September 21 – 27

The Arc of Greater Prince William/INSIGHT and Prince William County Schools Office of Special Education are presenting a workshop called “Recipes for Disaster” on Wednesday, November 20 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Learn more about the event at Prince William Living.

Anne Vor der Bruegge, director of grants and initiatives at the Arlington Community Foundation, wrote an article titled, “Can Everyone Share in Prosperity? A Few Big Businesses in Arlington Say ‘Yes’,” published by ARLnow.

Building Bridges Across the River is featured in an article discussing the benefits of building bridges for equitable economic growth in DC, published on CitiesSpeak. Scott Kratz, vice-president of the organization, is featured in an article about a proposed 11th Street Bridge Park gaining support in Anacostia, featured on WUSA9.

The second annual 5k run, Home Run for the Homeless, is scheduled for October 5 at 9:00am in Arlington. The proceeds will go to Bridges to Independence and two other nonprofits that provide housing, employment and child care services to homeless parents in Northern Virginia. Learn more on the DCist.

Damien Ministries was among the nonprofits selected to benefit from the Cherry Fund this year, receiving a $5,000 grant, as reported by the Washington Blade.

Leanpath launched the ‘12.3 Initiative’ to expand the reach of food waste prevention tools and expertise, and DC Central Kitchen is the first recipient, reported by Business Wire. Chef Marcelle Afram is featured in an article about ‘the changing face of food events’ and DC Central Kitchen’s annual event, Capital Food Fight, posted on the Washington City Paper.

DC Vote executive director Bo Shuff joined FOX to discuss if DC should become the 51st state, posted on FOX5.

On October 6, 2019, the National Breast Center Foundation will hold its 4th annual Walk to Bust Cancer at Fort Hunt Park, as reported on Alexandria Living.

Kathryn Monet, CEO of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, is featured in an article discussing how advocates have found success in ‘housing first’ to combat veteran homelessness, reported on The Hill.

The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) is featured in an article about shuffling staff and their focus on social justice, reported by The Nonprofit Times.

The National Hispanic Corporate Council (NHCC) discusses their new plan for growth and makes changes to its leadership team, reported by PRNewswire.

Caitlin Kelly of the International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights is featured in an article about the OAS commission holding a hearing on Cuba human rights abuses, reported by the Washington Blade.

This week, reporters from across the nation gathered at the University of Michigan for the Education Writers Association’s annual higher education seminar. The event is summarized on Idaho ED News.

Kurt Erickson, president of the nonprofit Washington Regional Alcohol Program, was interviewed for an article discussing a new law that increases prison time for convicted drunk drivers, reported by 105.9 WMAL.

September 14 – 20

ANCOR, American Network of Community Options and Resources, is featured in an article discussing a shortage of direct support professionals hindering community inclusion reported in the Daily Herald.

Jessica Sanders, director of science and policy for Casey Trees, is featured in an article about a debate on whether to save eight old trees or build more affordable housing in DC, reported by The Washington Post. Casey Trees is also mentioned in an article discussing what Washingtonians can do to help curb climate change, reported by DCist.

Jeffrey DeShawn Richardson has been appointed the new Executive Director of CBE Leadership Council at Center for Black Equity, reported on the Washington Blade.

Wendy Cervantes, director of immigration and immigrant families at CLASP, is featured in an article discussing the back to school season after the recent shootings and immigration turmoil, reported by The 74. Olivia Golden, executive director of the same organization, is featured in an article about Mazie Hirono introducing a bill to block the Trump administration’s public charge rule expansion, reported by KITV4.

For the next 51 days, DC Vote will send a three-by-five-foot 51-star flag to anyone who donates at least $51, reported by the Washingtonian.

Hrant Jamgochian, CEO of Dialysis Patient Citizens, is featured in an article about how critics skewer fine print in mandatory kidney care model, reported by Healthcare Dive.

Carlos Quesada, executive director of the International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights, is featured in an article about the Inter-American Dialogue’s recent event called, “Weaponizing Justice: Rule of Law and Cuba’s New Constitution,” reported on The Dialogue.

The Fredericksburg City Council named Lloyd F. Moss, of the Lloyd F. Moss Free Clinic, to the Wall of Honor, reported by Fredericksburg.com.

Solutions Global (SSG) partners with National Human Services Assembly to expand access to SSG’s products, solutions and insights, reported by Stocks Beat.

Diane Yentel, president and chief executive of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, is featured in an article about the Trump administration recently floating a new role for police regarding homelessness, reported by the Beaumont Enterprise.

Public Art Reston is featured in an article about their Chalk Fest at Reston Town Center 2019, posted on The Connection.

Dr. Ivory A. Toldson, president and CEO of Quality Education for Minorities Network, is featured in an article discussing statements made by the Trump Administration regarding HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), reported by Diverse Education.

Jim LaGraffe, executive director of the Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services, is featured in an article about the addiction recovery process, reported by Fauquier.

Sommer Ingram Dean, staff attorney at the Student Press Law Center, is featured in an article about the ‘growing hostility’ between student media and administrators, reported by the Investigative Reporting Workshop.

The T. Howard Foundation and the journey of its fellows are featured in an article by NCTA.

Together We Bake and their mission is featured in an exclusive article reported by NBC Washington.

United Way of the National Capital Area is featured in an exclusive article about its mission with its Project Homeless Connect, reported by WUSA9.

Stewart McLaurin, president of the White House Historical Association, is featured in an article about First Lady Melania Trump giving the White House a makeover, reported by Time.

September 7 – 13

The Army Historical Foundation and its new museum are featured in an article on WJLA.

A 5K race to support Arlington social-safety-net efforts will kick off at 9am at Bluemont Park, 601 North Manchester Street. Proceeds will benefit local nonprofits, including Bridges to Independence, reported by Inside Nova.

Olivia Golden, executive director at the nonprofit Center for Law and Social Policy, is featured in an article about America’s poverty rate falling while household incomes remain the same, as reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer.

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement will hold its 40th Annual Celebration on Tuesday, November 5, from 8:00 to 10:30am, at Union Stage in Washington, DC, with featured guest, Ibram X. Kendi.

Through City Kids Wilderness Project and his organization, Soul Trak, Tyrhee Moore is enhancing the lives of his community’s next generation by helping them discover local nature as well as some of the world’s more beautiful landscapes, according to SNews.

On September 19, DC elected officials will speak at a hearing for H.R. 51, a bill to make DC the 51st state in the U.S. Bo Shuff, the executive director of DC Vote, talks about grassroots advocacy for statehood in a podcast on the Kojo Nnamdi Show.

Karen Cunningham, executive director of Everyone Home DC, is featured in an article about the new naloxone pilot program in DC, reported by the Washington City Paper.

October is Disability Employment Awareness Month, and Independence Empowerment Center is sponsoring a festival on October 12 at the Park West Lions Club in Manassas, that will have games, musicians, artists, face painting, and a silent auction, reported by Prince William Living.

Committed to making a lasting impact on the lives of Washington, DC area women, children and families in need, Many Hands awards four grants annually, one each in the focus areas of education, health, housing and job readiness. The grants include a $100,000 Impact Grant and three Partner Grants. Questions about the grants can be emailed from October 1-15, and answers to all questions received are posted on their website. Applications are due by November 15.

On Sunday, October 6, the National Breast Center Foundation is holding its third annual Walk to Bust Cancer to increase awareness and celebrate survivorship. Check-in begins at 7:30am, and the 1.2 mile walk begins at 9am. Participants are encouraged to register ahead of time.

