A New Website, Strategy & Grant RFP

Discover the Weissberg Foundations New Strategic Framework

Posted on September 5, 2017

New Frames to Help Us See More Clearly and Do More Effectively Today we launch our new website! This is much more than a website redesign. It’s the official roll-out of our new strategic framework; an announcement of our newest…

The 2017 NCRP Impact Awards winners are…

Posted on August 31, 2017

NCRP has announced their 2017 Impact Awards acknowledging the work of grantmakers serving as examples of bold, high-impact giving that puts emphasis on leading by example, being true partners to communities they serve and standing up for the most marginalized…

Statement on the Events in Charlottesville

Posted on August 22, 2017

As a social justice foundation deeply committed to advancing racial equity through funding, amplification, capacity building, and collaboration, and as a member of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers (WRAG), the Weissberg Foundation stands behind this statement on Charlottesville…

Defining Our Core Values

Posted on August 11, 2017

Last year, the Foundation kicked off a year-long process to develop a strategic framework for our philanthropy, which we’ll roll out at the end of this summer. First we wanted to share the values that are embedded in the new strategic framework and will guide how we implement it…

Shaping Our Strategy with Grantee and Applicant Feedback

Posted on May 8, 2017

In 2016, the Foundation kicked off a year-long strategic planning process to chart a course for our work over the next several years. In this post Executive Director, Hanh Le, shares the feedback we gathered from our grantees and applicants that’s informing our strategy…

Announcing the 2016-2019 Fund for Diversity in Theater Grantees

Posted on August 18, 2016

Our 2016-2019 Fund for Diversity in Theater is a $1,000,000 commitment to engage and expand new voices and audiences in DC-area theaters. This initiative includes capacity building support to selected grantees and shared learning with the theater and philanthropic communities…

What Does a 30-Foot Fall Have to Do With Rikers Island?

Rikers Island

Posted on July 27, 2016

New York is one of only two states that treats 16 year-olds as adults in the criminal justice system; it’s one of nine that does the same for 17 year-olds. They are often incarcerated far away from families and support systems, leading to a lifetime in the justice system…

Meet Hanh Le, our new Executive Director!

Posted on June 7, 2016

The Weissberg Foundation is pleased to announce that Hanh Le has joined the staff as our Executive Director! Hanh is a multi-faceted nonprofit leader with extensive experience in the social sector…

This Holiday Season, Explore the Artisan Sector

Posted on November 12, 2015

This holiday season, the gifts we purchase for our loved ones (and ourselves!) have a global impact no matter what, but by focusing your purchasing power on handcrafted, artisan goods, you can contribute to the empowerment of artists and craftsmen worldwide…

Discover Our Featured Grantees

Woolly Mammoth

Posted on June 1, 2015

The Weissberg Family Foundation regularly shares the work of our grantees as seen through videos, podcasts and news articles from and about our grantees as they demonstrate their efforts to transform their communities…