From: Nonprofit Roundtable

Date: December 22, 2011 

Re: ROUNDTABLE IS HIRING A VP | CEO TABLE FOR TEN | CHF TRANSITION | WHITE HOUSE CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE

In This Issue
ROUNDTABLE VP SEARCH
CEO TABLE FOR TEN
TRANSITION AND WELCOLMES
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

THE ROUNDTABLE IS HIRING A VICE PRESIDENT 

Did you know the Roundtable is hiring? We're seeking a skilled and experienced leader to lead the day to day management of the organization. For more information visit the Roundtable's website.

START THE NEW YEAR WITH A CEO TABLE FOR TEN 

For CEOs
Date:
Jan 25, 12:00pm - 2:00pm           
Location:
TBD in DC

Tables for Ten are an opportunity to participate in a confidential, candid 3-part series of peer discussions. Come together to swap best practices and problem solve. 

 

Facilitator: Tonya Smallwood, CEO Family Matters of Greater Washington.

 TRANSITIONS |  MEMBER WELCOMES 

TRANSITIONS

Margaret O'Bryon
that Margaret O'Bryon will step down as president and CEO in September, 2012. She has led the Foundation since it started in 1998 as the Washington, DC's region first private health foundation. Margaret was recently announced as the recipient of the 2012 Terrance Kennan Leadership Award from Grantmakers in Health. Margaret is also Vice Chair of the Roundtable's Board of Directors.  

NEW MEMBER WELCOMES

Play Ball America
promote participation in sports for all people enabling them to lead healthier and more successful lives. Play Ball America recently promoted Impact Silver's indoor soccer tournament which included hundreds of elementary-age children. Keep up to date with Play Ball America on Facebook.

Proyecto Salud Clinic and Cesar Palacios
work with the language minority community of Montgomery County to improve their health status through health services, health education, and disease prevention.

MEMBERS IN NEWS 

Our Twitter Member feed always has the latest news on members. Did you miss our earlier Roundup? Read it online.

NEW REPORT! The Foundation Center released "Foundation Funding for Hispanics/Latinos in the United States and Latin America," which documents trends in giving based on grants awarded by more than 1,000 of the largest US foundations, according to a press release. Separately, the Center's Bradford K. Smith's blog post stating that 60% of foundations do not accept unsolicited proposals was mentioned in The Nonprofit Quarterly. 

 

The Aspen Institute has named the year's top community college as part of their College Excellence Program, according to the US News and World Report.

 

The Capital Area Food Bank's partnership with Giant Foods on the Stuff-a-Truck campaign was featured in Hyattsville Patch.  Separately, the Food Bank was one of several organizations to receive part of a 40k pound donations of potatoes, according to The Gazette. 

 

The Catalogue for Philanthropy partnered with The Washington City Paper to create the WCP's Giving Guide, which features several members including DASH and

 

The Community Foundation for the National Capital Area's Angela Hackley recently participated in a panel discussion on challenges facing the nonprofit sector, according to The Epoch Times. 

 

The DC Alliance of Youth Advocates' study "From the Streets to Stability: A study of youth homelessness in the District of Columbia," found that a growing number of homeless youths are parents under 24 and was mentioned in The Washington Post.

 

DC Central Kitchen's Robert Egger and YNPNdc's 
Carlyn Madden discussed how nonprofits are changing on

 

Ed Lazere commented on the city subsidy given to the Mandarin Hotel in

 

wrote an opinion piece about giving teenagers a place in the community in The Huffington Post.

DC Vote was joined by the Occupy DC hunger protesters in a rally to protest the federal budget bill, which restricts DC from funding abortions for low-income women, according to a Washington Post photo gallery and article, the NBC Washington and The Huffington Post.     

  

East River Family Strengthening Collaborative hosted their 15th Anniversary Awards Gala, giving awards to EFGSC founders and community members - including the Roundtable's own Eduardo Romero, who received a Spirit Award! - according to their website. More on Eduardo at  "In Gratitude: for Eduardo." 

