who we are

In our ongoing commitment to championing philanthropy across the Greater Washington Region, we have evolved our identity to better reflect our mission. Formerly the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, we are now Philanthropy DMV.

Our organization has long been a cornerstone of philanthropy in the DMV area, advocating for social change and building strong community partnerships. We are proud of the legacy WRAG has built and are excited to carry this legacy forward under the Philanthropy DMV identity.

We are reaffirming our dedication to inclusivity, collaboration, and our shared vision of a thriving and equitable region.

collectively leveraging wisdom and driving change

Philanthropy DMV is a member-made and member-informed organization that ensures you’re well supported in your role and well connected with others for deeper community impact.

Our members come from across the philanthropic sector in the Greater Washington region. As a collective we’re best positioned to leverage wisdom, take meaningful risks, and drive change.

our region, our giving annual forum & awards

On behalf of the Philanthropy DMV Board and Staff, you are cordially invited to join us at the 2024 Our Region, Our Giving Annual Forum & Awards. This year’s theme is “Philanthropy: Meeting the Moment, Catalyzing Systems Change.”

We will convene at the beautiful Rubell Museum to have riveting panels and conversations about innovative approaches to philanthropy, strategies for driving systemic change, and the latest trends shaping our sector. Engage with thought leaders, connect with peers, and be inspired by Philanthropy DMV member success stories that demonstrate the impact of philanthropy on our region. We look forward to your participation in this vital dialogue and to working together to create a more equitable and just society.

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