• Housing Leaders Group of Greater Washington

    This initiative aims to secure $1  billion in new private and public capital to preserve and create affordable homes in our region. Read the announcement.

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    Post your philanthropic and nonprofit job openings and we'll help you get the word out. A free service for members and $60 for non-members.

  • Looking for Back-Office Support?

    Fiscal sponsorship is one of the many ways WRAG serves the local philanthropic community. Click here to learn more about our services.

  • Washington AIDS Partnership

    Learn about the work of the Washington AIDS Partnership, its Health Corps team, and how you can join the fight against HIV/AIDS in our region. Visit the website.

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Latest News

November 5, 2019
Last month, WRAG's Racial Equity Working Group hosted a community briefing & conversation to explore the intersection of immigrant justice and racial justice. In this blog post, REWG member Claudia Williams (Washington Area Women's Foundation) shares strategies for how philanthropy can effectively partner and support the pro-immigrant movement
July 15, 2019
Even without the citizenship question, we face challenges to a fair and accurate 2020 Census count. This is an all-hands-on-deck moment for the region.
July 11, 2019
Save the date for the Race, Equity & the Future of Greater Washington Regional Summit, June 11, 2020, at THEARC, where over 800 regional leaders from Greater Washington will convene to examine existing disparities and co-create a new path toward a racially just and equitable region.

Upcoming Events

10
Dec 2019

If you are interested in learning more about housing affordability issues in and solutions for the Greater Washington region, you are invited to join WRAG’s Affordable Housing Action Team (AHAT).

10
Dec 2019

Leaders of WRAG member organizations are invited for an afternoon of food, networking, and celebration.

11
Jun 2020

Save the date for the Race, Equity & the Future of Greater Washington Regional Summit, June 11, 2020, at Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC), where over 800 regional leaders from Greater Washington—D.C., Northern Virginia, and Suburban Maryland—will convene to examine existing disparities and co-create a new path toward a racially just and equitable region. 

Spotlight

Taking Action to Ensure a Fair, Accurate, and Complete 2020 Census

The decennial census is a cornerstone of our democracy, determining Congressional districts and driving key decisions made by federal and local government, business, nonprofits, and philanthropy around the allocation of funding and where services are provided. Due to a number of factors, including the shift to online data collection and the climate of fear among communities that are traditionally some of the hardest to count, the threat of an inaccurate 2020 Census is very real. When children, people of color, immigrants, low-income families, and other vulnerable populations are undercounted, they are effectively made invisible. 

The region is mobilizing to get-out-the-count in 2020. WRAG invites members to join the 2020 Census Working Group to help leverage the resources of local philanthropy and other stakeholders to ensure an accurate and complete census count in the region. 

Watch the #CountDMVIn kickoff video above.