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Greater Washington Community Foundation



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.

Web Address

www.thecommunityfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @communityfndn

Recent News from Greater Washington Community Foundation


PNC Bank and Walton Family Foundation Contribute $100 Million for Public Charter Schools
Foundation: Greater Washington Community Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Prest has been writing about major gifts, grant making, and executive moves for The Chronicle since...more

Health equity grants awarded to groups helping low-income DC residents
Foundation: Greater Washington Community Foundation

"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

Residents Participate In Kindness Day In Memory Of Tommy Raskin
Foundation: Greater Washington Community Foundation

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

Greater Washington Community Foundation - The Business Journals
Foundation: Greater Washington Community Foundation

The Community Foundation mobilized $11 million through the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to address urgent needs, including nonprofits...more

Opinion | Mayor Bowser's harsh plan for DC's homeless encampments must end
Foundation: Greater Washington Community Foundation

... Greater Greater Washington, the Greater Washington Community Foundation, the Way Home, Sunrise DC, the Washington Area Bicyclist...more

Initial Steps In Catchafire's Approach to Racially Equitable Capacity Building | Philanthropy Ohio
Foundation: Barberton Community Foundation, Greater Washington Community Foundation, Ottawa County Community Foundation

In June 2020, we extended a free membership (gift) to our capacity-building program to help address the dearth of philanthropic funding going...more

Rep. Raskin and his wife on their late son: 'A radiant light in this broken world'
Foundation: Greater Washington Community Foundation

... the Tommy Raskin Memorial Fund for People and Animals, which was being set up through the Greater Washington Community...more

Raskin family establishes memorial fund for late son
Foundation: Greater Washington Community Foundation

The Tommy Raskin Memorial Fund for People and Animals is being launched through the Greater Washington Community Foundation, according to...more

Raskin announces memorial fund in son's name
Foundation: Greater Washington Community Foundation

... his family said the Tommy Raskin Memorial Fund for People and Animals was being set up through the Greater Washington Community...more

$2 million awarded to non-profits benefiting disadvantaged youth
Foundation: Greater Washington Community Foundation

The grants are being awarded by the Greater Washington Community Foundation. Simply put, the goal of the foundation is to enhance the quality...more



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