The Funders’ Roundtable free lunch events provide representatives of local companies and foundations with an opportunity to get acquainted, learn more about Montgomery County funding priorities, and share best practices.
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.
Four years ago, WRAG convened funders to learn about how worker-owner businesses comprising the Evergreen Cooperatives were moving families out of poverty in Cleveland, OH. The briefing inspired a group of funders to support a study to determine whether the model held promise here in our region. Now, we are excited to announce that the first CWBI business has been launched: the Community Clean Water Management Group in Prince George’s County. Join leaders from across the Greater Washington region to learn about CWBI, the impact of this business model on individuals and communities, and the vision for CWBI into the future.
Join Exponent Philanthropy for this interactive program. Learn about different giving philosophies and ways to give, explore the linkage between a clear mission and philanthropic fulfillment, and connect with peers to broaden your outlook and hone your point of view about ways to achieve impact.
Want to craft a grant application or grant report that gives you and your board what you need (or want) without gathering unnecessary information?
Our community is a haven to thousands of immigrant families fleeing violence and poverty, including many unaccompanied minors who risked their lives to reunite with their parents. Join us to explore how both immigrants and local residents can come together to support the well-being of these children and empower whole families to contribute their fullest potential to the civic and economic fabric of our community.
What can we learn from grantmaking mistakes? How have these experiences made us more effective grantmakers? Participate in a candid, open-ended discussion with your peers and share your stories and lessons learned from your grantmaking experiences.
Thousands of our neighbors are unemployed or under-employed, languishing in low-wage jobs that don’t enable them to reach their full potential. Join us to examine proven strategies that open up pathways into meaningful careers with family-sustaining wages.
Decisions over the future of DC's TANF welfare-to-work program that will be made this year, including its time limit and employment services, will have enormous implications for the well-being of DC's children.
This panel brings together the various components of the arts education community to share, update, and discuss next steps in ensuring DC has one of the most comprehensive, equitable, and high quality arts education programs in the country.