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The Dunn Foundation Team

"Working Together to Change the World"

Dr. William Dunn

Founder and President

Dr. William Dunn, Professor, Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker


Dr. Dunn, Founder and President of The Dunn Foundation, is the author of several books: Books: Broken Wings: Inspirational Words based on true story, Broken Wings II, Inspirational Quotes for your Soul, Broken Wings Special Edition.

Dr. William Dunn was awarded the

2024 Joseph Biden's Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for Service


Dunn was featured in the documentary and book titled "Being A Black Man: at the Corner of Progress and Peril" written by the staff of the Washington Post with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize winner Edward P. Jones. Dunn appeared as a radio personality as co-host for WPGC (DC) Talk 1580AM “M.A.C Show.” Dunn was the keynote speaker for the N.A.A.C.P 50th year Awards Ceremony.

Dunn was appointed as Vice-President of Friends of the College Advisory Board for the College of Education and Human Services for Longwood University (2010-2013) and is former Pop Warner Youth Football Commissioner. Dunn is a former professional athlete and military war veteran, who fought in the Operation Iraqi/Enduring Freedom (OIEF) war. 

Dr. Dunn currently is the Principal Owner of Iamdunn Cleaning Solutions, one of the nation's premier commercial cleaning organizations, providing cleaning services to over 55 different facilities since 2009.


Dr. Dunn is an Adjunct Professor at Montgomery College, ranked top 10 Best Community College in the US and ranked #1 Community College in Maryland. Maryland has the 3rd best community college system in the country.

Dr. Dunn currently serves on the following:

* NBC News Community Action Board

*Montgomery College Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

* Board of Directors-The Lifting As We Climb Foundation,

*Board of Directors-White Oak Youth Sports Association 

*Board of Directors-Sound Mind Sound Body National Football Academy, * *Alumni Board-Longwood University Men's Basketball,

Dunn continues to travel the world spreading his message:

 “It's not about how you start in life, it's what you do with that start in life” 

-Dr. William Dunn

Dr. Valarie Dunn


Dr. Valarie Dunn, Teacher, Entrepreneur, Life Coach, Author

Valarie, Vice-President, is the author the book: Pieces of a Perfect Man. Valarie, former owner of several My Gym franchises is a Special Education Transition Coordinator for Montgomery County Public Schools and a nationally recognized Health/Life Coach with over 100 clients.

Taylor Dunn

Executive Board Member

Taylor Dunn, Social Worker, Entrepreneur

Taylor, Executive Board Member is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County/UMBC (2018) and currently works as a Social Worker in Montgomery County and is the owner of TaylorMade Photography. 

Taylor Jacobs

Executive Board Member

Taylor Jacobs, Engineer, Life Coach & Founder, Watered Roots Foundation

Taylor, Executive Board Member is a graduate of University of Delaware (2017) and works as an Engineer with Northrop & Gruman. Taylor is the founder of Watered Roots Foundation based in Los Angeles providing free community resources for the homeless and afterschool STEM tutoring for youth. Taylor received NSBE Black Engineer of  the Year Award , 2023. Taylor also is a certified life coach and regional chair of the National Society of Black Engineers/NSBE. 

Tahj Dunn

Executive Board Member

Tahj Dunn, Behavior Specialist, Entrepreneur

Tahj, Executive Board Member is a graduate of Bowie State University (2020) and founder of BT Lifestyle Clothing. Tahj currently works as Behavior Specialist providing children with disabilities daily living support. Tahj is the founder of the "Warming Hearts for the Homeless Initiative."

Tamir Jacobs

Executive Board Member

Tamir Jacobs, Student, Entrepreneur

Tamir, Executive Board Member, graduate of Bowie State University (2023). Voted 2022 Bowie State Ms. Black and Gold. Tamir is the Greek Volunteer Coordinator at Bowie State University.

Taevon Dunn

Executive Board Member

Taevon Dunn, Student, ROTC Officer Candidate

Taevon, Executive Board Member, senior at Morgan State University and ROTC Officer Candidate. Taevon serves in the Maryland National Guard.

The Dunn Foundation

"When We All Work Together, We Can Change the World"



 The Dunn Foundation is volunteer nonprofit organization ran by Dr. William Dunn. The Dunn Foundation is a nonprofit organization with a mission of working together with community partners to provide free community programs, services and support for homelessness, families and communities in need.


About the Foundation

The Dunn Foundation has served more than 10,000 adults, children and youth since 2006 through projects such as: Adopt-A-Soldier Project, Annual Free Back-2-School Book Bag Giveaway, Annual Free Turkey Giveaway, Changing One Youth At A Time Summit, Annual Free College Tour, Warming Hearts for the Homeless. The Dunn Foundation's core of support is from partnering with businesses, nonprofit organizations and groups to work together to provide communities with resources of support.


Community Partners and Sponsors

*Iamdunn Cleaning Solutions, LLC

*Booze, Allen & Hamilton

*Maryland Physicians Care

* Chick-Fil-A (District Heights, MD)

*Photos by Douley


* City Interests Development Partners

* Greenberg & Bederman Law Firm

The Connor Family 

Robert Pierce & Family

*The Lifting As We Climb Foundation

* Sound Mind Sound Body Academy (Detroit)

* NBC News 4-Washington

* Urban Media/Radio One (Magic 102.3, WKYS 93.9, Praise 104.1)

* Audacy Radio- (WPGC 95.5)

*TaylorMade Photography

*BT Lifestyle

*Ben's Chili Bowl

*The Dolet Family

*At Eaze Cleaning LLC

* Weis Markets

* US Vets Homeless Shelter-(DC and LA)

*Homes by Lilly (Foundation)

* Zeno Associates, L.L.C

* Continental Societies-Prince George County Chapter

* Riverdale Baptist School

* StreetTalk TV Media

* Polish Production Media

* GIANT Food Stores

* Markia Rose nonprofit organization

* United States Army

* The Department of Energy/NNSA

* The Department of Housing and Urban Development

* Rita Ice 

* Building Hope Foundation

* Operation Hunger DC

* Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

* Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

* Prince George County Department of Social Services

* Prince George County Department of Youth Services

Prince George County Department of Corrections

* Prince George County Department of Family Services

* Prince George County Transforming Neighborhood Initiative

*Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC)

* Prince George County Library Services

* Prince George County Police Department

* Marlow Heights Community Police Department

* Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission Park Police

* The Hair Academy I & II of Maryland

* Colgate Dental Truck

* The Alexander Lance Booker Foundation

* Capital Area Youth Football League

* White Oak Youth Sports Association

* Marlow Heights Community Center

* Safe Neighborhood/Safe Streets Initiative 

* Unplugged Media

* New Song Community Church

* From the Heart Foundation




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