May 17, 2016

In May, a group of GT members visited the Hillwood Museum and Gardens - the former home of the late Marjorie Merriweather Post, the General Foods heiress. Members were given a private tour of the museum in Northwest DC, which provides a window on Post’s lush life in the 1950’s. In addition to her original antique furniture and clothing, the house features Post’s large collection of French and Russian decorative arts. Her Sevre...

April 14, 2016

In April, GT members carried their own salads and sandwiches to the home of Treasurer Ellen Yahuda for a lunchtime discussion of giving circles. Our speaker and discussion leader was Lynn O’Connell, executive director of one of GT’s 2015 grantees: Computer CORE. O’Connell has a masters degree in philanthropy and wrote her thesis on the subject of the day: the spread of giving circles nationwide. She helped us see Giving Togeth...

March 10, 2015

GT’s Grant-Making Theme for 2015: Workforce Development

Last year, Giving Together members chose “housing and homelessness” as the theme for our 2014 grants cycle and awarded two $20,000 grants to outstanding organizations in that field: Interfaith Works and Sasha Bruce House. Now, our 2015 grants cycle is just beginning. 

With a record 78 percent of members casting votes from among several categories, “Workforce Development” wa...

October 21, 2014

GT Hosts Spring HeART Show

Members and other GT donors enjoy a glass of wine and hor d’oeuvres while admiring the sensational art work at the HeART Show.

Giving Together held its annual spring fundraising event at the Chevy Chase Village Hall on April 23 – a celebration of our five-year anniversary. More than 80 GT members and guests attended the HeArt Show and Auction, which featured the work of 10 local artists. The artists, w...

December 2, 2013

Giving Together Awards 2013 Grants

Associate Executive Director Nathaniel Cole describes Urban Alliance to GT members attending Annual Meeting.

At the annual meeting in October, we were delighted to award two grants to area nonprofits. Additional award funds were possible due to an increase in GT membership, as well as a gift from an anonymous donor! We awarded $20,000 to The George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy’s Saturday Sch...

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