From: Nonprofit Roundtable

Date: September 15, 2011 

Re:  GIVE TO THE MAX Campaign | SANCTUARY FOR CEOs - Deadline | FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP IN MONT CO. |  COMMUNICATION OPPORTUNITIES

In This Issue
ONLINE GIVING CAMPAIGN | CEO/BOARD SUMMIT
PEER - to - PEER
MEMBERS IN THE NEWS
MEMBERS' EVENTS

QUICK LINKS

Nonprofit CEO Jobs

Jobs @ Member Orgs

Deadlines & Opportunities

Nonprofit Montgomery

Nonprofit NoVA

Think Twice Campaign

Future Executive Directors Fellowship

Capital Area Foreclosure Network

GIVE CAMPAIGN   |   3 OPPORTUNITIES FOR CEOs

GIVE TO THE MAX - ONLINE GIVING ON NOV 9

Our region's largest online giving party    will be on Nov 9 - the Give2Max.org campaign will engage as many donors as possible to your org, from midnight Wed, Nov. 9 to midnight Thurs, Nov. 10, we will collectively rally individual donors to give at give2max.org to your organization. 

 

The goal is $3 million raised in new funds for local nonprofits; there will be $100k in cash awards and online and in-person social media training.

 

You can register your nonprofit now!  Until then, with tje Eight Neighbors coalition, the Roundtable will highlight the Give to the Max campaign as a way to leverage new and increased online giving to local nonprofits.  

More at Wash Post; on Facebook and Give2Max.org!

See what Minn. did with GiveMN.org - $30M and counting.

 

 

LEADERSHIP SANCTUARY + PEER TABLES

  • Deadline: Sept 26:  The Leadership Sanctuary is a year-long program for the same 12 CEOs who will meet once a month for facilitated peer-to-peer engagement. The first meeting is Oct 4; more info online; meetings will be at the Meyer Foundation - email Eduardo if you are interested in participating. The fee is waived for Roundtable Members.
  • OCT CEO TABLES: Two separate CEO Tables for 10 lunch discussions in October in Fairfax and Prince George's Counties. FYI: additional Tables will convene in January including one in DC. Email Eduardo
  • OCT 20  DEV'T  DIRECTORS  DISCUSSIONS  -        @ 9am in Montgomery County. RSVP to Nana.  
  • NOV 9 COO / DEPUTY TABLE: Northern Virginia Family Service's COO Cheri Villa will facilitate a Table for COOs / Deputy Directors.  RSVP to Anthony.

 

SAVE THE DATE: OCT 25 - MORNING EVENT

 

This event is convened with the Meyer Foundation. 

It will be an all-morning event, held at the Roundtable in D.C. 

 

FIRM = FINANCIAL LEADERSHIP IN MONT. CO.

FIRM- Financial Reporting and Management is a new public / private financial leadership institute for nonprofit Executive Directors serving Montgomery County.

 

Applications are due Oct 3.  For more info, you can contact Barbara at bgarlock@nonprofitroundtable.org.

 

FIRM is a partnership between: 

 SAVE ENERGY $$s  |  OPPORTUNITIES FOR VISIBILITY

SAVE IN ENERGY ALLIANCE    DEADLINE: Fri, Sept 16

If you are in DC or MDsave $$$ in energy costs just like dozens of nonprofits by joining the Nonprofit Energy Alliance. For a price quote, simply fill out this 1-page form, and submit it with a copy of your 501c3 letter and your most recent electric bill (for each location) to Anthony Carter.

  

COMMUNICATIONS OPPORTUNITIES

 

WARDS 7 & 8: The Roundtable is convening a set of six communications and media-related workshops for nonprofits in Wards 7 & 8 (partnering with Fair Chance and East River Family Strengthening Collaborative). This is six session series - contact Eduardo for more info.

 

9/27: Discovery Communications is taking applications for their local pro bono marathon, in which employees lend their

skills to nonprofits in need of marketing and communications.  Last year, more than 40 nonprofits and 200 Discovery employees participated in the 12-hour marathon event.  

Application Deadline: Sept 27.

 

10/23: GOOD by DESIGN is a 10-hour Design-a-thon for local Washington-area nonprofits to access help in design projects like Organizational Identity or Print (Brochures, Newsletters) or Web (Email Templates, Social Media Set Up and Skins) among other "Design, Marketing or Interactive Projects."  Application Deadline: Oct. 23. (h/t to Brendan Hurley)

 

Make your fans look like rock stars - the Huffington Post offers "Six Facebook Laws Your Nonprofit Must Obey to Be Successful."    

 

Deals for Deeds: 3 Roundtable Members are going mano-a-mano in this week's Deals for Deeds online contest - American Red Cross in the Nat'l Capital Region, Arlingtonians Meeting Emergency Needs, and Latin American Youth Center. Are you interested in participating in one of Deals for Deeds weekly rounds of giving? Send DforD an mail - let them know you've seen your peers involved. (And don't forget to vote!)

 

 POVERTY  |  CONGRATULATIONS  | MEMBERS IN NEWS 

Our Twitter Member feed always has the latest news on members. 

Did you

miss our earlier Roundup? Read it online!     

 

CENSUS & POVERTY  

The Census Bureau bureau released new and bleak data on Income and Poverty this week. 

  

SEVEN ROUNDS OF APPLAUSE!

 

MAPPING IMPACT 

Two Members are using online mapping tools to demonstratetheir impact in the community.

 

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

 

The Alzheimer's Association of the National Capital Area held its annual Blondes vs. Brunettes DC Game Draft Party and was featured in Bisnow.  

