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We granted out $64+ million toward in our 2019 fiscal year, thanks to the generosity of our donors and the dedicated work of our staff. See why we’re celebrating:
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The Community Foundation May 21
Replying to @communityfndn
We agree – and this issue also requires all residents to engage in our community’s efforts to ensure all our neighbors have a safe, stable place to call home. It truly is all hands on deck!
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The Community Foundation May 21
“Solving our housing challenges must be an all-hands-on-deck effort.” - shares why and requires wide-ranging support, including property owners, developers, and the business community.
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ToniaWellons May 21
Forward With Hope: Remembering 2nd LT. Richard W. Collins III
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The Community Foundation May 20
Happy ! Today we're shouting out Carol Thompson Cole, President and CEO of and our 2018 Civic Spirit Award Winner. She was also 's first female city administrator. Learn more:
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The Kojo Nnamdi Show May 20
Nearly half of the students in Montgomery County Public Schools underperformed on reading exams last year. So what are local schools doing to help struggling readers? We're live with WAMU's .
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The Kojo Nnamdi Show May 19
"She really believed that economics, public policy, and government could be forces for good. But you could only do socially responsible things that were politically defensible if they were economically feasible." - on Alice Rivlin.
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The Community Foundation May 20
On Wednesday, our VP of Community Investment will speak at ’s one-day convening with leaders and organizations to learn more about how to build a Culture.
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The Community Foundation May 20
Today in 2017, 2nd Lt. Richard W. Collins III was fatally stabbed in an apparent hate crime. Today, we share a blog post from his parents, who created with us to pay tribute to their son’s legacy.
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The Community Foundation May 17
Want to help address the critical needs of responding to changes in federal policy and budget priorities, as well as the climate of intolerance and hate? Learn more about our :
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The Community Foundation May 17
Happy Friday! Today we’re celebrating our latest partners through the : & We thank them for their work supporting local immigrants and protecting sexual assault survivors.
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The Community Foundation May 16
Read about how we’re combating hate in our communities, learn about our next grant round, share your story and more in our May newsletter:
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The Community Foundation May 15
“She was the decathlete of public policy.” - Economist Robert Reischauer We are saddened to hear of the passing of Alice Rivlin, a figurehead in the DC policy community. We worked with Rivlin during her long affiliation at .
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The Community Foundation May 13
Typo here: This is 's final week in . Next, a version of the exhibit will go to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, before visiting 10 other venues:
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The Community Foundation May 13
Nice to see our nonprofit partner contributed to at !
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The Community Foundation May 13
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You can help those who are in danger of being evicted. has compiled a great list of resources:
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The Community Foundation May 13
Replying to @BuildingMuseum
Women are disproportionately evicted, especially African-American women.
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The Community Foundation May 13
Replying to @communityfndn
Incomes have stagnated as rent keeps rising, leading to an eviction crisis.
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The Community Foundation May 13
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90% of landlords have representation in court - but only 10% of tenants do.
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The Community Foundation May 13
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Curator Sarah A. Leavitt, Ph.D. shared with us most visitors are surprised to learn tenants aren't guaranteed representation in court.
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