In WRAG's newest edition of Our Region, Our Giving (Nov. 2017), we found that:
- WRAG members gave over $146 million to nonprofit organizations serving the Greater Washington region in 2016.
- Health and education were the most highly supported issue areas in 2016, totaling over $39 million in philanthropic investment.
- 50 percent of survey respondents made grants to advocacy organizations.
- One-third of survey respondents apply a racial equity lens to their grantmaking, and another third are considering incorporating that lens into their work.
Click to read the full report, which includes contains details on giving and geographic priorities, types of funding, and more.
WRAG Members: For more detailed, interactive data on foundation giving in the Greater Washington region, check out WRAG's Foundation Map.