Are you a grantmaker with a funding focus in Northern Virginia? Then please join Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, the Potomac Health Foundation, ACT for Alexandria, and the Land Family Foundation for this peer-led opportunity to meet your colleagues and explore opportunities to collaborate.
Elevated equity evaluations, low yields, and the expectation of higher volatility as we head into 2018 make alternative investments an attractive option for investors. However, a number of issues need to be discussed before a foundation considers adding alternative investments to its portfolio.
Are you a grantmaking organization with few or no staff working in the Greater Washington region? Then, please join us for this peer-to-peer conversation as we explore practical options for evaluating your organization’s operations, governance, management performance, diversity, equity, inclusion, and more.
Across the country, state and local governments are beginning to take the lead on addressing racial inequity. What are examples of how this has happened? What is the role of community leaders in shaping these conversations?
The Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility offers CSR practitioners the opportunity to earn a Professional Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility from Johns Hopkins in just six months.
At the root of so many racial disparities in our society – be it wealth, health, education, or employment – is housing segregation.
There is growing recognition of the critically important role that teachers of color play in improving educational outcomes for students of color. However, nationally, and here in our region, the teacher workforce doesn’t reflect the demographics of their classrooms.
Join more than 100 nonprofit and fundraising professionals for this two-day workshop to learn HOW and WHY companies give back to their communities.
The Racial Equity Working Group is a group of WRAG members dedicated to continuing to better understand how structural racism manifests in our region – and to collectively take strategic actions toward dismantling it.
CSR professionals are constantly pushing themselves to find new ways to achieve social impact. With limited philanthropic budgets, the need to leverage additional company resources has become imperative.
Join us for our first quarterly New Member Orientation to learn more about the Racial Equity Working Group's goals, priorities, and group culture and find out how you can get involved in the work.
Dr. Devine and Dr. Cox, two scientific leaders in the study of stereotyping and implicit biases, developed and empirically tested this training designed to break the “prejudice habit.”
We are now less than two years away from “Census Day,” April 1st, 2020! Join a conversation about why the census matters and the role that philanthropy can play in ensuring a fair and accurate count.
The lack of reliable and centralized data at the local level can make it difficult for funders to assess impact, target resources, and identify programmatic gaps and opportunities. This panel will bring together nonprofits from DC, Maryland, and Virginia to identify what data is available in each state on children 0 to 5 and map comparable data across the region to help philanthropy better prioritize and target investments for young children.
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.