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In the first session of the 2018 Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity series, expert facilitator, Inca Mohamed, explains how to build a multi-sector community for racial equity. We encourage you to watch the video, and use this viewing guide to follow along or skip ahead within the video.
The Community Wealth Building Initiative is moving forward with identifying potential employee-owners for a green stormwater management business in Prince George's County.
The Funders’ Roundtable free lunch events provide representatives of local companies and foundations with an opportunity to get acquainted, learn more about Montgomery County funding priorities, and share best practices.
Designed specifically for corporate funders, this panel discussion will provide insights into some of the region’s top funding priorities and highlight a variety of investment opportunities, from the tried-and-true to new-and-exciting.
Late last year, the CWBI incorporated its first company, the Community Clean Water Management Group. Based in Prince George’s County, CCMG will provide stormwater management maintenance and monitoring services to both anchor institutions and private clients. Within the next few months, CCMG will announce its founding CEO and will begin identifying, interviewing, and hiring employee-owners.
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.
As 2015 winds down, Tamara reports back on the ways WRAG worked to advance our mission over the past three months.
This panel brings together the various components of the arts education community to share, update, and discuss next steps in ensuring DC has one of the most comprehensive, equitable, and high quality arts education programs in the country.
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.
In the first session of the Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity series, facilitator Inca Mohamed explains how to build a multi-sector community for racial equity.
In the first session of the 2018 Putting Racism on the Table: Expanding the Table for Racial Equity series, expert facilitator, Inca Mohamed, explains how to build a multi-sector community for racial equity. Watch the video here.
Given that two out of three net new jobs in the US are created by small businesses, many funders are thinking outside the box around how to help new businesses take off and/or give a boost to existing businesses, so they can grow.
Join the United Way of the National Capital Area to learn and network with colleagues from the nonprofit, business and government sectors, United Way NCA staff, and Census experts as part of their Annual Community Meeting. The theme of this year’s Community Meeting is Census 2020 and Our Community: A Call to Action.
Since 1973, the Greater Washington Community Foundation has been a champion of thriving communities and a catalyst for change through local philanthropic engagement, effective community investment, and civic leadership. We work with donors and...