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.
As the region’s largest local funder, The Community Foundation has invested more than $1.3 billion to build more equitable, just, and enriching communities.
"We can go all the way back to a period where Black people were here as chattel property and were unable to have any means of production for themselves, all the way up to redlining and the inability...more
Tommy Raskin committed suicide on December 31, 2020, his 27th birthday. To commemorate him, people gave money and helped at charity across. Locally, individuals shared their acts of generosity using...more
Recently, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has introduced the Global Learning Exchange on Social Impact Investing (GLE), along with the Impact Investing Policy Collaborative (IIPC) and the support of the UK Cabinet Office.