About the Federal City Council

Established in 1954, the Federal City Council (FC2 or "Council") is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the improvement of the District of Columbia.  Since its founding, the FC2 has a rich history of achievement, having played a critical role in the creation of Metro, the renovation of Union Station, the establishment of the Verizon Center, and the redevelopment of Pennsylvania Avenue. Comprised of the area’s top business, professional, education and civic leaders, the Council works with the District and federal governments to develop and implement solutions to important community problems. By serving as a trusted partner for civic improvement, and by bringing to bear the knowledge, experience, access, and resources of its members, the Council plays a critical role in the advancement of the District of Columbia.  

FC2 News

Cities across the world are viewing their assets through a new competitive lens and asking tough questions about what they do well and how they can compete in a global marketplace for talent and industry, scholar Bruce Katz told Federal City Council (FC2) trustees at the Fall Board Meeting.

DC Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor Antwan Wilson says DCPS has made steady and significant progress in state test scores, graduation rates and Advanced Placement, and he pledged to address the school district’s persistent achievement gap and lagging literacy rate in his new five-year strategic plan.