The Roundup
From: The Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington
Date: November 17, 2010
In This Issue
Board Chair Conversation

Dec 1 | RSVP

The Meyer Foundation's Rick Moyers facilitates a Board Chair peer-to-peer conversation on topics like: Leveraging Board Impact | Spurring Innovation | Asking The Right Questions

Check out Rick's Board-focused blog at the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Development Table for Ten

Nov 30, 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Nonprofit Village; 12320 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD
FOR Development Directors and CEOs

Find, Win and Manage Grants with the Maryland Governors Grant Office.

Building Your Bench

Jan 25, 8:30am-10:30am
A series on 'Continuing to Lead Your People Forward', co-convened with
DELOITTE. This is targeted to CEOs and senior staff of Roundtable Members with budgets over $3M.

For more information e-mail Eduardo.

Nonprofit NoVA Quarterly Meeting

Jan 27, 9:30am-11:30am
Capital One, 1680 Capital One Dr. McLean, VA

New CEO Table for Ten

Feb 1, 2011, 12Noon-2:00pm

Location: TBD | RSVP to Malcolm
CEO Tables are three monthly lunchtime discussions for candid peer exchange with the same 10 Executive Directors. This Table is facilitated by Dennis Manning, CEO of Community Residences and is also open to Members of Nonprofit NoVA.


Karen HughesThe Campagna Center and Karen Hughes operates high-quality programs that support children in Alexandria by providing services that allow them to arrive at school ready to learn and ensure they are academically successful at each grade level.

Let Malcolm know if we can recognize your leadership here.


DC Appleseed's Walter Smith has been selected to be a member of DC Council Chairman-elect Kwame Brown's transition team, according to The Washington Post and The Afro-American.


Meyer Foundation encour
ages nonprofit CEOs to participate in 2011 Daring to Lead's national surveyby Nov 19. It's confidential and anonymous and takes no longer than 20 minutes to complete.

And check out our pages on Opportunities & Deadlines as well as jobs for CEOs and others.

Our Twitter Member feed has the latest news on Members. (Email Malcolm if we aren't listing your Twitter account.)

A Wider Circle partnered with The United States Veterans Initiative to help furnish homes for disabled and homeless veterans, reports Patch. (Also see this video of a formerly homeless vet discussing his new home.) Also in Patch,
A Wider Circle was listed as a great opportunity for holiday giving, while the organization's Mark Bergel was profiled in Silver Chips Online.

The Alzheimers' Association Blondes vs. Brunettes Powderpuff football game fundraiser was featured in Bisnow - the game raised more than $100,000 for the organization.

The Arlington Community Foundation partnered with The Arlington Street People's Assistance Network to provide nursing services to the homeless, according to The Sun-Gazette.

The Audubon Naturalist Society's Mary McLean commented on an upcoming storytelling performance in The Arlington Connection.

AVODAH supporter who biked cross-country to raise money for the organization was profiled in J-Weekly.

CASA de Maryland's financial support of candidates through its political action arm, CASA in Action, was mentioned in The Examiner and NBC Washington.

Casey Trees' new partnership with The National Cherry Blossom Festival was mentioned in We Love DC.

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement and The Washington Post issued a call for applications for The 2011 Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management in a press release.

A CrisisLink fundraising event at The Cosmos Club was featured in Bisnow.

The DC Employment Justice Center is partnering with The Restaurant Opportunities Center to educate the public about The Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act, reports TBD.

The DC Fiscal Policy Institute's research on income in DC was mentioned in CounterPunch.

DC Vote was mentioned in TBD; separately, DC Vote's Ilir Zherka suggested that Mayor Grey bring a set of DC license plates to the White House when he lunches with President Obama in The Washington Examiner.

Emmaus Services for the Aging's collection of calcified pennies, a donation that came from the bottom of a fountain, was mentioned in The Washington City Paper.

FACETS' homelessness awareness events were featured in Patch.

Fight for Children's annual Fight Night was featured in Bisnow and NBC Washington.

Georgetown University's Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership's Pablo Eisenberg commented on the "Giving Pledge" in The New York Times.

Goodwill of Greater Washington contributed to a video about Goodwill's work that won a global competition, according to a press release.

REPORT! GuideStar recently released the CEO Compensation Checkpoint Report, according to a press release.

The Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington's Rizwan Jaka received the BRIDGES Award for his exemplary efforts to promote peace and understanding among diverse faiths, reports Leesburg Today. Separately, Jaka was quoted on the importance of promoting mutual respect through interfaith activities in The Washington Jewish Week.

The Local Initiatives Support Coalition is partnering with Goldman Sachs on a charter school loan facility, according to a press release.

Loudoun Cares participated in the Boy Scouts' Scouting for Food drive, according to Leesburg Today.

Mary's Center, in partnership with The National Council of La Raza, the US Department of Agriculture, and the First Lady's Let's Move! initiative held a press conference to address the trends both of hunger and of obesity among Latino children in America, according to a press release.

Metro Teen AIDS's Adam Tenner was profiled in The Washington Post.

N Street Village partnered with The Bella Bethesda Salon for a hair fashion show fundraiser, reports Patch.

New Community for Children's Terrance Payton was honored by Us Helping Us at their annual fundraiser, according to Metro Weekly.

The Nonprofit Finance Fund's program "Leading for the Future" is discussed in The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Northern Virginia Community College and Northern Virginia Family Service's Training Futures program was mentioned in The New York Times. Separately, Northern Virginia Family Service's SERVE, Inc. program was mentioned in The News and Messenger.

NPower of Greater DC Region awarded Volunteers of America Chesapeake a Technology Innovation Award, according to The Gazette.

The Salvation Army of the National Capital Area is kicking off its 2010 Red Kettle Campaign, according to The Sun Gazette.

Sasha Bruce Youthwork's assistance to a homeless youth was mentioned in The Washington Blade.

Tenants and Workers United's Lucero Beebe-Giudice said the organization "would not give up" in opposing the Secure Communities program, in The Washington Independent.

United Community Ministries' Elizabeth McNally commented on the newly created Carmen Colon Hyland Scholarship Fund in The Connection.

The United Way National Capital Area's new e-newsletter provides tips on how to improve children's education and life-long success, according to a press release.

Volunteers of America Chesapeake was called one of the region's "success stories" for its successful elimination of a nearly $2 million deficit in The Washington Post and The Nonprofit Quarterly.

The Washington AIDS Partnership and Elton John AIDS Foundation 18th Annual Smash Hits fundraiser was featured in Bisnow.

The Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless's fact sheet on problems caused by The Homeless Services Reform Amendment Act of 2010 was mentioned in The DCist.

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Nov 17-20: ARNOVA hosts its 39th Annual Conference, "Governments and the Voluntary Sector: Redefining the Relationships?" Register here.

Nov 18: The DC College Success Foundation and The DC College Access Fund presents Thomas L. Friedman on "Education in a Flat World."

Nov 19: Maryland Nonprofits holds its Annual Meeting at 11:30am at the Howard County Conservancy.

Nov 20: Fannie Mae presents the 23rd Annual Help the Homeless Walkathon. Register online.

Dec 3: CentroNia presents the Fine Arts Gala and Craft Show.

Send us your events for us to highlight here and elsewhere.

Send your questions, comments or ideas to

Chuck Bean
Executive Director