• 12/22/2016 37 views

    Thank you supporting our neighbors in need.

    Dear Friends, As we continue our thank-a-thon, we would like to recognize our “community of givers” for stepping up in times of great need. Today, I’d like to highlight one inspiring example. Eight years ago, Cliff White was a new Community Foundation donor who joined our Sharing Montgomery Grants Committee for a “crash course” in the nonprofits addressing our county’s most pressing needs. At the time, the economic downturn had just started. Over and over, Cliff visited safety-net nonprofits that were experiencing skyrocketing demand while contributions were plummeting. The visit that really ...

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  • 12/09/2016 377 views

    New Report Highlights IT and Healthcare as Key Drivers of Our Regional Economy

    The Greater Washington Workforce Development Collaborative, an initiative of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, has partnered with JPMorgan Chase & Co. to develop new a research report, Greater Washington Works: IT and Health Careers with Promise, released today. The report focuses on how our region can address the skills gap and lift more of our neighbors out of poverty through careers in IT and Healthcare. With over 70% of net new jobs requiring post-secondary education and training, the Washington regional economy continues to be highly knowledge-based. Local employers, ...

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  • 12/06/2016 35 views

    Update on Lynhill Condos Fundraising Effort

    In response to the emergency housing situation at the Lynnhill Condominiums in Temple Hills, Maryland last month, The Community Foundation in Prince George’s County responded to an outpouring of support from the community to support the immediate needs of those impacted. Approximately 77 families were affected by a power shut-off due to a long-standing conflict between owners, the condominium association, and utility companies. We are very proud to announce that, because of the community’s deep generosity, we have collected over $24,000 in donations. The Community Foundation made a grant ...

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