• Join your colleagues
    and Get on the Map!

    We've launched a major new initiative with the Foundation Center to improve the quality, timeliness, and availability of grant data for and about WRAG members. Find out more.
     

     

  • Fundamentals of CSR: April 23-24, 2015
     

    This new two-day workshop is designed specifically for individuals looking to launch a CSR career or strengthen corporate partnerships. Learn more here.

  • May 14: Loudoun County Philanthropy Conference

    Loudoun County is the fastest growing jurisdiction in our region. Join fellow funders and community leaders to learn about the shifting needs in Loudoun and explore strategies for addressing those needs. Learn more here.

  • Choose WRAG to Be Your Fiscal Sponsor
     

    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.

  • 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.

  • Get the latest from
    The Daily WRAG

    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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Latest News

April 10, 2015
WRAG president Tamara Copeland reflects on how philanthropy and business can better partner to improve the region.
March 27, 2015
WRAG president Tamara Copeland details the ways WRAG has been working to increase philanthropy in the Greater Washington region.
March 2, 2015
WRAG is proud to announce the launch of The Fundamentals of CSR: A Two Day Workshop, intended for business students, aspiring CSR professionals, fundraising consultants, and nonprofit leaders seeking to better understand CSR for the purposes of, for example, launching a CSR career, identifying and building new corporate relationships, or strengthening existing corporate partnerships.

Upcoming Events

23 to 24
Apr 2015

Are you interested in launching a career in CSR? Do you want to learn how to strengthen relationships with existing corporate funders and attract the attention of future partners?

29
Apr 2015

Site visits can provide philanthropists with valuable information about their grantees and the causes they support, and can cultivate positive relationships between funders and nonprofits. This meeting will explore the best ways to approach a site visit and critical questions to ask on your visit.

30
Apr 2015

More than 40 percent of new mothers are unmarried. Sixty percent of these births are unplanned, as women, in the words of Dr. Isabel Sawhill, “drift” into motherhood. Since the 1970s, this rise in unwed and unplanned motherhood has resulted in an increase in child poverty. Join us as Dr. Sawhill explores these societal trends and their impact on child poverty and wellness, and explains how the social sector can effectively support efforts for change.

Spotlight

Apply Now to Host a Philanthropy Fellow!

WRAG's Philanthropy Fellows program connects WRAG members with students from the University of Maryland’s Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership. This exclusive partnership provides funders with knowledgeable and skilled fellows, and gives the next generation of social sector leaders the opportunity to gain experience in grantmaking, build a professional network, and learn about local community needs.
 
Since 2011, 29 organizations have hosted nearly 50 Philanthropy Fellows. Learn more about the program and how it works by clicking the image above. Applications to host a fellow this fall are due Friday, May 8.