The Alexandria Health Department and the Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria invite all community members to a community health workshop on Saturday, October 5 at T.C. Williams High School Minnie Howard Campus, reported by Zebra.

The Rosslyn Business Improvement District is featured in an article about Flags Across Rosslyn, posted by WTOP.

Wednesday, September 25, Suited for Change will host its monthly Boutique Sale at 1023 15th Street NW, Suite 601, Washington, DC from 4pm – 7pm. New and like-new clothing, accessories and shoes will be available at affordable prices. All proceeds will help provide women in transitional circumstances with professional clothing, job-readiness support and pathways to achieve financial independence.

Co-chair of VOICE (Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement), Becca Gillespie Messman, is featured in an article on The Presbyterian Outlook.

 

September 1 – 6

For years, Ward 8 residents have been undercounted during the decennial census, but the Anacostia Coordinating Council has determined that the 2020 census will be different and is featured in a story posted on the Washington Informer.

Heather Peeler, President & CEO of ACT for Alexandria, is featured in an exclusive interview on Alexandria Living.

Center for Digital Democracy is mentioned in multiple articles discussing the recent fine paid by Google of $200 million for alleged YouTube privacy violations, published on Android Central, Silicon Republic, and VPN Compare.

DC Safe was among those that responded to the potentially toxic dust cloud from an artificial turf field that briefly settled over a Bethesda neighborhood recently, as reported on WUSA-9.

International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights is featured in an article about a well-known Nicaragua LGBTI activist recently being arrested, reported by the Washington Blade.

McDonald’s is set to expand its pre-employment training pilot to DC and Prince George’s County while partnering with local organizations, including the Latin American Youth Center, reported by MENAFN.

A fundraiser dinner for McLean Project for the Arts will take place on September 10th in McLean, reported by the McLean Connection.

The president and CEO of the National Human Services Assembly, Lee Sherman, will retire in November, after having led the Washington, DC based nonprofit association for three years, reported by NYN Media.

Diane Yentel, president and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, is featured in an article discussing the Trump administration releasing housing finance reform proposals, reported by Affordable Housing Finance.

Through a partnership between Public Art Reston, Reston Association, and Atlantic Realty Companies, Artist Ben Volta’s new public artwork for the ‘Colts Neck Road Underpass’ has received its final design approval, putting the project on track for installation later this month, reported by Reston Now.

Page County Sheriff’s Office, along with other organizations like the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging, are partnering for the 2nd Annual Stuff-the-Cruiser event, reported by WHSV-3.

Space of Her Own has been featured as the nonprofit of the month by The Patch.

The co-founder and executive director of This Is My Brave, Jennifer Marshall, wrote and published a powerful article about her story, her organization, and what can be done to improve mental health for young people, posted on Pennlive.

Together We Bake is featured in an article recruiting volunteers for their upcomming events, posted on The Zebra.

WV Caring (formerly Hospice Care Corporation) will be welcoming golfers to their 31st Annual Dr. D.R. Davis Golf Classic this coming weekend, at Preston Country Club. All proceeds from the event will be used to help patients with advanced life-limiting illnesses, reported by Mountain Statesman.

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August 24 – 30

ACT for Alexandria is mentioned in an article about the local fight to end racial inequality, reported by Alexandria Times.

American’s for Peace Now argue for two-state support at meeting with Envoy Friedman as discussed in their featured article on The Jerusalem Post.

The Army Historical Foundation is featured in multiple articles discussing the official announcement of their new National Museum of the U.S. Army to open in June 2020, reported by USA Today and the DCist.

Beacon House welcomes three new board members: Tony Elachkar, a Managing Director with Guidehouse LLP, Candice Gayl, an Air Force veteran who has been working as an independent consultant for 15 years, and Glenda Lee, a lead instructor with the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism (AOHT) at Ballou Senior High School.

Bright Beginnings is mentioned in an article about Washington Mystics’ Natasha Cloud and her winning of the Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award, reported by the Washington Mystics.

Capital Area Asset Builders is featured in an article about DC’s experiments with giving rental subsidy recipients control over their spending, reported by Street Sense Media.

Carpenter’s Shelter is mentioned in an article discussing a local Alexandria mall redevelopment, reported by Alexandria Living. The organization is also mentioned in an article about the annual event, Taste of Old Town North, reported by the Alexandria Times.

Catholics for Housing (CFH) is featured in an article discussing Northern Virginia’s growing crisis in affordable housing, reported by the Catholic Herald.

Child Care Aware is mentioned in an article featuring a recent report that found the cost of child care in Virginia has risen 7 times more than women’s wage growth, reported on Fredericksburg.com.

Sarah Hall Aguila, director of operations at Central American Resource Center, is interviewed in an article discussing why certain immigrant communities thrive in Washington, DC, reported by US News.

Community Foodworks is mentioned in an article discussing how urban farmers are working to end ‘Food Deserts in DC’, reported by AFRO.

The Council for Court Excellence is featured in an article discussing the future of DC’s halfway houses for men, reported by the DCist.

Patty McCarthy Metcalf, executive director of Faces & Voices of Recovery, is interviewed in an article discussing HHS efforts to change SUD privacy rules, reported on Health Data Management.

The Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) intends to start assisting the news media with their own new media service that will give expert commentary any time a hazardous materials incident occurs, reported by Benzinga.

Miriam’s Kitchen is featured in an article discussing the many ways that leftover food turns into meals for DC’s homeless community, reported by DCist.

The National Family Farm Coalition is mentioned in an article discussing a new farm policy and whether or not the policy will help rural America rebound, reported by Civil Eats. Jordan Treakle, also with the Coalition, is featured in an article discussing financial problems and mental health concerns for farmers, reported by Tristate Homepage.

PRS CrisisLink celebrates its 50th Anniversary with a special event on Thursday, September 19, 6:00–8:00 pm at the PRS Administrative Office and PRS CrisisLink Call Center in Oakton, VA. Visit their website to RSVP or for more information about sponsorship opportunities.

The First Tee of Greater Washington, DC is working with NBA Star Stephen Curry on a new golf program at Howard University, reported by CNN.

Together We Bake has received a $10,000 lifeline from AT&T, as reported by The Zebra.

Amy Pisani, executive director of Vaccinate Your Family (formerly known as Every Child By Two), is featured in an article discussing new federal rules that allegedly threaten to discourage undocumented immigrants from vaccinating their children, reported by STAT.

Washington Interfaith Network and their lead organizer, Jennifer Knox, are featured in an article discussing the Wells Fargo announcement of a $1 billion investment into affordable housing. Reported by AFRO.

Washington Regional Alcohol Program will host a “Football & Fundraising” event September 18 in Fairfax City to benefit the organization’s anti-drunk driving initiatives, reported by Patch.

August 17 – 23

The Anacostia Coordinating Council was one of 16 organizations to receive part of an $800,000 grant awarded by Mayor Bowser for 2020 census community engagement, featured in an article on WAMU 88.5.

April Foreman, Ph.D., an executive committee member for the American Association of Suicidology, is featured in an article about suicide prevention, reported by Woman’s Day.

Sarah Meek, director of legislative affairs for the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) is interviewed in an article about Trump extending a program helping people leave ceratin institutions, reported by disabilityscoop.

The Army Historical Foundation is featured in an article about their efforts to help open a new interactive museum in northern Virginia, reported by Leisure.

Bright Beginnings is featured in an article about Richmond police officers helping children with back-to-school shopping, reported by NBC 12.

