A First-of-its-kind Civic Alliance

The Greater Washington Partnership is a civic alliance of the region’s leading employers who are committed to fostering unity and making the Capital Region—from Baltimore to Richmond—the most inclusive economy in the nation. Our top priority is catalyzing equitable solutions that make the region the best place to live, work, and thrive.

Our Vision

For the Future

What We’re Working On

Tech Talent Pipeline

The Digital Tech Credential equips learners with the skills they need to enter digital tech and digital tech adjacent careers.

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Economic Prosperity

Inclusive growth creates shared prosperity and economic opportunity where all can thrive regardless of race, gender, or zip code.

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Flexible Mobility

Taking bold action to advance the Capital Region of Baltimore, Washington, and Richmond's transportation system.

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Upcoming Events

Fresh Take ft. Patricia McGuire

Thursday, October 21, 2021

This Fresh Take interview featured Patricia McGuire, President of Trinity Washington University. JB and Patricia will discuss Trinity's long history of providing a high-quality liberal arts educational experience for students and prioritizing opportunities for women and underserved communities, pressing challenges facing higher ed, and our shared vision for a robust and diverse digital tech ecosystem in the Capital Region. 

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American Rescue Plan Series: Secondary and Postsecondary Roundtable

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Please join the Partnership's Capital CoLAB for the American Rescue Plan Series: A Convening for Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions webinar. This event will discuss best practices for secondary and postsecondary institutions to leverage funds to support learners. 

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Quick
Stats

How much is the Capital Region’s population expected to grow?

2.4 million people in 20 years

Over the next 20 years, the Capital Region is projected to add 2.4 million residents which will increase pressure on an already burdened system

How many Fortune 1,000 companies are headquartered in MD, DC, VA?

53 Fortune 1,000 companies

More than 50 of America’s largest companies are headquartered in the Capital Region, powering the economy for workers in the region and beyond.

How many workers do GWP’s members employ?

More than 250,000 people

GWP’s members represent businesses employing more than 250,000 people in the Capital Region.

What percentage of commuters travel to a new jurisdiction for work?

Nearly 50% of commuters

Prior to the pandemic, of the Capital Region’s 10.2 million residents, nearly 50% of those who commute cross county borders and 20% cross state lines daily to access their jobs.

What is the percentage of the population that holds a Bachelor’s degree or higher?

46% of the population

Nearly half of the population, 46 percent, or 3.3 million, in the greater Capital Region 25 years and older hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher.

What is the gap between supply and demand for digital tech workers in our region?

17,037 unfilled digital tech jobs

By 2025, we anticipate a supply gap of 49% for digital tech talent jobs. Despite a deep digital tech workforce, the gap in our region is larger than peer regions’ and the U.S. average.

Initiatives

Skills
and Talent

Attract, educate, and retain individuals for the jobs that our employers need to fill now and in the future, and ensure no one is left behind.

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Regional
Mobility

Advance transportation solutions that strengthen regional mobility and improve quality of life.

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Inclusive
Growth

Our vision is to make the Capital Region the nation’s leading economic engine of inclusive growth and shared prosperity.

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