A Vision for an Equitable DC | Meyer partners with Consumer Health Foundation on new equity report and community initiativeLast week, the Meyer Foundation and the Consumer Health Foundation (CHF) convened community members, advocates, and policymakers in the District to unpack the findings of the new Urban Institute digital feature, A Vision for an Equitable DC. The report, commissioned by Meyer and CHF, takes an in-depth look at the state of equity among the District’s black, white, and Hispanic residents using ward-level data.
On October 18, the board of directors of the Meyer Foundation approved an unprecedented investment of $1 million to support the production and preservation of affordable housing in the Greater Washington region.
The Meyer Foundation board of directors has selected four chief executives of local nonprofit organizations for the Julie L. Rogers Sabbatical Program.
I recently attended a meeting at my temple that focused on Ta-Nehisi Coates’s bestselling book, Between the World and Me—a personal exploration of racial history in the U.S. Members were interested in engaging in a conversation about our role as allies in moving racial equity forward in our community. As attendees raised their hands to contribute to the discussion, I found myself having so much I wanted to say, and yet feeling hampered in my ability to adequately convey my thoughts. While I did speak up, I know I did not have the right words.
The board of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation, a private foundation in Washington, DC, elected Deborah Ratner Salzberg as chair of the board at its June 2, 2016 meeting.
The Meyer Foundation’s board of directors approved the first round of grants under the Foundation’s new strategic plan on June 2. The 80 grants, which totaled $3.25 million, reflect the Foundation’s mission to build an equitable Greater Washington region in which economically vulnerable people thrive.
Today the Meyer Foundation is launching a new sabbatical grants program that was established by our board of directors to honor Julie Rogers, who served as Meyer’s president from 1986 to 2014.
Like many other grantmakers, the Meyer Foundation has historically been leery of putting money behind efforts to help grantees raise more money.
The board of directors of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation has elected Rajiv Vinnakota, executive vice president for youth and engagement programs at the Aspen Institute, to a three-year term on the Foundation’s board.
As the communications manager for a small Bethesda nonprofit, Juliana Avery never expected to see her organization advocating for its mission in the pages of The New York Times.