Past Events

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Jun 2015

Developing Your Point of View on Philanthropy

9:30am to 12:00pm
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Wells Fargo

Join Exponent Philanthropy for this interactive program. Learn about different giving philosophies and ways to give, explore the linkage between a clear mission and philanthropic fulfillment, and connect with peers to broaden your outlook and hone your point of view about ways to achieve impact.

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11
Jun 2015

Get on the Map: A How-To Webinar

2:00pm to 2:45pm
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Your computer!

This webinar will introduce funders to the Foundation Maps platform and explain how to e-report to join this important initiative for our region's philanthropic community.

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11
Jun 2015

Preserving D.C.'s Safety Net

12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers

A funder briefing with the D.C. Family Services Stakeholder Group on the major loss of safety net funding and its impact on low-income and homeless families.

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03
Jun 2015

Shared Value: Exploring Opportunities to Simultaneously Increase Your Company’s Profitability and Social Impact

12:00pm to 2:00pm
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KPMG

By now, you've likely heard the term "shared value." But do you truly understand what creating shared value means and how the concept can benefit both your company and society? Join us for lunch to learn how leading companies are successfully implementing this concept.

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18
May 2015

Community Wealth Building Initiative Briefing & Call for MORE Action

9:30am to 12:00pm
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Science & Engineering Hall, Room B 1220

Four years ago, WRAG convened funders to learn about how worker-owner businesses comprising the Evergreen Cooperatives were moving families out of poverty in Cleveland, OH. The briefing inspired a group of funders to support a study to determine whether the model held promise here in our region. Now, we are excited to announce that the first CWBI business has been launched: the Community Clean Water Management Group in Prince George’s County. Join leaders from across the Greater Washington region to learn about CWBI, the impact of this business model on individuals and communities, and the vision for CWBI into the future.

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14
May 2015

Get on the Map: A How-To Webinar

2:00pm to 2:45pm
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Your computer!

This webinar will introduce funders to the Foundation Maps platform and explain how to e-report to join this important initiative for our region's philanthropic community.

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30
Apr 2015

Brightest Minds: Dr. Isabel Sawhill on Creating a New Ethic of Responsible Parenthood

9:30am to 11:30am
Location Title: 
PNC

More than 40 percent of new mothers are unmarried. Sixty percent of these births are unplanned, as women, in the words of Dr. Isabel Sawhill, “drift” into motherhood. Since the 1970s, this rise in unwed and unplanned motherhood has resulted in an increase in child poverty. Join us as Dr. Sawhill explores these societal trends and their impact on child poverty and wellness, and explains how the social sector can effectively support efforts for change.

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29
Apr 2015

Northern Virginia LEG: The Art of Successful Site Visits

10:00am to 12:00pm
Location Title: 
Offices of the Scheidel Foundation

Site visits can provide philanthropists with valuable information about their grantees and the causes they support, and can cultivate positive relationships between funders and nonprofits. This meeting will explore the best ways to approach a site visit and critical questions to ask on your visit.

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31
Mar 2015

Funder Briefing: Immigration Relief and the Impact on the D.C. Region

9:00am to 11:00am
Location Title: 
Bank of America

President Obama's recent executive actions on immigration would impact nearly 200,000 immigrants in Maryland, DC, and Virginia. These deferred action policies would significantly expand workforce development opportunities for workers and employers, and also significantly impact social, educational, and health outcomes for immigrant families. Join us to learn more about the executive actions and efforts being made by the nonprofit sector, philanthropy, and local government.

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