After watching the video of James Bell discussing mass incarceration, use these discussion questions to start a conversation with your colleagues.
Use this guide to follow the main points as you watch the video of James Bell's talk on mass incarceration.
Use this template to report your grants to the Foundation Center to "Get on the Map."
Watch the second session in the Putting Racism on the Table series, featuring Robin DiAngelo on white privilege:
After watching the video of Robin DiAngelo's presentation on white privilege, use these discussion questions to start a conversation with your colleagues.
Use this guide to follow the main points as you watch the video of john a. powell's lecture on structural racism.
Foundation Center's Davis Parchment demonstrates how WRAG's Foundation Map can be used in developing grantmaking strategies.
A quick look at recent giving by foundations and corporations in the Greater Washington region.
WRAG president Tamara Lucas Copeland's report to the membership at WRAG's 2015 Annual Meeting.
In 2015, the Taproot Foundation conducted an comprehensive study to identify what WRAG's impact is, and if and how the organization helps its membership be more effective and responsible in their philanthropy.
The 86,000 private foundations with less than $50 million in assets account for 98% of all foundations in the United States; however, data about this “super majority” is scant because most private foundation research looks only at the wealthiest 2% of grantmaking philanthropies.
A sample orientation checklist for your Philanthropy Fellow's first day in the office.
The agenda for the 2015 Loudoun County Philanthropy conference.
Workshop agenda for the Fundamentals of CSR, held in April 2015
Frequently Asked Questions about the Get on the Map campaign, the Foundation Maps platform, and the Foundation Center's e-reporting process.
In Supporting Grantee Capacity: Strengthening Effectiveness Together, GrantCraft look at how funders approach building capacity with grantees. Through examples from foundations ranging in size, mission, and geography, we explore various strategies for capacity building and the types of awareness that funders can choose to incorporate in decision making to facilitate informed, thoughtful judgments about strengthening organizations.
WRAG's Year in Review summary of 2014
Testimony of Gretchen Greiner-Lott, WRAG, and Diana Meyer, Citi Community Development and WRAG Board Member, before Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser’s Transition Team Regarding Affordable Housing
Between the complex array of government programs, the many nonprofits organizations that have been created to serve post-9/11 veterans, and a lack of understanding of the needs on the part of civilians, it is hard to know if veterans are getting what they need. This edition of What Funders Need to Know explores some of the unique characteristics and circumstances of post-9/11 veterans and why philanthropy should support the nonprofit organizations that are serving them well.
In the latest edition of Our Region, Our Giving, we dig into data on giving, assets, funding practices, and trends in the sector that we collected from our member foundations and corporate giving programs in Summer 2014. The data tell a positive story about philanthropy in our region.