Join the 2017 class members, faculty, alumni, and corporate members of WRAG, and special guest speaker Tim McClimon, President of American Express Foundation, for a wine and cheese reception to celebrate the completion of another great year.
How can advocacy become a part of your grantmaking strategy? What are foundations permitted to do in the advocacy arena? How can you overcome common challenges with advocacy?
Data from the decennial census drives key decisions made by federal and local government, business, nonprofits, and philanthropy. When people aren't counted, they become politically invisible - and, historically, the Census has missed disproportionate numbers of people of color, immigrants, young children, and low-income households.
Exponent Philanthropy, with input from participants in its Master Juggler Executive Institute, has identified specific traits and behaviors that successful foundation executives tend to embody.
The tax reform bill that Congress passed at the very end of 2017 has created great uncertainty, particularly for nonprofit organizations. WRAG and the Center for Nonprofit Advancement invite their members to a special briefing with Richard Locastro, CPA, JD, of Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman, who will discuss what we know so far, and provide insight into outstanding issues for the social sector.
Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) is an annual convening that brings together foundation leaders from across the country for meetings with Congress about key issues of importance to foundations and philanthropy. FOTH is presented by United Philanthropy Forum in partnership with the Alliance for Charitable Reform and Council on Foundations.
Local funders are invited to a special briefing with Dr. Amanda Alexander, interim chancellor of DC Public Schools, and Ahnna Smith, interim deputy mayor for education.