In this session, we will explore the reasons for the rise in evaluation culture and look at some examples of nonprofits who have successfully implemented evaluation models.
Analyze current trends and best practices in philanthropy, social investing, and employee engagement.
The Children, Youth & Families Working Group meets quarterly to stay informed about issues affecting young people in the Greater Washington region.
In this session, we will explore the numerous non-dollar strategies that funders use to meet their philanthropic goals.
This working group meets roughly every six weeks and is currently focused on strategically engaging the community to co-create a vision for racial equity in the region.
Do you wonder what will matter to grantmakers in 2017 and beyond? This session will look at the major national and regional philanthropic trends sweeping the field and suggest ways that you can capitalize on these developments.
Join us to hear how Maine Initiatives developed a particpatory grantmaking process, and why they believe bringing non-traditional voices to the table is critical to the success of racial justice work.
We’ve been hearing a lot lately about diversity, equity, and inclusion. But, what do these terms really mean and why and how are companies tackling these issues both internally and externally?
This is a special joint meeting of the Healthy Communities Working Group with the Health Officials Committee at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.
At this session, we will explore how mental health impacts academic performance and how young people’s mental health needs can be most effectively met in school settings.
With her background in urbanism and psychiatry, Dr. Fullilove will share how the built environment can influence community wellness, and how fractured cities and regions can heal.
A full day professional development workshop for Mid-Atlantic grantmakers taught by experienced practitioners. Presented by the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers each year.
Over the past 18 months, LGW has embarked on a partnership with Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers to present the Thought Leadership Series on housing affordability in the region – a multi-session program designed to help LGW’s leaders
In this session, we will look at the financial implications of the policies driven by the new administration and we will hear from experts about best practices concerning investments during this type of environment.
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.
This program is coordinated by the members of Exponent Philanthropy’s Northern Virginia Local Engagement Group (LEG). The Northern Virginia LEG provides an opportunity to connect to a network of local funders and explore topics of interest in a small group.
WRAG’s 2017 public education learning series kicks off with a broad overview of the state of public education in the region, with a special focus on the District of Columbia, Prince George’s County, MD, and Fairfax County, VA.