Welcome! 2021 Annual Meeting

All Many Hands members are invited to join us for the 2021 Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 13. This virtual event will include presentations by the four finalists for the 2021 Many Hands $100,000 Impact Grant and live Q&A with each executive director. Following the event, we will send an email to all members with links to recordings of the four presentations and to the online ballot.

Voting will remain open until 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 16. We will announce the recipient of the 2021 Many Hands $100,00 Impact Grant on Monday, May 17.

Members will receive an email on Friday, May 7 with links to the four finalists’ proposals and a registration link for the Annual Meeting. If you do not receive this email by the end of the day, please contact Board Secretary Melissa Dennis at the email address below.

We look forward to seeing you for an inspiring evening!

When: Thursday, May 13 @ 7:00 pm

Where: On Zoom

Who: This event is for Many Hands members.

Questions? Please contact Board Secretary Melissa Dennis at info@manyhandsdc.org.

Past Events

Tuesday, April 27 – Participatory Grantmaking– Zoom conversation with Rubie Coles (Diverse City Fund) sponsored by the DMV Collective Giving Network

Thursday, April 22 – Pregnant Girl – Zoom conversation with author Nicole Lynn Lewis (Generation Hope, 2020 Partner Grantee)

Tuesday, March 9 – Member Book Club – Zoom discussion of $2 a Day by Kathryn Edin and Luke Shaefer and Maid by Stephanie Land

Tuesday, March 2 – Trust-Based Philanthropy – Zoom workshop with Shaady Selahi (Trust-Based Philanthropy Project) sponsored by the DMV Collective Giving Network

Thursday, February 25 – Member Coffee & Conversation – Zoom meeting with Nan Monday, Alejandra Carrera, and Heather Lynskey (Homestretch, 2020 Partner Grantee)

Sunday, January 10 – Member Coffee & Conversation – Zoom meeting with Grants Committee chair Kathryn Zecca and Focus Area Committee co-chairs

Tuesday, December 8 – Uncovering Unconscious Bias in Philanthropy – Zoom meeting with Melissa Sines (PEAK Grantmaking) sponsored by the DMV Collective Giving Network

Tuesday, December 1 – Philanthropy, Power, and Impact: A Conversation with Tamara Lucas Copeland and Kathy Kretman – Zoom webinar

Tuesday, November 17 – Member Coffee & Conversation – Zoom meeting with Tammi Houton (Nourish Now, 2020 Impact Grantee)

Thursday, November 12 – DC’s Maternal Mortality Crisis – Zoom meeting with Andria Cornell (Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs) and Ebony Marcelle (Community of Hope DC, 2008 Partner Grantee)

Thursday, October 15 – 2021 Grant Cycle Kickoff – Zoom meeting with Kris Thompson (Calvary Women’s Services, 2020/2012 Partner Grantee) and Kenneth Ward (College Bound, 2012 Impact Grantee)