The Capital Club, founded in 1980, has evolved into a nationally recognized social organization over the past 35 years. The Club’s signature events, which occur annually, are among the most well-known in the Washington, D.C. region. The Capital Club is a nonprofit 501(c) organization with a rich tradition of supporting charities and causes of regional and national importance. The Club most notably supports the Trey Lefler Memorial Scholarship Fund, which benefits students at Sewanee: The University of the South. Membership to the Capital Club is by invitation only.