The newly-released Social Return on Investment report shares insights on the impact created through Our Region, Your Investment – a local impact investing initiative, offered by Enterprise Community Loan Fund in partnership with WRAG, to address the housing crisis in the Washington, D.C. region.
Register early to reserve your seat and join the leaders of over 30 corporate foundations and giving programs in celebrating the giving season, reflecting on the year, and learning what's in store for 2018.
An uncertain federal health policy landscape threatens the Affordable Care Act's expansion of access to affordable, quality health care. Join the Regional Primary Care Coalition and the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers' Healthy Communities Work Group as we explore what’s next for the nation and our region
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.
In the final program in WRAG's 2017 public education learning series, we will explore what it takes to ensure that all young people graduate on-time from high school, fully prepared with the skills they need for college or employment.
The Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) is hosting a day-long workshop, “Advancing Racial Equity: The Role of Government,” in DC. This workshop will introduce the growing field of practice within local and regional government to advance racial equity in local government. WRAG is proud to be a co-sponsor of this event.
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?
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.
WRAG’s Impact Investor Network (WIIN) is designed to help WRAG members and guests learn more about impact investing and provide a venue for the sharing of resources, best practices, investment opportunities, and challenges.
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.
Learn how to measure your company’s CSR efforts and explore best practices for developing an effective Corporate Social Responsibility communications strategy.
Over the past 20 years, billions of dollars have been spent on reforms like raising teacher quality and promoting school choice, with little to show for it in terms of large-scale improvement. One reason is that we haven’t paid enough attention to what is being taught.