The two enterprises were selected as winners by the Points of Light civic accelerator.
Focused on the future of work, the program has invested $800,000 in 123 startups over the past five years. Half the participating teams are led by women and 70% by people of color.
Eleven startups took part in the latest 10-week program and selected the winners. ReciproCare is a D.C.-based for-profit that connects caregivers to senior care organizations.
La Cocina, an Arlington, Va.-based nonprofit, provides culinary-career training to unemployed immigrants.