 

The American Express Foundation's

Tim McClimon was interviewed by The Taproot Foundation's Aaron Hurst in the Huffington Post and talked about their blog on corporate responsibility and their Leadership Academy.

 

The Board of Trade met with Mayor Gray to discuss the Mayor's "One City, One Hire" hiring initiative, according to the Washington Business Journal and a press release.

  

You can still participate in the Capital Area Food Bank's Skip Lunch, Feed a Bunch

campaign, according to the CAFB blog.  Separately, CAFB receives 49,000 pounds of food through the DC CANstruction design competition, according to Dexigner

 

Casey Trees  brings Park(ing) Day to DC, transforming metered parking spaces in Dupont Circle into temporary green space, according to a press release

  

 

Covenant House is one of several "well-regarded" organizations that received a government contract, according to an article about DC's nonprofit-local government contracting for youth jobs initiatives in The Washington Post

 

Dance Place's partnership with Sarah Skaggs Dance and Dickinson College to create 9/11 Dance - A Roving Memorial, was featured in The Examiner

 

DC Action for Children's HyeSook Chung testified that middle schools "are the weak link" in DC, where too many children fall through the cracks, according to a blog post; read Chung's testimony here.  Chung's comments were also quoted in The Washington Post.  

 

DC Vote launched preemptive efforts to prevent Congress from adding social policy riders to the DC budget in advance of the budget bill markup, according to a press release

 

The Freddie Mac Foundation announced a three-year wind

down plan beginning in 2012, according to a letter they posted online earlier this week. They will "continue to make grants and actively fund nonprofit programs that address critical community needs through 2014."


REPORT!  GuideStar published its 2011 GuideStar

Compensation Report, "the only large-scale analysis of its kind that relies exclusively on data reported to the IRS."  

 

HandsOn Greater DC Cares' Greg Roberts was interviewed about the organization's three-day 9/11 Day of Service on MyFoxDC.

 

The Latin American Youth Center's upcoming Tribute to Pancho Gonzalez, which will raise funds for their Pancho Gonzalez Youth Tennis and Education Academy, was mentioned in The Examiner.   

  

Leadership Arlington's Betsy Frantz has been awarded the Preceptor Award by the Association of Leadership Professionals, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the Arlington community, according to a  press release.  

  

Legal Counsel for the Elderly's Homebound Elderly Project (Project HELP) was featured in Washington Lawyer magazine

 

Martha's Table's Lindsey Buss writes about the impact of their after-school programs - and Mohamed's story - in the Huffington Post. Let Eduardo know if you are interested in posting an op-ed at HuffPost.

 

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments is co-sponsoring the Metro Washington Financial Planning Day, according to a press release.  The planning day is free and open to the public - free registration is available online.

 

The Meyer Foundation is one of 11 foundations around the country featured in Widespread Empathy: 5 Steps to Achieving Greater Impact in Philanthropy, which focuses on grantmaker practices that lead to increased empathy and greater philanthropic impact. Meyer's Julie Rogers says, "all our work must be rooted in a profound respect for nonprofit leaders and empathy for their daily challenges."  GEO's Kathleen Enright offers a video summary of the report.

 

New Community for Children great new video highlights their programs to prevent summer learning loss - watch it on their

 Youtube channel.  

 

 

Stop Child Abuse Now

is producing new parenting podcasts this fall, including one featuring WJLA news anchor Leon Harris, according to their newsletter.  

   

 

   

  


REPORT!
  The Northern Virginia Health Foundation released a survey on oral health in Northern Virginia, finding, among other things, that 16% of low-income adults have not visited a dentist in the past five years, according to the Washington Post and WAMU 88.5FM

 

The Tahirih Justice Center's Layli Miller-Muro discussed the lack of awareness about honor killings and child marriage in the US at the launch of the Women in the World Foundation, reports The Daily Beast

 

Tenants and Workers United's partnership with The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, which is providing free mammograms to residents of the Arlandria neighborhood, was cited in The Alexandria News.

 

The United Way of the National Capital Area's Bill Hanbury and MD's Lt. Governor Anthony Brown and announced an initiative to reduce gang violence in Prince George's County.  United Way will launch a one-year pilot program in two middle schools, reports The Washington Post.

  


Volunteers of America Chesapeake's Helen Richardson said that 60 to 70 people are turned away from Loudoun's homeless shelter - which has room for only 14 families - each month, in The Washington Post.

 

 

Whitman-Walker Health and Metro Teen AIDS were among the organizations affected by a delay in the disbursement of Ryan White federal funding; WWH's Don Blanchon said that they were "hit pretty hard," in The Washington Blade.

 

 Whitman Walker Health announced that Booz Allen Hamilton has "signed on as the first-ever Presenting Parter of AIDS Walk Washington" in a press release

 

  

 

MEMBER EVENTS

Our online Member Event Calendar has 50 events listed through Thanksgiving - email us your event if it's not listed.   

September 17:
The Alzheimer's Association, National Capital Area presents the Walk to End Alzheimer's in Southern Maryland: one walk in Waldorf and one in Solomons Island.  Register online.

September 21: Join the  DC Children's Law Center as they celebrate their 15th Anniversary with the  10th Annual Helping Children Soar Benefit at the Kennedy Center Roof Terrace Restaurant.

September 22: The Latin American Youth Center presents a Tribute to Richard "Pancho" Gonzalez, an evening of food, wine, and music to benefit the Pancho Gonzalez Youth Tennis and Education Academy.

September 22: WEAVE hosts their 15th Anniversary Gala at the US Chamber of Commerce.
 
 

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


 Questions? Suggestions? Corrections?

Email Eduardo at the Nonprofit Roundtable.