Casey Trees is mentioned in an article for their efforts to help save D.C.’s trees from Dutch elm disease, reported by USA Today.

Abel Nuñez, executive director of the Central American Resource Center, is featured in an article about making D.C.’s immigrant communities count in the 2020 census, reported by WAMU 88.5. The organization is also part of a group of advocates suing the Trump Administration over a rule targeting immigrants of color, reported by Colorlines.

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance is referenced in an article discussing Dollar Store’s success and its effect on low income Americans, reported by KUOW.

Enlisted Association of the National Guard is featured in an article discussing the fight over for-profit colleges’ funding centers for veterans, on The Wall Street Journal.

Everyone Home DC is featured in an article in the Washington Post encouraging people to give back through the organization’s programs. The nonprofit is also featured in an article about the Sip and Savor event on September 14, in which some of the proceeds will go to Everyone Home DC, reported by The Hill is Home.

Friends of Guest House will open a new home next month in Old Town for formerly incarcerated women, reported by Alexandria Living.

Lung Cancer Alliance‘s merger with the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation to form the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, was highlighted in US News. Their partnership with eHealth app Belong.Life to improve treatment management was reported by Cision PR Newswire.

The International Center for Research on Women is featured in an article discussing ways to improve your presence as an introvert, reported by Refinery29.

The International Spy Museum is mentioned in an article referencing some of its exhibits and featuring a CIA disguise artist from the Cold War era, reported by PBS News Hour.

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is hosting a new schedule of classes this fall for adult English-language learners in a variety of locations across Northern Virginia, reported by insideNOVA.

Miriam’s Kitchen is featured in an article about a local restaurant that donates customer reservation cancellation fees to the nonprofit, reported by the Washington City Paper.

Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Center for Health Research, is featured in an article discussing the Virginia Crime Commission and their data on mass shootings, reported by The Washington Post.

The National Council of Negro Women, the Tom Joyner Foundation and PUSH Excel announced a partnership with Denny’s recently. The celebration event was recapped by Rolling Out.

Diane Yentel, president of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, is featured in an article discussing Trump’s rule to make it tougher to prove discriminatory housing practices, reported by ABC News, NBC News, and Newsone.

Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services, in partnership with other local community partners, will host a community suicide prevention conference in September according to Inside NoVA.

The First Tee of Greater Washington, D.C., is featured in an article discussing famous athletes, like Tiger Woods and Stephen Curry, and their efforts to improve diversity in golf, reported by The Washington Post.

Washington Regional Alcohol Program is mentioned in two articles about Virginia’s law enforcement plans to increase DUI checkpoints on Labor Day weekend, reported by Richmond Times and The Connection.

The Worker Rights Consortium is featured in an article discussing apparel brands like Levi Strauss and The Children’s Place uniting to tackle gender-based violence in Lesotho, reported by Just Style. The organization is also featured in articles discussing its recent report on the Levi’s, Wrangler, and Lee seamstresses that are being harassed in Lesotho, reported on Kokomo Tribune and Fashion United.

August 10 – 16

Lucy Beadnell, Director of Advocacy at the Arc of Northern Virginia, was awarded the John Duty Collins III Outstanding Advocate for Persons with Disabilities Award during the 2019 Disability Awareness Awards Ceremony according to The Zebra.

Arlington Community Foundation will hold its annual Spirit of Community Luncheon to honor this year’s William T. Newman, Jr. Spirit of Community award recipient Dr. Alfred Taylor, Jr. on October 15, reported by ARLnow.com.

At Home Alexandria is referenced in an article about Jane King, an Alexandria native who has made invaluable contributions to making Alexandria a more livable community for older adults, reported by Zebra.

The American Association for Suicidology is referenced in an article discussing suicide survivors and what can be done to help them in The Barnstable Patriot.

W. Brent Christensen, director of the American Institute in Taiwan, is featured in an article discussing Taiwan’s intent to increase defense spending amid China instability, reported by Military Times.

Britepaths needs help providing school supplies and monetary donations are especially sought, according to an article published by the Fairfax Connection.

Building Bridges Across the River is featured in an article discussing D.C.’s highly-anticipated bridge park by OMA and OLIN coming in 2023, reported by The Architects Newspaper. They were also highlighted in The Washington Post for their support of CulturalDC’s “The Barbershop Project”.

Martha Arevalo, executive director of Central American Resource Center (CARCEN), is featured in an article discussing children of TPS (Temporary Protected Status) holders fighting for their parents’ protection in court, reported by NBC News.

Capital Area Asset Builders‘ partnership with the District of Columbia to administer the DC Opportunity Accounts program was featured in Fairfax Times.

The Carpenter’s Shelter received the 2019 Disability Awareness Award presented by the American Physical Therapy Association as reported by The Zebra.

Elizabeth Lower-Basch, director of income and work supports at the Center for Law and Social Policy, is featured in an article discussing the Department of Homeland Security’s recent finalization of its “public charge” rule on The American Prospect. She is also featured in an article reporting that illness is one of many new factors to count against immigrants seeking US residency, in The Washington Post. Olivia Golden, executive director of the organization, is featured in an article discussing the “public charge” rule in Arab American News.

Jeffrey Chester, executive director of the Center for Digital Democracy, is featured in an article reporting that a ‘big data’ firm sold Cambridge Analytica’s methods to global politicians, in Quartz. Jeffrey is also featured in an article discussing privacy questions as humans reviewed user audio at Facebook reported by WILX-10.

Child Care Aware of Virginia is featured in an article promoting their shipment of 1,000 hang tag giveaways, designed to remind parents, grandparents and other caregivers that young children are still in the car, on Fredericksburg.com.

Chef Venod, a recently appointed board member of DC Central Kitchen, is featured in an article by WUSA-9 discussing his background and his many contributions to the community.

The Fund for the Future of Our Children is referenced in an article discussing Grace Cavalieri, a Maryland poet laureate, who frequently works with the organization, reported by Capital Gazette.

The International Center for Research on Women is listed in an article featuring organizations that are fighting for women’s rights in the US and abroad, on Insider.

International Spy Museum hosted hundreds of partygoers for the “Mission Impossible: Party Protocol” sponsored by Brightest Young Things according to The Washington Post.

John Farrell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, is referenced in an article discussing the Green New Deal, reported on CNN. The Institute is also referenced in an article reporting on Amazon’s delivery infrastructure on Vice.

The League of American Orchestras is referenced in an interview with Damon Gupton, an actor on a tv series titled ‘Black Lightning’, who helped Damon with his musical pursuit, reported by the Cincinnati Business Courier.

Loudoun Therapeutic Riding announced that Susan Fiske Koehler will serve as Executive Director according to Loudoun Now. Koehler, who has served in the role on an interim basis, also served as a judge for The Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s AIM Award.

The Lorton Community Action Center is referenced in an article discussing the National Night Out in Lorton, an event they coordinated that took place on August 6, 2019, posted on Fairfax Station Connection.

Maryland Nonprofits President and CEO, Heather Iliff, discussed the decline in charitable giving to arts organizations in Greenwich Time.

McLean Project for the Arts unveils lineup for the upcoming festival, the MPAartfest, in the Tyson Reporter.

Brittney Washington, a senior caseworker at Miriam’s Kitchen, is featured in an article discussing racial equity and homelessness, reported by Street Sense Media.

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging is featured in an article discussing aging in place programs on Next Avenue.

