From: Nonprofit Roundtable of Greater Washington

Date: June 30, 2011


In This Issue


Nonprofit CEO Jobs

Jobs @ Member Orgs

Deadlines & Opportunities

Nonprofit Montgomery

Nonprofit NoVA

Think Twice Campaign

Future Executive Directors Fellowship

Capital Area Foreclosure Network


The Meyer Foundation and CompassPoint released their new Daring To Lead survey of nonprofit executive directors which tells the story of how executive directors are managing and surviving in the current environment and reflects their frustration with nonprofit funding models, amplified by the recession, but remain resolved and engaged.  Check Out:

Last week, Giving USA released their annual survey about trends and challenges in American philanthropy this past year, according to a press release.  See also: Chronicle of Philanthropy; the Washington Post; and a more skeptical take in the Nonprofit Quarterly.

Roundtable Members recently received Leap of Reason, courtesy of Venture Philanthropy Partners.  The book was featured in a Washington Post summer reading list and reviewed in the Chronicle of Philanthropy and The Economist.  Join the conversation about outcomes, impact and more through Facebook and on Twitter #LeapOfReason. (You can also download the book online.)



Enterprise Community Partners David Bowersand David Bowers work includes facilitating affordable housing and community development deals in collaboration with government agencies, lenders, corporate and nonprofit developers in our region. They also provide capacity building and technical assistance to local nonprofit developers.   Follow Enterprise on Facebook and Twitter.


The Roundtable welcomes Professionals for Nonprofits as  a corporate member. PNP provides a full array of employment services to nonprofits.  Check out their 2010 Salary Survey for our region.  Win an iPad by filling out their survey! 



Fund Dev't With Your Board; for CEOs & Board Members

Location: The World Bank, in the District 

Register by July 8 (Discount for Roundtable Members)

Convened with Leadership Greater Washington and Orr

Associates, Inc.


This dialogue examines the impact of the economic recovery, what the future holds, and methods to accelerate philanthropic growth. Features: John Wm.Thomas (Orr Associates), Viki Betancourt (World Bank), Rose Ann Cleveland (Cafritz Foundation) and Adrian Fenty and others.



Location: ExxonMobil - 3225 Gallows Rd. Fairfax, VA
A light breakfast will be provided | Click here to register

Convened by Nonprofit NoVA 


The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is the largest expansion of health care and access in decades. CEOs, Exec Directors and HR staff can learn about key provisions of federal legislation, the status of implementation in Virginia, and key roles for nonprofits for clients and  employees.youdelman.jpg
Featured: Prince William County Supervisor and Greater Prince William Health Clinic CEO Frank Principi and Mara Youdelman, Managing Attorney in the Washington DC office of the National Health Law Program.





Check out our list of opportunities and deadlines including deadlines for the Center for Nonprofit Advancement nominations for the 2011 EXCEL Awards, sponsored by Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman


The DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation announced 1000 DC Opportunity Scholarships for private school attendance, according to The Washington Post.






The DC City Council approved its

Think  Twice

FY12 budget in mid-June, establishing restoration priorities for any  anticipated surplus. However, as currently legislated, the estimated $77 million won't cover top priority managed care contracts, leading elected officials to reconsider their surplus allocations. No reconsideration process or timeline has yet been released.


The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities leads a group of national organizations, "urging the importance of reducing deficits without increasing poverty," according to a press release.


VA Gov. McDonnell is asking for State employees' to help balance their budget, according to WAMU 88.5FM



Our Twitter Member feed has the latest news on members.

The Capital Area Food Bank's will begin charging
for produce for the first time in history to offset the rising cost of food, reports The Washington Post.  The have "spent $1 million more than expected on fresh produce this year." The Post notes that Casey Trees will help them identify fruit trees and coordinate an "urban gleaning". Articles in The Gazette reviewed the impact on Manna Food Center; and WTOP reviewed DC Central Kitchen.   Separately, CAFB's DC Farm to School Network is now part of the Arcadia Center, according to the Washington Business Journal.

La Clinica del Pueblo, Metro Teen AIDS, SMYAL, and Whitman-Walker Health's public engagement events for National HIV Testing Day were mentioned in Metro Weekly and WAMU 88.5FM. Sasha Bruce Youthwork and Metro Teen AIDS' were included in a WAMU 88.5FM storyWhitman-Walker Health's Meghan Davies and Chip Lewis commented on the center's week-long HIV testing initiative in TBD.  Separately, Whitman-Walker responded to the release of the DC 2010 HIV and STD report, which shows significant positive trends, according to a press release. And WWH's Don Blanchon was included in the July Washingtonian's profile of 'A Lost Generation' (see p. 57).

