to dedicated to uniting military families facing deployment or separations due to training or military assignment by facilitating the bonding experience of reading aloud together from more than 200 locations worldwide. United Through Reading offers military personnel the opportunity to be video-recorded reading books to the children they love at home which strengthen family bonds, encourages literacy, sparks a love of reading, and makes separation easier on the entire military family.

Naval Officers' Spouses' Club Washington D.C. | NOSC, c/o Temptations Gift Shop | 1244 Patterson Ave, SE | Washington, D.C. 20003
Naval Officers' Spouses' Club Washington D.C. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.