Dr. Diana Zuckerman, president of the National Center for Health Research, is featured in an article discussing teen vaping and the astounding rate of hospitalization as a result, reported by CBS News and is also in Yahoo Entertainment.

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans is mentioned in an article discussing the story of the son of a MIA Vietnam vet flying his dad’s remains home on  NPR  and in the Toronto Sun.

Lori Smetanka, executive director of the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care, is featured in an article discussing a recent analysis finding most nursing facilities are failing in CMS requirements around RN staffing, reported by McKnights.

Denny’s will serve as a presenting sponsor of the 2019 National Council of Negro Women’s ‘Hungry For Education HBCU Tour’ as reported by Yahoo Finance.

The National Low Income Housing Coalition is referenced in an article discussing ideas, policies, proposals, suggestions and radical notions to fight the affordable housing crisis on Bisnow.com. President and CEO, Diane Yentel, is also referenced in an article discussing a new Trump administration rule cracking down on legal immigrants in Michigan, on Michigan Advance as well as Curbed.

Wharton seminars for business journalists announces two all-expenses-paid fellowships for its October 2019 program, courtesy of the National Press Foundation, as reported by Yahoo Finance.

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia’s Business Women’s Giving Circle is now accepting applications for its 2019 grant cycleNonprofit organizations and schools can apply for grants of up to $20,000 to support STEM programs serving girls and young women, preschool through college age in Northern Virginia.

Partnership for Global Security is referenced in an article discussing advanced nuclear reactors and their promise of clean energy for gulf countries on Utilities.

John Hedrick, vice president of operations of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, is featured in an article discussing a parks innovative new approach with toilets that use worms to compost your bathroom waste, reported by Popular Science.

Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities‘ legal director, Morgan Whitlatch, was featured on The Kojo Nnamdi Show on Wednesday, August 7, discussing the need to extend the DDA Health Initiative contract to allow for meaningful stakeholder input on the future of health care coordination services for DC residents with intellectual disabilities.

Tina Campanella, Quality Trust’s CEO, was quoted in the Washington Post on July 25 on the DC government plan to end disabilities services contract.

Amy Schwartzman, senior Rabbi at Temple Rodef Shalom, is featured in an article discussing Tyson’s Corners’ lack of a single congregation and local faith leaders desire to help it find its soul, reported on GGWashington.

Wesley Housing Development Corporation announced three additions to their real estate development team on The Zebra.

A report by the Worker Rights Consortium was recently published and has been featured in a CBS News article referencing the sexual harassment and violence at Levi and Wrangler jean facilities.

 

August 3 – 9

Colleen Creighton, executive director at the American Association of Suicidology, was interviewed for a webinar discussing crisis management on PR News.

Americans for Peace Now (APN) urges Congress and presidential candidates to commit to supporting two states, and to reject Trump’s departure from this long-held principal US policy objective, in a featured article on The Arab Daily News.

Antoine Elachkar, Managing Director at Guidehouse, has been named to the Board at Beacon House, as reported by PR Newswire.

Bright Beginnings is featured in an article discussing their recent efforts to aid students with school shopping on the Yadkin Ripple.

Casey Trees is featured in an article discussing the recent lack of rain and its effect on the local environment by The Washington Post.

Abel Nunez, executive director of the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), discusses the recent mass shootings, as well as what is and can be done to prevent them in a podcast on Sputnik.

Jeff Chester, director of the Center for Digital Democracy, is featured in an article discussing concerns with data rights on Clay Today. The Center is also featured in an article discussing Facebook and a proposed privacy settlement and new oversight on Media Post.

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) Executive Director Olivia Golden, is interviewed in an article discussing recent ICE raids, English Forums. Carrie Welton, a policy analyst at CLASP, is featured in an article on Education Drive discussing college groups voicing their support for a bill to help students get SNAP benefits.

The Council for Court Excellence is featured in an article discussing the lack of halfway houses for men returning from federal prison in The Washington Post.

DC Vote is featured in an article discussing ‘the agony of statelessness in DC’ on The DC Line.

Effie Worldwide is featured in an article discussing South African advertising and media case studies on The Media Online.

Hemophilia Federation of America seeks additional explanations from Bayer on mislabeled Kogenate recall, as reported by Hemophilia News Today. CEO Kimberly Haugstad has left HFA and been hired by Global Genes as CEO, as reported by PR Newswire.

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, D.C. will be performing at the National Trans Visibility March Benefit Concert on August 23, as reported by Washington Blade.

Kelly Blanks has joined Loudoun Citizens for Social Justice/Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS) as the nonprofit’s first director of development, reported by Loudoun Now.

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging awarded MARC, a home-delivery meal service organization, its 2019 Aging Innovations Award for MARC’s recent app as reported by Shawnee Mission Post

The National Center For Health Research is featured in an article discussing the dangers of vaping on the Inquistr. The Center’s president, Diana Zuckerman, was interviewed in an article discussing expensive medications and the money in big pharmaceuticals on USA Today.

The National Council of Negro Women founder, Dorothy Height, was recently remembered locally for her legacy of leadership at a luncheon event reported by the SacObserver.

A new report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows blight of housing instability in an article on Orlando Sentinel.

The Parks Main Street helped three local small businesses receive a total of $50,000 from the District’s Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) to support improvements to their operations and better meet changing customer demands.

PHILLIPS Programs for Children and Families is featured in an article discussing how 3D printing has helped kids with autism on Yahoo.

Potomac Appalachian Trail Club is featured in an article discussing the best locations for hiking in the area on Fauquier Times.

Rick Blum, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press’ policy director, is featured in an article discussing a controversial board policy recently instituted by CalPERS’, reported by Chief Investment Officer.

Matthew Costello, senior historian for the White House Historical Association, is featured in an article discussing the history and symbolism of the U.S. Presidential Seal on howstuffworks.com. Lindsay Chervinsky, also a historian at the Association, was interviewed in an article discussing presidential vacations in the past by The Washington Post.

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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.

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June 22 – July 5

Academy of Hope Adult Public Charter School was featured in WAMU 88.5 for their work to advance adult literacy and educational achievement in Washington, DC.

Several Alexandria (VA) nonprofit leaders and volunteers were featured on the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce’s 40 Under 40 list, including leaders from: ACT for Alexandria, The Campagna Center, The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and National Forum for Black Public Administrators

Arlington Community Foundation awarded over $821,000 in scholarship funding to local high school and college students according to Arlington Now.

Building Bridges Across The River was featured on NBC4 Washington’s News4 Your Sunday.

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement launched its call for nominations for the Excellence in Chief Executive Leadership (EXCEL) Award. The deadline for nominations is July 19, 2019.

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley announced a newly endowed fund by New River Valley Leading Lights according to the Roanoke Times. The Fund will honor volunteers making an impact in the community.

DC Central Kitchen and Friends of Guest House were featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch for their work supporting women after incarceration.

Maryland Nonprofits partnered with several local nonprofits and universities to launch a regional nonprofit impact report according to The Dispatch.

National Low Income Housing Coalition‘s latest report, “Out of Reach”, about the nation’s housing crisis was featured in Forbes.

Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area was featured on WDVM 25 for their efforts to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease.

The Arc of Northern Virginia partnered with the Fairfax County (VA) Board of Supervisors in hosting an inaugural Disability Inclusion Conference on June 29.

 

June 15 – 21

826DC and DC Scores stopped by NBC Washington News4 Your Sunday segment to discuss youth activities this summer.

