July 27 – August 2
American Association of Suicidology was mentioned in The Washington Post for their work to decrease suicide rates in the US and support attempt survivors. The Association’s Co-chair, Travis Atkinson, was interviewed in an article discussing community crisis lines shutting down amid loneliness epidemic on Interlochen Public Radio (IPR).
Arts on the Horizon announced their 2019-2020 season line-up in Broadway World. This marks the 7th season for the company.
The Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers (APPA) granted Jacobs their 2019 Visionary Award.
A study by BoardSource, in partnership with Stanford University and GuideStar, on nonprofit board service was highlighted on The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Casey Trees was highlighted in Bustle for their work to increase DC’s tree canopy in an article discussing what countries and organizations have done recently to plant more trees and influence the environment.
A Richmond (VA) youth is teaming up with Child Care Aware of Virginia to bring attention to hot car deaths according to Richmond Times.
disABILITY Resource Center celebrates 29th anniversary of ADA and is featured in an article by Hazard Herald.
Hemophilia Federation of America‘s FIRST Program, Promoting Women in Patient-centered Research, wins PCORI Grant, reported by Hemophilia News Today.
Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter will host a display during the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office 8th Annual Child Safety Day according to Fairfax News.
The National Center for Health Research‘s forum to discuss potentially high levels of lead on some Washington area playgrounds was featured on WUSA9. Additionally, the organization discussed breast implant standards and safety in Allure.
National Catholic Partnership on Disability was highlighted as a resource for preparing children with disabilities for baptism and confirmation on The Dialog.
A report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition about housing affordability while earning minimum wage was featured in Yahoo Finance.
Melanie L. Herman, executive director of Nonprofit Risk Management Center, was named a top 50 influencer of 2019 by Nonprofit Times.
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation granted $20,000 to Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area as a part of its Employee Giving Program reported by Financial Buzz.
Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria is partnering with the Alexandria (VA) Health Department to develop a community health improvement plan as was featured in The Zebra.
Project Knitwell‘s program to promote wellness and help people cope with stressful situations in hospital settings was featured on WJLA 7.
The Arc of Greater Prince William/INSIGHT recently held its annual dance for county residents with special needs, and the event was recapped on Prince William Living.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam appointed Dr. Tammy Mann, President and CEO of The Campagna Center to the Virginia Board of Education according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Volunteer Alexandria is recruiting volunteers for the 2019 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics according to Alexandria Gazette Packet.
YWCA National Capital Area discussed racial profiling and the impact it can have on young people in WTOP.
July 20 – 26
Arlington Community Foundation announced educator and civic leader Dr. Alfred Taylor, Jr. as the recipient of the 2019 William T. Newman, Jr. Spirit of Community Award in Inside NoVA.
A collaboration between Building Bridges Across the River and the Washington, DC government to build the city’s first elevated public park received its latest donation, $5 million from Exelon, according to DCist. The 11th Street Bridge Park is scheduled to open in 2023.
DC Central Kitchen joins a panel discussion hosted by Food Tank to inform legislators on Capitol Hill about the intersections between food and health.
DC Vote was highlighted in The Washington Blade for their efforts to advance statehood for Washington, DC.
Institute for Local Self-Reliance was mentioned in a Washington Post article about the negative impacts Dollar Stores can have on communities.
League of American Orchestras awarded $80,000 in grant funding to the Virginia Symphony Orchestra according to the Virginian-Pilot. Funds will be used to help support a concert series.
National Catholic Educational Association‘s annual conference on anti-Semitism and the Holocaust was highlighted in Catholic News Service. The conference is hosted in partnership with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, and Georgetown University.
The National Center for Health Research applauded the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to press Allergan to recall certain breast implants after they were linked to rare illness in The Washington Post.
A report by Open Markets Institute about the concentration of power in several agriculture-related sectors was featured in Civil Eats.
Tidewater Community College received a $179,493 grant from the Virginia Community College System to assist with expanding workforce training programs according to NBC 29 News.
July 13 – 19
Arts on the Horizon announced they will host their second annual 5K fundraiser in September 2019 according to Alexandria Living.
Casey Trees discussed Washington, DC’s crape myrtle flowers and their origin in DCist.
The Father McKenna Center was highlighted in a Washington Post story about Frères Branchiaux, a candle company started by three local young entrepreneurs. Each month, the boys donate a portion of the proceeds to Washington-area homeless charities.
A report by the Health Care Transformation Task Force about maternity care in the US was highlighted on Health Affairs Blog.
Research by the National Low Income Housing Coalition about the nation’s affordable housing shortage was mentioned in CNBC.
National Press Foundation is partnering with Bayer AG to launch two educational programs focused on increasing journalists’ awareness of agriculture and cardiovascular disease according to Yahoo Finance.
Open Markets Institute discussed federal government antitrust enforcement and competition in the tech sector in Bloomberg and The American Prospect.
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Executive Director, Bruce D. Brown, discussed concerns about a proposed federal bill that would criminalize the disclosure of the identities of covert CIA agents operating abroad in The Washington Post.
Tenants and Workers United discussed the impact Amazon HQ2 will have on Northern Virginia rental prices and affordable housing options in Curbed and Richmond Times.
Wesley Housing Development Corporation discussed the decline of affordable housing options across the Washington-area in Curbed.
July 6 – 12
Britepaths was named Non-Profit of the Year by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce at the Greater Washington Good Business Awards on June 7, 2019.
The Center for Nonprofit Advancement will hold its 2019 Board Leadership Award Reception on Thursday, July 25 at 6:00pm. The award reception will follow a special professional development program where participants will learn success secrets from the award finalists: Adventure Theatre, Martha’s Table and Primary Care Coalition.
The Campagna Center‘s partnership with Hooray for Books was featured on WTOP. Recently, over three hundred books collected for the organization were lost due to flooding. Since then, the bookstore has begun re-collecting books to donate them to the organization.
Hemophilia Federation of America was recognized with a four-star rating by Charity Navigator and a Platinum Seal of Transparency by GuideStar according to EIN News.
Institute for Local Self-Reliance discussed waste management efforts across the Washington Region on WAMU 88.5’s Kojo Nnamdi Show.
N Street Village was featured on WJLA for their work supporting women experiencing homelessness in Washington, DC.
Nonprofit Village currently has affordable professional space available for nonprofits. They have multiple membership tiers to fit a wide range of needs and budgets, saving organizations at least $7,000+ annually on services and equipment. More details and tour information can be found on their website.