• 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.


  • The Institute for CSR kicks off year 2!

    WRAG's Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility offers a professional certificate in CSR from Johns Hopkins University. Meet the class of 2015

  • 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

February 25, 2015
WRAG is launching a new area of programming focused on the specific needs and professional development of foundation finance staff.
February 18, 2015
Late last year, the CWBI incorporated its first company, the Community Clean Water Management Group. Based in Prince George’s County, CCMG will provide stormwater management maintenance and monitoring services to both anchor institutions and private clients. Within the next few months, CCMG will announce its founding CEO and will begin identifying, interviewing, and hiring employee-owners.
February 13, 2015
In their latest issue brief, the Washington Area Women's Foundation provides a look at the impact of poverty on women and girls in the Washington region.

Upcoming Events

Mar 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.

Mar 2015

Designed specifically for corporate funders, this panel discussion will provide insights into some of the region’s top funding priorities and highlight a variety of investment opportunities, from the tried-and-true to new-and-exciting.

Mar 2015

This webinar will introduce funders to the Foundation Maps platform and explain how to e-report to get on the map.


An Equitable Regional Food System for Greater Washington: The Imperative and Opportunity for Change

The Washington Regional Food Funders have developed a policy brief to share with recently elected officials around the region. Called An Equitable Regional Food System For Greater Washington: The Imperative and Opportunity for Change, the document is part overview of the range of promising work happening to transform our region’s food system and part call to action for additional leadership and regional collaboration.

Click on the image above to learn why it is time for a regional agenda to ensure access to good food throughout the Greater Washington region - and how we can get there.