Center for Black Equity CEO, Earl Fowlkes, was profiled in LGBTQ Nation for his efforts to advance queer people of color around the world.

DC Central Kitchen‘s culinary job training program was featured in WJLA.

Friends of Guest House will expand its services following a vote by the Alexandria (VA) City Council to loan the organization $145,000 according to Alexandria Times. Additionally, the organization was highlighted in The Washington Post for their work supporting women exiting prison.

Latin American Youth Center staff and clients gathered to celebrate the life of Zoe Spears, a transgender woman recently murdered in Maryland according to WTOP and The Root.

Latino Economic Development Center was highlighted in a Washingtonian article about up-and-coming chefs of color in Washington, DC.

 

June 8 – 14

Arlington Community Foundation was awarded a $3 million donation from Amazon to help support affordable housing and address homelessness according to The Washington Post and WTOP.

The Barbara McDowell and Gerald S. Hartman Foundation (“McDowell Foundation”) is currently accepting annual grant applications from organizations that undertake systemic, social justice litigation. The Foundation awards grants for cases that will have an impact on an area of the law or a legal issue through the establishment of a legal precedent. Applications must be submitted by August 1st for grants to be awarded for the following fiscal year of the Foundation, which is October 1 to September 30.

Breast Care for Washington and Miriam’s Kitchen were among the nonprofits selected to receive a grant from Qlarant Foundation according to Yahoo Finance.

Britepaths and United Way of the National Capital Area were among several Washington area nonprofits awarded a community grant by The TEGNA Foundation according to Yahoo Finance.

The Junior League of Washington (JLW) announced it has awarded a total of $90,000 in major grant funding to Washington, DC, area nonprofit organizations, along with a number of other smaller denomination and short-term grants, to close out the League’s 2018-19 fiscal year. Grant recipients included DC Scores, N Street Village, Bright Beginnings, Little Lights Urban Ministries, Suited for Change and The Child and Family Network Centers.

A study by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy about philanthropic giving to immigrant rights groups was featured in Nonprofit Quarterly.

The Arc of Greater Prince William received a donation of toys and supplies worth $500 from Birmingham Green according to Potomac Local.

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May 18 – June 7

Abramson Scholarship Foundation, Academy of Hope Adult PCS, Building Bridges Across the River, Capital Area Asset Builders, Deaf Abused Women’s Network (DAWN), District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH), Fellowship Square Foundation, Friends of Guest House, Little Lights Urban Ministries, Lorton Community Action Center, McLean Project for the Arts, Sitar Arts Center, Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, and Washington School for Girls are among those recognized as #OneoftheBest local nonprofits by the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington.

ACT for Alexandria President and CEO, Heather Peeler, discussed the launch of the Foundation’s new Racial Equity Capacity Building Initiative in Alexandria Times.

Anacostia Coordinating Council discussed efforts to rebrand the “East of the River” neighborhood of Washington, DC in WAMU 88.5

Building Bridges Across the River was awarded a $115,000 grant from Mars Food according to WUSA9 and The Washington Post. The grant will support cooking classes and urban farming programming.

Center for Black Equity is gearing up to host the 29th Annual DC Black Pride celebration week according to PR Web. Over 40,000 individuals are expected to participate in the week’s events.

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement launched its call for nominations for this year’s EXCEL Award. The award recognizes outstanding nonprofit executives in the region and provides educational grants to the winners and their organizations.

The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center is offering a free legal clinic on June 26 for nonprofits to meet one-on-one with an attorney who will draft or review and update whistleblower and record retention policies, and conflict of interest policy and disclosure form.

DC Central Kitchen’s culinary arts program for ex-offenders was featured in The Washington Post.

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance bi-weekly podcast, “Building Local Power,” was featured on GreenBiz. Episodes feature community leaders creating their own economic futures.

Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter is one of the seven nonprofit beneficiaries for this year’s Dulles Greenway’s Drive for Charity according to Loudoun Now.

Miriam’s Kitchen provided testimony on a Washington, DC City Council proposal to reduce tax incentives for technology companies and redirect funding to social service programs according to WAMU 88.5. Miriam’s Kitchen also shared the signs of hyperthermia and what to look out for in DCist ahead of the summer season.

The Child and Family Network Centers was featured in The Zebra for their work to advance educational outcomes for children in Alexandria, VA.

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley’s 2019 Scholarship Awards Dinner was featured in The Roanoke Times. This year, over $80,000 in scholarship funding was awarded to 67 local students.

United Way of the National Capital Area and Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers are teaming up with other regional based organizations to discuss strategies for ensuring a complete and accurate 2020 Census according to Prince William LIving.

Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement was featured in Fairfax Times about their Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman candidate forum.

May 11 – 17

Casey Trees discussed their efforts to increase and protect tree canopy on WAMU 88.5.

Community Foundation of the New River Valley‘s 2019 GiveBigNRV Giving Day brought in $327,581 according to Southwest Virginia Today. The total exceeded the organization’s goal of $300,000.

DC Central Kitchen and Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena were among several nonprofits to receive grants from the Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation during the 2018-19 season according to Capitals Outsider.

District of Columbia Nurses Association commented on the proposed budget cuts to the United Medical Center on Fox 5 DC.

Friends of Guest House in Alexandria was featured in Inside NoVA. Since 1974, the organization has helped over 3,000 women re-enter society following their incarceration.

The re-opening of the International Spy Museum was featured on CBS News, WTOP, WAMU 88.5 and Yahoo News. The new space features 10,000 artifacts and interactive exhibits.

Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter and Good Shepherd Alliance were among 32 nonprofits selected to receive grants from 100WomenStrong, totaling $296,935 according to Loudoun Now. The 2019 grant awards were announced May 14 during a ceremony at the Telos headquarters in Ashburn.

The Arc of Greater Prince William and Leadership Prince William partnered with Comcast to host the 18th Annual Comcast Cares Day according to Inside NoVA. During the event, over 300 volunteers completed service projects with The Arc.

 

May 4 – 10

Alliance for Health Policy is accepting nominations for the 2019 Bipartisan Health Policy Leader Award, Bipartisan Congressional Staff Award and Unsung Hero Award. Winners will be presented with the awards at the Alliance Annual Dinner on October 15, 2019 at Eastern Market’s North Hall.

SCAN of Northern Virginia partnered with Arlington Community Foundation and Arlington Department of Human Services to host a life-skills forum for youth aging out of the foster care system according Inside NoVA.

Blue Ridge Speech & Hearing Center in Loudoun is celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month this May by offering free Kids Speech & Hearing Screenings. There are still two dates left: May 18 and 25, beginning at 8:00 am.

Glen O’Gilvie, Center for Nonprofit Advancement CEO, will speak at DC VERGE, one of several events hosted by Campbell & Company across the country to provide a platform for fundraising and nonprofit professionals to listen, network, and dive into Giving USA’s 2018 Report. Scheduled for Tuesday, June 18, 8:00am to 12:00 noon, the event will pinpoint the biggest headlines of the report in a short video, followed by a series of discussions focused on the future of philanthropy. Registration deadline is June 13.

The International Spy Museum geared up for the grand opening of its new location in Southwest Washington, DC this weekend according to WTOP and NBC4 Washington.

