GERMANTOWN, Md. (June 23, 2020) – The Greater Washington Catalogue for Philanthropy has selected BlackRock Center for the Arts for its Class of 2020-2021 as “one of the best” nonprofits in the region. BlackRock successfully passed an extensive review process by a panel of more than 170 reviewers from foundations, corporate giving programs, peer nonprofits, local government agencies, and the philanthropic advisory community.
This year, the Catalogue for Philanthropy celebrates its 18th year. Since 2003, it has raised more than $40 million for its network of vetted charities. Every nonprofit in the network is evaluated for excellence by a team of over 120 local experts. They assess each organization for impact, community need and financial transparency.
“BlackRock is honored to receive this recognition and approval from the Catalogue for Philanthropy,” said Lynn Andreas Arndt, Chief Executive Officer, BlackRock Center for the Arts. “It serves as an important validation of the work done by our staff and assures our donors that their support of BlackRock ensures we are wisely able to fulfill our mission of providing inspiring and diverse arts experiences for everyone.”