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    WRAG's Annual Meeting is November 19. Join us at the National Press Club to hear thought-provoking speakers, network with colleagues, and enjoy a few surprises too. 
     

     

  • Don't miss the next BRIGHTEST MINDS 

    In a groundbreaking 25-year study, sociologist Karl Alexander tracked the lives of 790 Baltimore children to reveal the "long shadow" cast by childhood poverty. Join us on September 18.

  • Washington AIDS Partnership

    Learn about the work of the Washington AIDS Partnership, its AmeriCorps team (at right), and how you can join the fight against HIV/AIDS in our region. Visit the website.

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    Every day, we bring you the latest news about the Greater Washington region, philanthropy, and our members (plus a few distractions). Read it here.

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    Are you looking for a 501(c)(3) home for your philanthropic project or funder collaborative? Let WRAG handle the back office so you can focus on what's important. Learn more here.

  • Meet WRAG's Members
     

    The foundations and corporate giving programs that make up our membership are invested in creating big change across the Greater Washington region. Join us.

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Latest News

August 3, 2015
WRAG president Tamara Copeland explains why we need to stop calling ourselves the "nonprofit" sector.
July 14, 2015
Following the recent tragic death of a nine-year-old boy after a brutal beating by his mother’s boyfriend, WRAG president Tamara Copeland asks whether philanthropy is doing enough to improve circumstances for children before things go this far.
July 1, 2015
Public officials, business leaders, and academics agree: Political will is the biggest challenge facing our region's ability to address its affordable housing shortage.

Upcoming Events

10
Sep 2015

Ready to Get on the Map? Join this webinar to learn next steps.

16
Sep 2015

Save the date for the next Arts & Humanities Working Group meeting for a discussion on arts education.

18
Sep 2015

In a 25-year study, Johns Hopkins sociologist Karl Alexander tracked the lives of 790 Baltimore public school children. The findings of the study highlight the life-long consequences of being born into poverty. Dr. Alexander’s work has profound implications for those working to create and improve opportunities for low-income individuals and families.

Spotlight

WRAG is putting Greater Washington's philanthropy on the map!

The Get on the Map campaign, our new partnership with the Foundation Center, is a major new initiative to increase the availability, timeliness, and accuracy of grants data for and about WRAG members.
 
By sharing data, we will strengthen the information backbone of our region's philanthropic community - and increase its effectiveness, efficiency, and impact. Click above to learn more.