The Board of Trade published OPPTY, a new quarterly magazine for their members, with "emerging regional business opportunities and top regional developments."

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington's 2011 Youth of the Year Diamonia Jackson was profiled in the Free Lance-Star. Diamonia was one of the highlights of BGCGW's recent Tim Russert Congressional Dinner.

CASA de Maryland is questioning the Maryland state board about the electronic process of collecting signatures for a petition against the DREAM Act used by the act's opponents, reports Silver Spring Patch and The Baltimore Sun.  Separately, CASA is working on behalf of a man accusing the Baltimore police of racial profiling, according to The Baltimore Sun.

Casey Trees' new green headquarters was profiled on WAMU 88.5.

The DC Bar Foundation awarded grants to support civil legal services to several Roundtable members, including the DC Children's Law Center, the DC Employment Justice Center, and Women Empowered Against Violence, according to a press release and the Legal Times' blog.

DC Vote and several other activist groups protested riders in the 2012 budget bill that would prevent DC from using local funds for abortion, report The Hill, The Washington Post, and The Washington Examiner.  DC Vote's philanthropic partners who became 'jailbirds' were featured in the Chronicle of Philanthropy - including the Cohen Foundation's Daniel Solomon and  Washington Grantmakers' Tamara Copeland


Doorways for Women and Families' Caroline Jones was profiled as a new Executive Director, in The Washington Post.   


Family Matters' annual Send a Kid To Camp partnership with the Washington Post is regularly featured in John Kelly's column in the Post.  


For Love of Children was recently WAMU 88.5FM's Community Minute feature.  Separately: read about their Deloitte Spirit of Service Award!  


Corporate Member IBM is celebrating 100 years of technological solutions. Check out their Centennial site and their Centennial Film which features 100 people who each present IBM achievements in the year they were born. Learn more about their Corporate Service Corps


Junior Achievement of Greater Washington named Brandon Deyo the Youth Entrepreneur of the Year for Greater Washington by Ernst & Young, according to a press release and in the WBJ June 17 insert. 


The Living Classrooms Foundation

received a visit from Prince Edward, who announced Baltimore's participation in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Young Americans Challenge, reports

The Baltimore Sun.

Mary's Center's Maria Gomez was Chef for a Day in a partnership with Mio Restaurant, according to Street Sense.  Separately, Mary's Center celebrated the open house of their renovated location on Ontario Ave in Columbia Heights, according to a press release and Facebook.

Melwood started a series of profiles of their staff on their blog with Ben who works at Camp Accomplish and who was featured last week on Fox5.

Miriam's Kitchen partnership with the Finnish Embassy for Nordic Food Week was featured in Bisnow.

New Hope Housing recently recognized four outstanding groups and volunteers for their dedication, according to Mount Vernon Patch.

Northern Virginia Community College's Bob Templin was the keynote at Park View High School's commencement, according to Viva LoudounIn other news, NVCC has joined the coalition of hospitals, businesses, physicians, and health advocates that forms the Northern Virginia Regional Health Information Organization Inc., according to a press release.

Tahirih Justice Center's Jessica Salsbury commented on the tracking of diplomats accused of human trafficking in The Washington Examiner.

Tenants and Workers United is participating in an Arlington taxi driver sit-in, reports WUSA9.  Separately, Tenants and Workers United's Esteban Garces will run for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates, reports The Free-Lance Star.

United Community Ministries received 3800 pounds of food in a combined donation from St. Luke's Episcopal Church and Foster Realtors, according to The Mount Vernon Gazette.

United Way of the National Capital Area has named Pepco CEO Joseph Rigby Chairman of their Board of Directors, reports The Washington Business JournalSeparately, United Way NCA is joining the Office of the State Superintendent of Education and General Mills to announce grant awards totaling $200K to DC charter and public schools for nutrition and physical activity programming, according to a press release.

Voices for Virginia's Children's call for $20 million in funding for public mental health services was mentioned in Leesburg Today.


July 14:  Social Media for Nonprofits presents the DC Social Media for Nonprofits event in its 7-city series, featuring speakers including Greenpeace's Phillip Radford and Network for Good's Katya Andresen, among others.

July 14-15: TransitionGuides presents the Next Steps Workshop.

 Questions? Suggestions? Corrections?

Email Eduardo at the Nonprofit Roundtable.