Maryland Nonprofits, in partnership with Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers, will hold the 2019 Maryland Nonprofits & MARFY Annual Conference on October 3 and 4 at the Maritime Conference Center in Linthicum Heights, Maryland. Member early bird discount pricing for #MANOAC19! is available until June 30, 2019

PHILLIPS is the recipient of a grant from the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation in partnership with KaBOOM to build a new playground at its Laurel campus on Whiskey Bottom Road. They will host a Build Day on May 22, 8:00am to 5:00pm to construct a beautiful new play space for the community. Skilled and unskilled volunteers are needed.

The grant application process for The Barbara McDowell and Gerald S. Hartman Foundation is now open. Grants are awarded for cases that will have an impact on an area of the law or a legal issue through the establishment of a legal precedent. The Foundation expects to allocate at least $150,000 for its 2020 grants. Applications must be submitted by August 1.

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April 20 – May 3

ACT for Alexandria expressed its appreciation in Alexandria Gazette Packet to the 9,423 donors who contributed to this year’s Spring2ACTion Campaign, helping raise over $2 million for 162 organizations.

Capitol Hill Group Ministry announced it has changed its name to Everyone Home DC according to Yahoo Finance. Additionally, the organization is celebrating 50 years of service.

Casey Trees celebrated Earth Day by planting 25 trees on the University of the District of Columbia campus according to WUSA9.

A 2017 national report by the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) on child care subsidies was included in a feature on WAMU 88.5 about how government funding has long fallen short, leaving states to tighten eligibility standards and pushing many providers to opt out of accepting subsidies at all.

A report by the Council for Court Excellence advocating for local criminal justice reform was featured in an article about Hope Village on WAMU 88.5.

Loudoun County (VA) Board of Supervisors awarded over $1.5 million in grants to local nonprofits according to Loudoun Times. Among the nonprofits set to receive funding are: Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter, Legal Services of Northern Virginia, and Good Shepherd Alliance.

Miriam’s Kitchen was featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review for their efforts to end chronic homelessness in the region. Miriam’s Kitchen also penned an opinion piece in The Washington Post about the importance of “Housing first” policies and programs in the District.

National Black Justice Coalition discussed the alarming rise in suicide rates among black youth in The Root.

National Forum for Black Public Administrators announced that Missouri City, TX, City Manager, Anthony J. Snipes, will serve as National President and Board Chair according to Black Press USA.

Community Foundation for Northern Virginia awarded a $25,000 Innovation Fund grant to  PHILLIPS Programs for Children and Families according to Alexandria Gazette Packet. Funds will be used to support an urban indoor vertical farm.

Seabury Resources for Aging will hold its annual premier gala, 2019 Leadership in Aging Awards Celebration, on May 15. The event honors individuals or businesses for outstanding service in the field of aging. This year’s honoree is Virginia Ali, co-founder of Ben’s Chili Bowl. Seabury is also celebrating its 95th anniversary!

A mentor/mentee pair with The Campagna Center’s Wright to Read program were featured in Alexandria Gazette Packet.

Britepaths, Habitat for Humanity Northern Virginia, Lorton Community Action CenterPathway Homes and Wesley Housing Development Corporation joined with several other Virginia nonprofits to urge county leaders to invest more in affordable long-term housing support programs according to Mount Vernon Connection.

Washington Regional Alcohol Program offered free safe and sober rides home on Cinco de Mayo through its SoberRide program according Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch.

 

April 13 – 19

Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN) was among the organizations/agencies selected to receive a Virginia Housing Trust Fund Homeless Reduction Grant according to 13 News Now.

Community Foundation of the New River Valley Executive Director, Jessica Wirgau, discussed the potential impact that tax code changes could have on future philanthropic giving in Roanoke Times.

Miriam’s Kitchen was featured on WUSA9’s Great Day Washington segment, to discuss their efforts to end chronic homelessness.

Nonprofit Village will present its 2019 Making a Difference Awards to Interfaith Works, Passion 4 Learning and Tamara Copeland, President, Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers at its Awards Breakfast on May 3, 7:00am to 9:30am at Bethesda Marriott Pooks Hill. Tickets and sponsorships are still available.

The Campagna Center’s Out of School Time Programs were featured in Alexandria Gazette Packet. The organization served over 900 children in Alexandria, VA this year.

YWCA National Capital Area celebrates excellence in community service, civic engagement and philanthropy while highlighting extraordinary women in our community at its Empowering Every Woman Annual Luncheon & Leadership Awards. The event is on May 15, 11:30am – 1:30pm at the Mayflower Hotel.

April 6 – 12

Good Sweat, an indoor cycling studio with an emphasis on social impact, announced that A-SPAN and Doorways for Women and Families will be its first nonprofit beneficiary partners according to Washingtonian.

Casey Trees Cherry Blossom map was highlighted in The Hillishome.

DC Central Kitchen’s new cafe for at-risk youth was featured on WUSA9. The cafe program aims to provide mental health services for young people in the community.

DC Central Kitchen was also highlighted in a Washington Post opinion piece written by José Andrés about feeding homeless individuals in Washington, DC.

N Street Village will host its Annual Empowerment Luncheon to raise awareness related to women and poverty, homelessness and health. The event is scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 12:00-1:30pm at the Ritz-Carlton in Washington, DC.

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March 23 – 29

Britepathsleadership team was featured in the March-April issue of Fairfax Woman Magazine. Additionally, The Fairfax Connection newspaper featured Britepaths’ celebration of its volunteers and supporters in its March 20 issue.

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley is gearing up to host its Annual GiveBigNRV giving day on April 24 according to Roanoke Times. Since the launch of the campaign in 2014, over $1 million has been raised for local nonprofits.

Good Shephard Alliance will hold its 17th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit homeless individuals and families. The tournament begins at 7:30am on Monday, May 6 at the Brambleton Golf Course in Ashburn, VA. Visit their website for registration and/or sponsorship.

DC Scores will host One Night One Goal––a VIP experience at Audi Field on Thursday, May 30 at 6:00pm. Mingle with D.C. United players, tour exclusive areas of the stadium, enjoy a live auction with one-of-a-kind items and experiences, and sample specialty cocktails and cuisine. All proceeds benefit DC Scores.

Safe Sisters Circle executive director, Alana Brown, and board vice president, Bria Culp, spoke on a WBGR Gospel Network Facebook Live show, The Anointed Women of Christ, regarding the intersection of Black women survivors, domestic violence and faith.

Smith Center for Healing and the Arts has posted its calendar of programs and retreats for April, May and June. The Smith Center will also host its 7th Annual Alchemical Vessels Exhibition and Benefit, The Transformative Power of the Written Word, April 11 – June 1, 2019. The Opening Reception is Friday, April 12 and the Benefit Event is Saturday, May 3.

Suited For Change, Washington, DC’s leading nonprofit for women in need of professional clothing, job-readiness programs and mentoring will host its annual gala, Suited To Celebrate! at the Arts Club of Washington, DC at 6:30pm on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Visit their website for tickets and/or sponsorship.

Thurgood Marshall Center Trust currently has multiple office spaces available for rent in its 5-level National Historic Landmark building located at 1816 12th Street, NW, Washington, DC. Visit its website for more details.

March 9 – 22

Bright Beginnings Executive Director, Marla Dean, discussed DC’s pre-K program and its impact on low-income children in WAMU 88.5.

Building Bridges Across the River‘s equitable development plan for Washington, DC’s Wards 7 and 8 was featured in the Nonprofit Quarterly.

A local woman is raising money for Calvary Women’s Services by hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, from the US-Mexico border to Canada according to WUSA9.

DC Vote commended the US House of Representatives for the passage of legislation calling for DC statehood according to Common Dreams.

