Summer 2017 Edition Celebrates Corporate Philanthropy

CoverThe Community Foundation for Northern Virginia released its sixth issue of GOOD BUSINESS magazine, a bi-annual publication that features stories of local businesses that play a key role in the community through philanthropy and volunteerism. 

The Summer 2017 issue of GOOD BUSINESS features stories that focus on higher levels of corporate philanthropy, younger corporate givers, and stronger communities. 

Kaiser Permanente is featured in this issue and how they partner with organizations and foundations to improve community health across the Northern Virginia region; there is an interview with Deborah G. Matthews, a local estate planning attorney who has deployed her personal and professional philanthropy through our Community Foundation to provide funds to help children in the Fairfax County foster care system; the Northern Virginia Regional Commission is featured along with its Plant NOVA Natives campaign which encourages residents to plant species native to our region; and the Washington Business Journal and AHT Insurance talk about employee engagement in nonprofit missions through volunteerism.

“We are thrilled to highlight these organizations and individuals in this issue of GOOD BUSINESS who work tirelessly to improve the state of our region and to serve the needs of others,” said Kevin DeSanto, Co-Founder and Managing Director of KippsDeSanto & Co. and chair of the board of directors at the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. 

GOOD BUSINESS is designed to inform, inspire, and help spark a community dialogue on the future of corporate philanthropy in Northern Virginia.  To download the Winter 2017 issue of GOOD BUSINESS please visit