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 agenda for the 2015 Loudoun County Philanthropy conference.
WRAG's Year in Review summary of 2014
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.
This edition of What Funders Need to Know looks at the connections between housing and health.
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.
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.