From: Nonprofit Roundtable

Date: January 20, 2012  

Re: JOIN OUR TEAM | HOW IS NORTHERN VIRGINIA CHANGING? | NONPROFIT GREEN PRACTICES SURVEY 

In This Issue
ROUNDTABLE SEEKING A PROGRAM COORDINATOR
BUDGET ADVOCACY
OPPORTUNITIES
MLK DAY OF SERVICE 2012
MEMBERS IN THE NEWS
MEMBER 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

JOIN OUR TEAM!  

The Nonprofit Roundtable is seeking a Program Coordinator to join our team to support the Roundtable's strategic objectives and initiatives. Applications due February 17, 2012.

BUDGET ADVOCACY   

The District: The Fair Budget Coalition is launching its "Make One City Possible" campaign to encourage Mayor Gray to invest in policies and programs that will make his "One City" vision a reality. Visit Fair Budget to connect to Fair Budget's advocacy campaign.

Maryland: County Executive Isaiah Leggett is holding a series of public forums to get input on FY13 budget priorities.

Virginia: Stay tuned to Think Twice and Nonprofit NoVA for information about a strategy session to discuss local jurisdictions' FY13 budgets.

Think TwiceFor more information on budget advocacy across the region, visit the Think Twice Campaign.

OPPORTUNITIES  

HOW IS NORTHERN VIRGINIA CHANGING: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR NONPROFITS?
Join Nonprofit NoVA and Northern Virginia Community College on February 14 at 9:30am, for an interactive discussion about the economic climate of Northern Virginia, the changing demographics, and how this relates to nonprofit advocacy and our relationships with government with keynote speaker, Anirban Basu, CEO of Sage Policy Group and one of our region's most recognizable economists. Click here for more information and to register. 

HONORING CFOs
The Roundtable is partnering with Association TRENDS, Tate & Tryon, and West, Lane & Schlager Realty Advisors for the Nonprofit CFO of the Year Luncheon to honor the contributions of exceptional financial executives at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC on January 24 at 11:00am. Roundtable Members get a 10% discount with registration code NPRT. Register at Nonprofit CFO of the Year.

NPEA's GREEN PRACTICES AND GOALS SURVEY
Nonprofit Energy Alliance LogoThe Nonprofit Energy Alliance (NPEA) is interested in hearing  about your organization's current "green" practices and goals. Please complete this 10 minute survey by Friday, January 27, 2012.

Check out the Nonprofit Energy Alliance's blog post on My Green Montgomery.
 

MLK DAY OF SERVICE 2012

A Wider Circle's volunteer project for MLK Day was mentioned in a press release.  

HandsOn Greater DC Cares partnered with DC United for the MLK Day of Service, according to a press release.

A Reston Interfaith volunteer was awarded a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award, according to The Reston Connection.

Volunteer Fairfax's Emily Davis discussed the organization's plans for MLK Jr. weekend on WUSA9.

REPORTS | MEMBERS IN NEWS 

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

The Atlas Performing Arts Center hosted a ceremony for four H St. businesses that were awarded grants, reports The Hill is Home. In other news, the Center's second jazz season was featured on Capitalbop.

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington's Artbus, which was donated by a DC family last year, was featured in The Georgetown Dish.

Capital Area Food Bank's partnership with the Seat Pleasant Community Development Corporation, which gives away produce provided by the food bank, was mentioned in The Gazette.  Also, the Food Bank's partnership with Hunters for the Hungry was featured on WAMU 88.5.

The Community Foundation for Montgomery County's partnership with the county's Office of Community Partnerships was mentioned in The Gazette. Separately, the Foundation was joined by County Executive Ike Leggett for the launch of the Fund for Montgomery, according to a press release.

REPORT! A Council for Court Excellence report on the DC Supreme Court was mentioned on The Blog of Legal Times.

The DC Fiscal Policy Institute recently released a "resource map" that identifies sources of workforce development funding, which was mentioned in Greater Greater Washington.

DC Vote's Ilir Zherka mentioned that getting DC statehood will require "multiple fights," in The Washington Examiner.

REPORT! The Foundation Center released a new report on its own grantseeking process that was mentioned on The Bridgespan Group's Give Smart blog

Goodwill of Greater Washington was recommended as a good place to take your unwanted Christmas gifts in The Washington Post.

IMPACT Silver Spring pushed for increased funding for youth programs
at a Montgomery County budget forum, reports The Gazette and Silver Spring Patch.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's partnership with "From the Top" to offer scholarships to young classical musicians was featured in The Examiner.


The Jewish Foundation for Group Homes' investment with the United Jewish Endowment Fund was mentioned in Washington Jewish Week.


The Legal Aid Justice Center's Angela A. Ciolfi commented on Virginia's attempts to gain flexibility in some of the No Child Left Behind requirements, according to WSLS10.

Martha's Table and DC Central Kitchen were mentioned in an interview with Alice Waters in The Washingtonian. Separately, the two organizations were also mentioned for their partnership with DC's Restaurant Week on The DCist.

Corporate partner M&T Bank's renovated Gaithersburg location has achieved LEED standards, according to Gaithersburg Patch.

Men Can Stop Rape's new ad campaign was praised in Slate and Feministing.

The Nonprofit Finance Fund's 2012 State of the Sector survey is now open, according to their website.

REPORT! The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy released "Leverging Limited Dollars," a study that found that every dollar grantmakers and other donors invested in policy and civic engagement provided a return of $115 in benefit.

Northern Virginia Community College's Pathway to the Baccalaureate program may receive funds to expand, if the Fairfax County Public Schools proposed budget is carried out, reports Fairfax News.

The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command recently received a matching funds pledge from a DC-area philanthropist, according to The Muslim Link.

The Taproot Foundation's Aaron Hurst wrote about his organization's work to enable all professionals to engage in pro bono projects in Fast Co.Exist.

Whitman Walker Health is holding a series of "Community Conversations" to discuss health issues faced by members of the GLBT community, according to a press release.   

MEMBER EVENTS

Visit our online Member Event Calendar for more events.

January 24: The Center for Nonprofit Advancement presents a workshop on the Form 990, "Form 990: How will your Organization Appear to the General Public?" with A. Mike Gellman.

January 26: The Academy of Hope presents an "Invest in Literacy" Breakfast Forum from 8:30-10:30am at the True Reformer Building, 1200 U St., NW.

February 2: Leadership Greater Washington presents their Midwinter Silent Auction & Networking Reception at Microsoft, at 901 K St., NW.

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.


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

Questions? Suggestions? Corrections?

Email Anthony at the Nonprofit Roundtable.