Paul Marengo, Promethean Fundraising’s CEO to Attend Region’s Tasting Events


Washington, D.C. (February 15, 2018) – Tasting events offer much to an event planner. They provide opportunities to check out possible event spaces, menu samples, as well as restaurant operations. Paul Marengo, Promethean Fundraising’s CEO will be attending 10 of the region’s tasting events.  You can catch his reviews on “Zen of Charity,” one of our several blog programs.


04/18/2018 – Taste of Shaw
The Shaw Neighborhood Annual Celebration of the best food and drink it’s restaurants and bars have to offer is back! Join us for a night of stellar cuisine, cocktails, and beers from this year’s Host Committee of chefs, restaurateurs, mixologists, and brewers. Enjoy unlimited sips and noshes throughout the evening plus live music and dancing.

04/21/2018 – Taste of Dupont
Dupont Circle restaurants will open their doors to showcase their signature appetizers, entrées, drinks, and desserts for the 11 annual Taste of Dupont. This progressive lunch encourages patrons to walk from restaurant to tavern with a master ticket to discover new places to try.

04/28/2018 – Taste of 8th
Over 20 of our Barracks Row restaurants will serve appetizer sized samples of their best-known or newest dishes. Watch over the coming weeks as we announce the participants in the 2018 Taste of 8th! Each Taste is a small sample size, similar to a tapas portion. Most people purchase a pack of 5 tasting tickets so they can sample their favorite 8th Street restaurants.

04/29/2018 – Night at the Market
Celebrate the businesses and community at the heart of Capitol Hill with EMMS! Enjoy small bites from DC restaurants, wine and beer, live music, and more – all in the historic Eastern Market North Hall.

05/20/2018 – Taste of Arlington
Taste of Arlington is the biggest and best family-friendly, food+beer+music street festival in Northern Virginia!

06/05/2018 – Taste of Adams Morgan
Stroll, sip, and sample your way through one of DC’s most vibrant neighborhood on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at the 6th Annual Taste of Adams Morgan, benefiting Mary’s Center. Bring your appetites because dozens of DC’s best restaurants are opening their doors and serving samples of their chef’s signature dishes. And it’s all for a good cause!

06/07/2018 – Taste of North Capitol
North Capitol Main Street is excited to present the 2nd annual Taste of North Capitol, an evening that celebrates our beautiful and diverse community! … The event will feature live music and entertainment, specialty gifts and raffles, and food and drinks featured from your favorite North Capitol neighborhood spots.

06/15/2018 – Taste of Reston
Taste of Reston is the largest outdoor food festival in the area and has been voted “Northern Virginia’s Best Food Festival” by Virginia Living magazine.

09/09/18 – Taste of Petworth
Taste of Petworth will run all day during Celebrate Petworth and offers you the opportunity to sample a range of delectable dishes from Petworth-area restaurants and to mingle with neighbors al fresco.

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Paul Marengo, CEO, Promethean Fundraising to Speak at WALA’s Creative Entrepreneurship Series


Washington, D.C. (April 3 2018) – Promethean Fundraising is pleased to announce that Paul Marengo, our CEO will be presenting a seminar on Foundations and Grant Writing for the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts’ Creative Entrepreneurship Series.  This presentation will take place on Tuesday, April 10th at The Compass Atelier 2, 12276 Wilkins Ave, Rockville, MD 20852. Visit Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts at for more information.

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts provides free legal assistance to individual artists or artist organizations. The services provided include review of negotiation contracts, incorporation, and legal advice on other related issues. It also conducts arts-related dispute resolution/mediation services. Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts defines “artists” and “arts” very broadly, to include writers, web designers, and other activities involving innovative design and creation. Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts holds a legal clinic for creative artists, non-profit organizations, small inventors and entrepreneurs, scholars, traditional communities, and others who otherwise would not have access to high-quality intellectual property law and business development services.  

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Paul Marengo appointed to NANOE’s 2018 Board of Governors


Washington D.C. – 08/29/2017 –The National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives (NANOE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Marengo to NANOE’s prestigious 2018 Board of Governors. Marengo has been called upon to refine, improve, and strengthen New Guidelines for Tomorrow’s Nonprofit (Second Edition) a new set of governing guidelines that supercharge nonprofit capacity-building.

To learn more about NANOE’s 2018 Board of Governors please visit NANOE National Director, Tracy Ebarb, shared, “Paul has joined a working group that will peer-review a new set of capacity-building guidelines rooted in principles of moral agency, stewardship, freedom of speech, freedom of peaceful assembly, ethical practice, and transparency that supercharge charity. Paul is one of society’s guardians who use their expertise to ensure everyone experiences a life worth living.”

NANOE’s Nominations Committee was co-chaired by Bishop Redfern II, Charlotte Berry, Kathleen Robinson & Tracy Ebarb. Nominees were suggested by members of AFP, CFRE, AHP, ASAE, CASE, United Way, National Development Institute, Nonprofit Associations, Industry Associations, and other local and national leaders.

Marengo will be honored alongside fellow Governors March 26-27, 2019 in Charleston, SC at NANOE’s Annual Board of Governors Convention & Expo.  NANOE is our Nation’s only unifying legislative body comprised of Governors nominated from all 50 United States who oversee the codification of guidelines that govern sound charitable practice.

To learn more about NANOE please visit


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