Greater Washington Community Foundation 50th Anniversary celebration of Philanthropy

May 3, 2023

Celebrate the Greater Washington Community Foundation’s 50th anniversary at the largest annual gathering for influential changemakers — representing philanthropy, nonprofits, businesses, and local government. The evening will include after-hours access […]

Innocents at Risk Founder Deborah Sigmund Dies  

January 9, 2023

Updated Jan. 13, 2023 Child advocacy non-profit Innocents at Risk founder Deborah “Debbie” Sigmund passed away unexpectedly Jan. 5, leaving behind a legacy of giving back to the wider community […]

Betty Brown Casey (1927-2022)

August 22, 2022

A woman who was a longtime influential force in Washington, D.C., philanthropy efforts has passed away at the age of 95. Betty Brown Casey, who inherited a large fortune from […]

Mapping Georgetown: An Eyewitness to the Georgetown Library Fire

November 8, 2021

When your local history collection is nearly destroyed by fire, you realize how precious are the treasures and stories of your collective past. At noon on Monday, April 30, 2007, […]

Big Gift Helps Citizens Association Move to 30th St.

November 30, 2020

Because of a legacy gift that requires CAG to purchase a building in Georgetown, the nonprofit will be taking its headquarters to 1058 30th St. NW.

Georgetowner Victoria Sant, 1939-2018

December 17, 2018

While the charitable contributions were considerable, with the Sants it was more a case of philanthropy with an interest and a purpose, and Victoria Sant’s role was one of direct engagement and participation.