National Humanities Alliance and American Historical Association discussed the importance of the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities with Inside Higher Ed.

National Low Income Housing Coalition president and CEO, Diane Yentel, discussed the organization’s national study on affordable rental housing in CityLab.

Washington Regional Alcohol Program provided nearly 700 individuals with a free safe-ride home during the St. Patrick’s Day festivities through their SoberRide initiative according to Inside NoVA.

March 2 – 8

Building Bridges Across the River and Capital Area Asset Builders launched a program designed to help low-income families in Washington, DC build a post-secondary education fund for their child according to Afro American.

Capital Area Asset Builders acting Executive Director, Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz, discussed the importance of the Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income families in WAMU 88.5.

DC Scores Executive Director, Bethany Henderson, and the organization’s remarkable success and impact in the community were the focus of an article in The Christian Science Monitor.

DC Vote Executive Director, Bo Shuff, commented on growing congressional support for DC Statehood according to U.S. News & World Report.

Food & Friends partnership with AmeriHealth Caritas was featured in Washington City Paper. The organizations are working together to deliver healthy meals to new and expectant mothers.

The Campagna Center President and CEO, Dr. Tammy Mann, will participate in a Women’s Leadership Forum panel hosted by the Alexandria Chamber Professional Women’s Network according to The Zebra.

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February 23 – March 1

Bright Beginnings Executive Director, Marla Dean, discussed national efforts to reduce child poverty in NPR.

A report by Council for Court Excellence about the challenges individuals exiting prison face in Washington, DC was highlighted in WAMU 88.5.

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC will perform Let Freedom Sing, a glittering musical celebration of the African American influence on civil and equal rights, on March 16 at 4:00pm and 8:00pm at the Lincoln Theatre. Their vocal ensemble Potomac Fever will perform a special concert at Asbury Methodist Village on March 2 as part of their outreach program.

Generation Hope will hold three Mentor Open Houses this spring: March 14 in Washington, DC, April 25 in Alexandria, Virginia, and May 16 in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Individuals and groups (families, partners, friends, colleagues, etc.) are welcome to attend and learn more about being matched with teen parents attending college in the Washington, DC metro area for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Nonprofit Village recognizes two organizations for their work in bettering our communities: Interfaith Works (large nonprofit category) and Passion for Learning (small nonprofit category). They will be awarded at the Nonprofit Village Making a Difference Awards Breakfast on Friday, May 3 from 7:00-9:30am at the Bethesda Marriott Pooks Hill.

YWCA National Capital Area is presenting a free screening of the movie, The Hate U Give, according to Hoodline. Following the movie, the organization will host a discussion on racism and police violence.

 

February 16 – 22

Food & Friends was featured on WTOP for their work delivering nutritious meals to expectant mothers and their families.

For Love of Children will hold its annual College Night event on Friday, March 1, 2019, featuring panel discussions with college admissions counselors, current college students, parents of college freshmen, as well as scholarship representatives.

A report by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance on the rise of dollar stores in low-income communities was featured in WAMU 88.5

National Low Income Housing Coalition president and CEO, Diane Yentel, commented on U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s overhaul of health and safety inspections of taxpayer-subsidized housing in NBC News.

The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command will host its 2nd Annual Diamond Gala on March 9, 2019 at the Fairmont Hotel. The purpose of the Gala is to raise funds and awareness for The Salvation Army’s Anti-Human Trafficking Program, with additional opportunities to support other vital services offered by the organization.

Unlocking Potential is offering its UnlockIt Series, a 3-part leadership training series that helps participants master the tools and disciplines practiced by the world’s most admired leaders, as well as solve common, challenging problems. Discounts are available to Center members.

Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s report on drunk driving on road safety in the Region was highlighted on WTOP.

 

February 9 – 15

On March 1st, Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) will hold #DCAhorrayProspera Forum: Wealth Creation Strategies for Low/Moderate-Income Washingtonians to shine a spotlight on the role and benefits of being banked, managing savings plans, accessing financial products and services, accessing credit-building strategies, accessing savings programs & platforms, and implementing debt reduction.

Institute for Local Self-Reliance was highlighted in a WAMU 88.5 story about recycling in the region.

The Ron Kowalski Real Estate Group will host the 12th Annual Monopoly Game Tournament on March 2, 2019 to benefit the Lorton Community Action Center (LCAC). The tournament includes two preliminary rounds and a final round where the top six competitors play for a prize of $500.

Marking the culmination of a joint public-private effort to bring services and resources to DC’s communities most in need, Trinity Plaza features 49 affordable apartment units, 12,000 square feet of office space, 6000 square feet of retail space and a 2000 square foot community center. Those interested in the apartments should register for one of the Lydia House (W8) Homebuyer & HPAP Orientations.

Miriam’s Kitchen Executive Chef Cheryl Bell was profiled on NBC4 Washington. Chef Bell started as a volunteer with the organization, prior to moving into the role.

National Peace Corps Association was highlighted in Forbes for their work helping returning volunteers transition to career and educational opportunities.

 

February 1 – 8

On February 5, the DC City Council issued a ceremonial resolution recognizing the Beacon House teen writers of “The Day Tajon Got Shot,” a Black Lives Matter movement-inspired work of fiction that won two national awards in 2018. Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie presented the recognition resolution to the authors, who were ages 11-13 when they began writing the book.

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement will launch its Board Leadership Award call for nominations on February 12, 2019.

Community Foodworks keeps two farmers markets open throughout the winter in Virginia: Oakton 9:00-1:00 on Saturdays and Arlington 9:00-12:00 on Saturdays.

A new nonprofit accelerator program operated by Community Foundation of the New River Valley was featured in Roanoke Times. The two-day program aims to support and advance small and struggling nonprofits.

Foundation Center and GuideStar announced a merger in Fast Company and The Chronicle of Philanthropy. The new organization, Candid, aims to be the go-to source for information on grants and nonprofits.

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC) posted an article “Turning 18 in Virginia: What Individuals with Disabilities Need to Consider” and their March and April calendar of parent training opportunities.

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January 26 – 31

WJLA provided a preview of the Army Historical Foundation’s National Museum of the United States Army, set to open in 2020.

Colleen Wevodau, President of Calvary Women’s Services Board of Directors and Senior Manager at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, posted an article about the Baker Tilly Wishes campaign announcing that Calvary is one of five organizations to receive a $10,000 grant.

DC Central Kitchen received a large food donation from Tyson Foods in an effort to assist federal workers affected by the government shutdown according to KARK. DC Central Kitchen was also highlighted in WTOP for their efforts to provide fresh produce and healthy snacks to low-income areas.

The Keegan Theatre is having a special food drive throughout its run of The Baltimore Waltz to benefit Food & Friends according to Broadway World.

Humane Farm Animal Care’s animal welfare rating program was featured on Vox.

Miriam’s Kitchen discussed the limits of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in The Washington Post.

Washington Regional Alcohol Program President Kurt Erickson commented on a recently released report about the increase of drunk driving related deaths in 2017 in Montgomery Community Media, WJLA, and The Washington Post.

 

January 12 – 25

Bright Beginnings, N Street Village and So Others Might Eat raised a total of $254,837 in this year’s The Washington Post Helping Hand Campaign. Over 1,472 individuals donated to the organizations this holiday season.

Brighter Strategies and Alliance for Nonprofit Management will co-sponsor a one-day seminar, Racial Equity and Implications for Capacity Building Practice: A Deeper Dive, on February 22 at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 901 15th Street, Washington, DC.

