PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

The Agua Fund belongs to several professional associations whose activities and members deepen our understanding of the issues we focus on.

Chesapeake Bay Funders Network (CBFN)

CBFN is a funding collaborative dedicated to improving the capacity within communities to initiate and sustain change necessary to promote and protect the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

www.chesbayfunders.org

Consultative Group on Biological Diversity (CGBD)

The CGBD is a grantmakers forum that focuses attention on issues and program opportunities related to the conservation and restoration of biological resources, including toxics, human health, and the environment.

www.cgbd.org

Funders Committee on Civic Participation (FCCP)

FCCP members support non-partisan efforts to register and mobilize voters, reform election laws, promote voter protection, reduce structural barriers to voting, and inspire people to get involved in civic life beyond the ballot box.

www.funderscommittee.org

Grantmakers In Aging (GIA)

 Grantmakers In Aging is a national catalyst for philanthropy, with a common dedication to improving the experience of aging. GIA members have a shared recognition that a society that is better for older adults is a society that is better for people of all ages.

+ www.giaging.org

Grantmakers In Health (GIH)

GIH is dedicated to helping foundations and corporate giving programs improve the health of all people.  Its mission is to foster communication and collaboration among grantmakers and others and to help strengthen their knowledge, skills and effectiveness.

+ www.gih.org

Health and Environmental Funders Network (HEFN)

HEFN is the "go to" place for grantmakers interested in issues of environmental health and justice.  HEFN provides its members with information, learning and network opportunities, and support for funder collaboration.

+ www.hefn.org

Sustainable Agriculture and Food System Funders (SAFSF)

SAFSF is an international network that aims to strengthen, diversify and expand the community of grantmakers that focus on sustainable agriculture and food systems.

www.safsf.org

Technology Affinity Group (TAG)

TAG is a membership organization of foundations that promotes the understanding of how information and communications technology can help its members further their philanthropic goals.

www.tagtech.org

Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers

The Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers promotes effective, strategic, and efficient charitable investment in the Greater Washington region.

www.washingtongrantmakers.org