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Here for Good, Here Forever
By Terri Lee Freeman, PresidentAs I think about our upcoming 40th Anniversary, I reflect on how much good we at The Community Foundation have been able to accomplish with the support of our donors. Reading through our newly published impact report – Equity, Access & Opportunity – I am struck by the breadth and depth of our impact throughout the region. But I am often troubled by what I know is a sobering fact: we are vulnerable to the unpredictable. At any time we could be hit by a regional or national tragedy that requires our support. What we must do now – as the economy is recovering and folks are seeing accumulated gains in their portfolios again – is build endowment so that when the unthinkable happens and dollars go flying out the door (as we want them to do!) we will have a financial cushion to fall back on– thereby ensuring that we can continue to fulfill our mission in perpetuity good times and bad. Read more.
Community Foundation Announces Launch of Two New Funds in Response to Navy Yard Tragedy
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, which managed the $25 million Survivors' Fund for victims of the September 11 attack on the Pentagon, announced today it is setting up two special community-wide funds in response to the Navy Yard shooting. The Navy Yard Relief Fund will support the victims' families and those injured in the attack. The Safer Communities Fund will support nonprofit organizations that offer mental health services and reduce gun violence in our community. Read more
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NBC4 Typhoon Relief Fund
The Community Foundation has partnered with NBC4 and Hager Sharp to establish the NBC 4 Typhoon Relief Fund. 100% of the proceeds raised will benefit Feed the Hungry, which will provide funds to those displaced by this devastating storm. To make a contribution click either of the logos below.
Navy Yard Relief Fund - Defense Contractors
The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region is pleased to partner with defense contractors in support of the Navy Yard Relief Fund. If you're a defense contractor and would like to help, click here to donate.