September 22 – 28
Arlington Community Foundation will host their Annual Community Cup Golf Classic on October 29, 2018 according to Inside NoVA. Funds raised during the event will support grant and scholarship programs.
Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN) Board Chair, Michael Garcia, penned a Letter to the Editor in ARLNow calling for an expansion in behavioral health services.
The Center for Nonprofit Advancement announces the winners of the Phyllis Campbell Newsome Public Policy Leadership Award, one each from Washington, DC, Virginia, Prince George’s County and Montgomery County.
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s latest report on Amazon’s move to capture public sector spending was covered by EdSurge in its article “When School Districts Buy From Amazon, Are They Getting the Best Deal? Maybe Not.”
National Low Income Housing Coalition President and CEO, Diane Yentel, commented on newly proposed federal legislation aimed at addressing the housing crisis in Curbed and The Atlantic.
National Peace Corps Association President and CEO, Glenn Blumhorst, discussed this year’s Harris Wofford Global Citizen Award recipient in NPR.
The White House Historical Association’s official 2018 White House Christmas Ornament is now available. The ornament honors President Harry S. Truman and the significant changes he made to the White House and the Presidential Seal. All ornament sales support the mission of the non-profit, non-partisan association to protect, preserve and provide public access to the history of the White House.
September 15 – 21
A Wider Circle announced they will honor Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) with the 2018 Commitment to Change Award during their annual Community Ball on September 27 according to PR Newswire.
Beacon House, Hope for Henry and Junior League of Washington are among the nonprofits selected by Compass for their 2018-19 Greater Washington Classic Project Roster.
Bright Beginnings is partnering with the Washington Capitals’ Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and KaBOOM! to build a playground at one of their centers according to the Washington Capitals.
National Breast Cancer Coalition President, Frances M. Visco, penned a New York Times Letter to the Editor about medical industry accountability to breast cancer patients.
Sitar Arts Center announced that Essence Newhoff will serve as Senior Director of Development according to The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Prior to the role, Newhoff served as the Deputy Chief Development Officer at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Western Presbyterian Church’s food donation partnership with Miriam’s Kitchen was highlighted on WTOP.
September 8 – 14
DC Primary Care Association was featured in The Washington Post for their work in advocating for and providing prenatal care services to low-income pregnant women in Washington, D.C.
disAbility Resource Center celebrated their 25th anniversary during their Rock the Block Party according to Fredericksburg.com
Hope for Henry will hold its 15th Anniversary Extravaganza at City Winery in Washington, DC on Saturday, October 20 beginning at 6:30pm.
Nonprofit Village is opening a new Incubation Center in Rockville, Maryland providing affordable capacity building, professional support services and opportunities for collaboration—all within a shared workspace.
The Veterans Consortium will host its 2018 Pro Bono Mission Partner Awards Reception & Fireside Chat at 6:00pm on Wednesday, October 3 at Union Station in Washington, DC.
Volunteer Prince William awarded Shelley Tibbs the 2018 Coalition for Human Services Labor of Love Award.
September 1 – 7
Arlington Community Foundation’s new president and CEO, Jennifer Owens was highlighted in The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is offering its popular Nonprofit Financial Boot Camp on September 20-21, 2018.
Miriam’s Kitchen and George Washington University’s campus garden partnership was featured in The Washington Post.
The Nonprofit Risk Management Center (NRMC) has scheduled its Risk Summit for October 1-2, 2018. This two-day conference is ideal for nonprofit leaders who want to broaden their perspectives on risk management, learn practical strategies for identifying and managing risk, and bring risk resources and know-how back to their mission-driven organizations.
Charity Navigator has awarded St. Ann’s Center for Children, Youth and Families its second consecutive four-star rating.
As part of its #CallTextLive campaign during September’s National Suicide Prevention Month, PRS will enter teams in the AFSP Loudoun and Fairfax Walks and the NAMI NoVA Walk, and encourages all to participate.
From September 4-7, the Student Press Law Center implemented its Back to School Tips program, posting an article each day with links to key legal issues and topics to help student journalists and their advisers at the high school and college levels get their academic year off to a strong start.