A summary of a September 2013 convening of the region's food policy councils.
This W.K. Kellogg Foundation resource guide provides individuals and organizations with access to extensive learning materials, tools and data on racial inequities, their impact on communities of color, and the process for healing racial wounds so that communities can work together.
Why is the food system important to philanthropy? Because hunger, food insecurity, nutrition-related chronic disease, the health of our region’s resource lands and waterways, wages, and equal opportunity in the food economy all converge in our region's food system.
Summary of a learning event and stakeholder convening in Washington, DC.
Communities thrive when people are housed comfortably, safely, and affordably. This is especially true for children. And when children thrive, their educational and other outcomes are more likely to be positive.
In our latest edition of What Funders Need to Know, we look at the connection between stable housing and educational outcomes.
WRAG's Year in Review summary of 2013
Philanthropic giving in the Greater Washington region increased more than twice as much as the rest of the country in 2012.
Here are all of the ways that WRAG members can convene!
As older adults are increasingly choosing to age in place, cross-cutting issues are coming to the forefront – the quality of care received by disabled or chronically ill older adults in their own homes, and the quality of the jobs of the caregivers who provide this care.
A lot can change in a few years. That's why the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers (WRAG) is excited to release Beyond Dollars: Philanthropy and BIG Change in the Greater Washington Region.
“Affordable housing” can seem like a vague term, but it has a specific definition. For a home to be affordable, it means that the amount a person spends – rent/mortgage, insurance, taxes, and utilities – is less than 30% of the household income.
WRAG's Year in Review summary 2012
In the "Reflections on the Past" section, former WRAG board chairs share their thoughts on WRAG's evolution over the last two decades.
What Funders Need to Know: How Do Teachers Become Great?
Our Region, Our Giving 2012
This how-to primer from Mission Investors Exchange is a comprehensive tool to increase your understanding about making program-related investments (PRIs).
WRAG's Year in Review summary 2011
WRAG's strategic framework, "New Frame, Lasting Value, Solid Foundation," which guides our work from 2012 through 2014.
The purpose of this research is to examine the current situation of the philanthropic roles and contributions by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the Washington metropolitan area, and how their roles and funding of the region’s nonprofit community may change in the near future.