The 2016 edition of WRAG's annual report on philanthropy in the region.
A quick look at recent giving by foundations and corporations in the Greater Washington region.
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.
An audio recording of the September 17, 2014 panel discussion on Professor Alan Abramson's paper, "Foundations in the Washington, DC Region: The Puzzle of a Modest-Size Foundation Sector in a Wealthy Area."
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.
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.
This report from Grantmakers in the Arts discusses practices that arts funders have adopted which have inadvertently contributed to the chronic undercapitalization of the sector and suggests practices for the future.
This is a case study of the 8 Neighbors group and its history from Georgetown University.
Beyond Dollars: Investing in Big Change: How Washington Area Grantmakers Are Creating Lasting Impact, presents a series of recent case studies of Washington area “Big Change” grantmaking – initiatives that have, among other things, helped produce a drastic reduction in the local teen pregnancy rate, and helped access millions of dollars of previously untapped funding to feed the area’s hungry.