• 02/22/2017 1 views

    Apply Now: Greater Washington Works RFP Deadline is March 6

    On December 12, 2016, the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region shared Greater Washington Works: IT and Health Careers with Promise with over 125 nonprofit, funder, business and government stakeholders.  The report examines the state of our regional middle-skill IT and Healthcare talent pipeline including information on hiring challenges and factors keeping local worker from launching new careers in these high growth sectors.  In addition to the launch of the report, a request for proposals, Greater Washington Works, ...

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  • 02/10/2017 58 views

    Amplifying Philanthropy with Time and Talent

    On top of the $75 million our donors gave through The Community Foundation last year, we are proud of the invaluable time, creativity, and viral enthusiasm they invest into their favorite causes.  As we continue our thank-a-thon, we’d like to highlight one inspiring example. Six years ago, Kevin Beverly (President, Social & Scientific Systems) joined our Sharing Montgomery Grants Committee to learn more about great organizations serving the county.  He signed up for the CollegeTracks site visit to learn more about how it supports hundreds of students trying to navigate the ...

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  • 02/07/2017 44 views

    Open Society Foundation – Open Grant Round!

    The Open Society Foundations (OSF) work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. Working in every part of the world, the Open Society Foundations place a high priority on protecting and improving the lives of people in marginalized communities.  OSF is seeking to support, protect, and empower those who are targets of hateful acts and rhetoric, and bolster frontline communities’ resilience and ability to prevent such incidents from occurring in the future. The Communities Against Hate rapid-response initiative aims to respond to what ...

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