Giving & Investing

How to Get Involved Throughout the Year

BWGC Grantees PitchDayWe want our members to have options for how they want to be involved. Different times of the year may be better than others to invest, connect, and inspire.
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Upcoming Events


BWGC April Event: Stem, Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond
Join BWGC for a panel discusion on how we can excite women and girls about math and science, and keep them engaged.
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June Social Event: Connect with Grantees, Members, and Our Community
Network and live gathering for all, this will be an outdoor event in the Fairfax area with light food, drinks, and the opportunity to catch-up.
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View a slideshow of photos from Business Women's Giving Circle events.

Annual Calendar What to Expect
January We have our annual planning meeting, where members can meet the incoming Steering Committee and learn about ways to engage throughout the year.
February We have our Annual Grantee Celebration where members can meet our grantees and learn about how they make an impact. Members also can meet new members and build relationships with the BWGC community.
March We host pop-up events as possible with our members throughout the year.
April We host a STEM focused education event to provide BWGC members a window into the STEM landscape for girls and young women.
May & June We have our membership drive and focus on sharing the impact we have made to date at a BWGC event.
July - September We nominate members for Steering Committee positions. We hold our annual planning meeting.

The Grants Committee reviews applicants and selects the grantee semi-finalists.
October Semi-Finalists present at Shark Tank where members can hear their pitches and vote on finalists and determine grant amounts.
Holiday Pop Up event for members and grantees.
November Semi-Finalists present at Shark Tank where members can hear their pitches and vote on finalists and determine grant amounts.
Holiday Pop Up event for members and grantees.
December The slate of Finalists is voted on by all members and shared with the applicants. The Finalists are announced via a press release.

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Please contact Sari Raskin, Vice President of Grants and Community Leadership.
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Contact the BWGC Volunteer-led Steering Committee
with questions about engaging with this group.
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