• The 2019 Cafritz Lecture on Philanthropy

    Funders: Join us at Studio Theatre on February 6 for a powerful talk by Grant Oliphant, president of The Heinz Endowments. More details here.

  • Apply now for the Institute for CSR

    Registration now open for the 2019 cohort! Earn your professional certificate in corporate social responsibility from Johns Hopkins University.

  • Members: Time to Renew for 2019

    It’s time to renew your 2019 WRAG membership! Contact Katy at moore@washingtongrantmakers.org with any questions or for more information.

  • Hiring? Check out WRAG's job board

    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.

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    Be in the know! Subscribe to get the latest news about the Greater Washington region, philanthropy, and WRAG's members, delivered to your inbox three days a week.

  • 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

January 7, 2019
WRAG's president shares her thoughts on three important trends in philanthropy that she believes will impact the region this year.
December 17, 2018
Last week, Yanique Redwood, president and CEO of the Consumer Health Foundation and chair of WRAG’s board of directors, announced her decision to resign from the board for personal and professional reasons.
December 5, 2018
Tamara Copeland’s article is the latest in Successes of Philanthropy, a sponsored project of the Washington Monthly magazine. 

Upcoming Events

Jan 2019

Funders in this region have an opportunity to increase the likelihood that “everyone counts and everyone is counted" in the 2020 Census.

Feb 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 the AHAT!

Feb 2019

At its February meeting, HCWG members will participate in a half-day training designed to help the working group apply a racial equity lens to its individual and collective work.


Position Announcement: President, WRAG

The next president will succeed current president Tamara Lucas Copeland, who announced in July that she will retire after 12 years of leadership. WRAG has partnered with Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group to launch a national search that will end with a final selection by spring 2019. Tamara will continue serving in her role until the new president has been named.

The search committee is being led by board chair Nicky Goren (Meyer Foundation), and includes board members Hanh Le (Weissberg Foundation), Amy Owen (Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties), and Craig Pascal (BB&T), as well as Doug Duncan (Leadership Greater Washington) and Yanique Redwood (Consumer Health Foundation).

Click below to view the position description and share with strong potential candidates.