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Washington Nationals Dream Foundation


The Washington Nationals Dream Foundation is committed to improving the lives of children and teens in the Washington, D.C. region by supporting initiatives focused on academics, the arts, nutrition and sports. Through the generosity of Nationals fans and corporate partners, the Dream Foundation is using the power of baseball to provide a world of opportunity for area youth.


The Washington Nationals Foundation was established in 2005 and re-launched as the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation in 2007 under new team owners, the Lerner family and partners. The Dream Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization, tax ID number 34-2034830. Contributions to this organization are deductible under section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Board of Directors

Washington Nationals Dream Foundation Board of Directors:

  • Debra L. Cohen
  • Mark D. Lerner
  • Theodore N. Lerner
  • Marla L. Tanenbaum

The Dream Foundation's Board of Directors has adopted the following guiding principles:

  • Be a responsible steward of the Dream Foundation's resources
  • Provide resources in support of the Dream Foundation vision and mission
  • Be an advocate for baseball and promote cooperation and support for fundraising for the Dream Foundation
  • Develop non-investment revenue from public and private sources to support the mission and criteria of the Dream Foundation
Washington Nationals Bag Policy

Please note: Backpacks may not be brought into Nationals Park except as otherwise provided in the Nationals Bag Policy. For a complete list of permitted bags and details about the Binbox storage option please click the Read More button below.