 

FACETS' Amanda Andere wrote an opinion piece about the connection between hunger and homelessness in The Fairfax Times.   

 

The Foster and Adoptive Parent Advocacy Center announced the release of a new jazz CD featuring Marilyn Egerton, the proceeds of which will benefit FAPAC - order your copy online.  

   

Geppetto Catering was recognized for its support of many local nonprofits, including A Wider Circle and DC Central Kitchen, in Washington Life magazine

 

Good Shepherd Housing and New Hope Housing received a visit from a local Kiwanis Club member, who delivered donations from the club to each organization, reports The Mount Vernon Gazette.

 

Goodwill of Greater Washington is one of several nonprofits being spotlighted by The Walmart Foundation, which is awarding $1.5 million over twelve days to nonprofits in all 50 states, according to a press release.  

 

The Capital Area Food Bank's LynnBrantley and HandsOn Greater DC Cares' Curtis Cannon were recognized as a Champions of Change through President Obama's Winning the Future initiative; Brantley's piece on poverty and Cannon's piece innovation are both featured on The White House website. Cannon is also a graduate of the Roundtable's Future Executive Directors Fellowship Program, class of 2011-2012.  


The Korean Community Service Center
was featured on NBC Washington's 12 Days of Giving.  

 

La Clinica del Pueblo's Catalina Sol was awarded the Linowes Leadership Award by The Community Foundation for the National Capital Area, according to a press release. In other news, a La Clinica volunteer who gained asylum in the US as a transgender woman was profiled in The Washington Post.  

The Living Classrooms Foundation
hosted the unveiling of the "Healthy Harbor" plan in Baltimore, according to The Baltimore Sun.     

 

Northern Virginia Community College's Holly Frost was recognized with a Governor's Award by Virginia EMS councils, according to The Examiner.  

 

 

Reston Interfaith recently partnered with the German Armed Forces Command for the command's Christkindl Market, reports Reston Patch.   

 

The Sasha Bruce Youthwork annual fundraiser was featured in The Washingtonian. Separately, a Sasha Bruce benefit concert by former shelter resident ELEW was featured in The Georgetown Dish.  And Sasha Bruce's Jasmine Williams commented on the importance of Plan B, the morning after pill, for teens who may be pregnant in The Washington Post. 

 

Shelter House is partnering with several Falls Church restaurants for a toy drive, reports The Falls Church News-Press. 

 

United Communities Ministries exceeded its goal for walker registrations for the Fannie Mae Help the Homeless Walk-a-thon, according to The Mount Vernon Gazette.  

 

Unity Health Care is celebrated the re-birth of its Upper Cardozo Health Center, according to a press release

 

Venture Philanthropy Partners' Mario Morino was interviewed about nonprofit leadership on Harvard Business School's Working Knowledge blog.  

 

The Washington Area Women's Foundation's Nicky Goren commented on awarding more than $200k in grants to area nonprofits, saying "Our grants to these outstanding organizations represent an investment in the potential of every woman and girl in our community" on WUSA9.  

MEMBER EVENTS

 Our Member Events page has more events email us your event if it's not listed.  

January 12: The Consumer Health Foundation holds its Annual Meeting on "Connecting Communities: Advancing Regional Solutions for Health Equity" featuring Angela Glover Blackwell of PolicyLink.

January 17-20: The Center for Leadership Innovation presents the 2012 National Summit in New Orleans.

January 20: Join Nathan Monell, the Executive Director at National Community and Education Partnerships, for Leadership Arlington's three-part series, "The Myths and Realities of Nonprofit Human Resources."

January 24: Join hosts Association TRENDS, Tate & Tryon, and West, Lane & Schlager Realty Advisors for the CFO of the Year Luncheon, honoring the contributions of exceptional financial executives.

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

Questions? Suggestions? Corrections?

Email Anthony at the Nonprofit Roundtable.