HOW IS NORTHERN VIRGINIA CHANGING?
|Join Nonprofit NoVA, Northern Virginia Community College and other partners on February 14 from 9:30 AM- 11:30AM for an important discussion on the economic climate of Northern Virginia, the changing demographics, and how this relates to nonprofit advocacy and our relationships with government. |
Anirban Basu, CEO of Sage Policy Group and one of our region's most recognizable economists will provide the keynote address.
Visit Nonprofit NoVA for more information and to register.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR NONPROFIT LEADERS
The Roundtable is partnering with Leadership Sanctuary to launch a year-long program for nonprofit leaders in Montgomery County, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia. Members receive 40% off registration.
"The Leadership Sanctuary provides a much-needed community of practice for those who are determined to be the best they can be in serving their community."
-Louise Kennelly, Executive Director, DC Collaborative
For more information and registration visit The Leadership Sanctuary. Register early. Space is limited.
OUTCOMES FUNDING WORKSHOPS
The Freddie Mac Foundation is sponsoring two Outcomes Funding Workshops on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at Freddie Mac, 1551 Park Run Drive, McLean, VA 22102. The morning workshop will run from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM. The afternoon workshop is scheduled for 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Visit Freddie Mac Foundation for additional information and registration details.C. Fox Communications is accepting applications for its inspired thought Award, an annual grant of $30,000 in pro bono public relations services to a deserving nonprofit organization. Applications are due February 29, 2012. More details can be found online. Past winners include N Street Village and the National Center for Victims of Crime.
APPLY FOR THE INSPIRED THOUGHT AWARD
TRANSITION | REPORTS | IN THE NEWS
|Our Twitter Member feed always has the latest news on members. |Class Acts Arts announced that Executive Director Joan Burns will step down at the end of February, after seven years as executive director, and fifteen years of service to the organization.REPORT! The Nonprofit Finance Fund released an update on its ongoing philanthropic equity campaigns, according to a press release. In other news, the Fund partnered with The White House to issue a report on the Pay for Success convening, according to a press release.
An Academy of Hope student who, along with her mother, enrolled in the Academys' GED classes, was featured on WAMU 88.5. The Baltimore Sun. Separately, Casa's Gustavo Torres was quoted in a story on President Obama's call for immigration reform on WAMU 88.5.
|See our online Member Event Calendar for more events - email us your event if it's not listed.|
February 7: Visit Alternative House for an informational Open Door at the House event, where visitors can learn more about the issues facing young people in Northern Virginia and talk with the Executive Director, a Board Member, and staff members, as well as tour the Teen Shelter.
February 13: Join Public Allies Washington, DC for a reception to celebrate the launch of Everyone Leads with author and Public Allies International CEO Paul Schmitz.
February 23: The Washington Business Journal presents The Outstanding Directors Awards, at The Four Seasons Hotel, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, from 6:30-9:30pm.
March 15: The Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers presents the first event in their Brightest Minds series, "Disruptive Demographics: Challenges and Opportunities for the Greater Washington Region's Philanthropic Community" with Dr. Jim Johnson. Send us your events for us to highlight here and elsewhere.