Casey Trees discussed the relocation of a 600,000 pound tree in Washington, DC on WAMU 88.5.

Center for Digital Democracy Executive Director, Jeffrey Chester, discussed data privacy regulation in USA TODAY.

Research by the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) revealing Asian-American students pursuing higher education have the highest amount of unmet financial needs was featured in NBC News.

Food & Friends extended its services to furloughed federal employees dealing with a serious illness according to The Washington Blade.

Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Executive Director, Tina O’Connell, discussed ways the government shutdown impacted volunteer efforts over the MLK weekend in WAMU 88.5 and The Washington Post.

A report by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance about bringing high-speed internet to rural communities was featured in Nonprofit Quarterly.

Latino Economic Development Center discussed ways the federal government shutdown impacts Maryland small business owners in the Baltimore Business Journal.

National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIH) discussed how the federal government shutdown is affecting nonprofit groups dedicated to helping low-income renters in The New York TimesNLIH President and CEO, Diane Yentel, expressed concerns over federal rental assistance contracts that have not been renewed due to the federal government shutdown on National Public Radio and Huffington Post.

National Catholic Educational Association announced the 2019 Youth Virtues, Valor and Vision Award recipient according to WTKR.

Northern Virginia Family Service will receive a $35,000 grant from the United Way of the National Capital Area according Fairfax Times. Funds will be used to provide rental, mortgage and utility assistance. United Way NCA was also featured in a Washington Business Journal article on local nonprofits stepping up to assist furloughed federal employees.

Washington Regional Alcohol Program President, Kurt Erickson, commented on the need for stronger seat-belt laws in Virginia on WHSV.

 

January 4 – 11

Applications to the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington are now open! Being part of the Catalogue network means you will be recognized as “one of the best” high-impact, community-based nonprofits in the region. Learn more at cfp-dc.org/apply.

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement and Serve DC will partner again to implement Volunteer Generation Fund 2019, building on the success of VGF 2018. The program supports increasing the number of volunteer men of color working with nonprofit organizations in the District. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, January 16.

Fairfax Leadership is now accepting applications for the classes of 2019 – 2020. To help applicants learn more about the process, several free virtual webinars have been scheduled.

Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter Director Judy Hanley applauded Virginia State Del. Wendy Gooditis for introducing legislation aimed at combating child abuse, specifically sexual abuse in the Loudoun Times-Mirror.

National Low Income Housing Coalition discussed ways the federal government shutdown is impacting local public housing authorities and individuals who rely on rental assistance programs in Curbed, WUSA9 and CNBC.

Arlington County Board announced the recent appointment of David Heilig to the Rosslyn Business Improvement District according to InsideNoVA.

United Way of the National Capital Area was one of the local organizations featured on WUSA9 and InsideNoVA for their efforts to provide furloughed federal workers with food, rent and utility assistance

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December 15 – January 4

A Bright Beginnings client shared his story and appreciation for the organization in The Washington Post. Bright Beginnings was also featured on WBAL Baltimore for its work supporting families transitioning out of homelessness, and was profiled in The Washington Post as a part of the organization’s involvement with the newspaper’s Helping Hand charity campaign.

Washington Post readers have donated $130,695 to Helping Hand charity partners: Bright Beginnings, N Street Village and So Others Might Eat according to the newspaper.

Casey Trees celebrated their partnership with Gallaudet University in The HIll is Home. Over the past three years, 208 volunteers have planted 85 trees on the campus.

Fair Chance Founder, Amanda Marshall, was selected as one of the 2018 Washingtonians of the Year, by Washingtonian Magazine.

Hope for Henry Foundation teamed with the Washington Capitals to visit children at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital during the holiday season according to WTOP.

The International Spy Museum will transition to its new location in Southwest Washington, DC in January 2019 according to WUSA*9 and Washington Business Journal.

Tenants of three Washington, DC apartment buildings are teaming up with Latino Economic Development Center and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation DC to purchase their buildings under the District’s Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act according to WUSA9.

Diane Yentel, President and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, was quoted in a New York Times article about the rise in homelessness in the US. Yentel also joined other housing experts to testify on the Housing Finance Reform Act of 2018 being considered by the US House Financial Services Committee.

A report by Northern Virginia Health Foundation about poverty and its effects in Northern Virginia was featured in The Washington Post.

N Street Village Bethany Women’s Day Center was featured in The Washington Post as a part of the organization’s involvement with the paper’s Helping Hand annual charity campaign. Three clients from N Street Village were also featured in The Washington Post as a part of the campaign.

Temple Rodef Shalom was featured in NPR for their work in supporting and assisting refugees resettled in the US.

Washington Regional Alcohol Program honored 14 Arlington public-safety officers during their 21st annual Law Enforcement Awards of Excellence for Impaired-Driving Prevention according to Inside NoVA. Additionally, the organization was highlighted in The Washington Post and WTOP for their efforts to decrease drunk driving in the region over the holidays with its SoberRide program.

 

December 8 – 14

Local foundation leaders, including Arlington Community Foundation and Greater Washington Community Foundation, penned a joint letter to Amazon, welcoming them to the community according to Inside NoVA.

A number of nonprofits, including A Wider Circle, Casey Trees, Food & Friends and Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs were featured in a Washingtonian article about charitable companies in the region.

Bright Beginnings was featured in The Washington Post as a part of their involvement in the paper’s Helping Hand Initiative.

District Alliance for Safe Housing was featured in the Prince William Times for their partnership with the Bezos Day One Fund.

Priority Toyota Springfield is supporting Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia’s Home for the Holidays campaign by matching all donations up to a total of $30,000.

A former client of N Street Village discussed addiction and recovery in The Washington Post as a part of the organization’s involvement in the paper’s Healing Hand Initiative.

An overnight memorial vigil is planned in honor of the 38+ people who died homeless in the District this past year according to Curbed. Scheduled from 5pm on December 20 to 12pm on December 21, the event is spearheaded by the People for Fairness Coalition and supported by Miriam’s Kitchen and The Way Home. N Street Village is also proud to participate.

National Press Foundation‘s Washington 2019 Preview for Reporters was featured on C-SPAN.

The Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) has presented its inaugural IAC Becky Payne Award to Every Child By Two (now known as Vaccinate Your Family).

 

December 1 – 7

Anacostia Coordinating Council Executive Director, Philip Pannell, discussed illiteracy rates in the District and innovative efforts to address the issue in WAMU.

Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network and Volunteer Arlington reflected on President George H.W. Bush’s legacy of volunteerism on WJLA.

A Wider Circle Founder and CEO, Mark Bergel, was inducted into the Montgomery County Department of Human Rights Hall of Fame according to Montgomery County Media.

The Campagna Center‘s 48th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade was featured in The Zebra.

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington‘s Annual Holiday Show was featured in Metro Weekly.

Miriam’s Kitchen discussed its work in trying to end chronic homelessness in WTOP.

A client of N Street Village was profiled in The Washington Post as a part of the organization’s involvement in the paper’s Helping Hand Initiative.

National Black Justice Coalition CEO, David Jones, teamed up with radio personality, Angela Yee, to highlight World AIDS Day according to theGrio.

Shiloh Baptist Church‘s 80th Annual Messiah concert was featured on WJLA’s Good Morning Washington.

Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP) will operate its SoberRide initiative from December 14 through January 1, according to InsideNoVA.

On November 28, students from YWCA National Capital Area‘s EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy were featured on Great Day Washington in an appearance with the STEM for Her foundation.

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