Past Events

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May 2018

Northern Virginia Funders Convening

9:30am to 11:30pm
Location Title: 
Dovel Technologies

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. 

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17
May 2018

Foundation Finance Affinity Group: Looking for Returns in Alternative Places

9:30am to 11:30am
Location Title: 
WRAG's Office

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.

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May 2018

Small-Staffed Funders: Increasing Your Foundation’s Effectiveness Through Self-Evaluation

10:00am to 12:00pm
Location Title: 
Scheidel Foundation

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.

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May 2018

Public Education Learning Series: Increasing Diversity in Our Region’s Teacher Workforce

1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location Title: 
The Meyer Foundation

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.

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Apr 2018

Census 2020: A Call to Action for Philanthropy (Webinar)

2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location Title: 
Your Computer

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.

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