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NEW Sequestration Threatening Gains to End Homelessness in Metro Washington
On Wednesday, COG released Homelessness in Metropolitan Washington
that shows our regional homeless population has decreased by 2.4% from 2012, but progress to end homelessness is threatened by the sequester.
The Nonprofit Roundtable has been convening a group of members from across the region to discuss the impact of Sequestration on Housing Choice Vouchers
, and how each jurisdiction is responding.
If your clients are being affected by the reduction in funding for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, share your stories and consider working with others on a coordinated response by
UnderDeveloped: A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising
On May 14, the Foundation Center DC and Nonprofit Roundtable hosted a discussion about the implications and applications of recommendations from UnderDeveloped. Jeanne Bell, an author of the report, gave a slide presentation and local consultants Marshall Ginn and Diane Love shared recommendations for nonprofits wanting to institute a culture of philanthropy in their organization.
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Stop Fees for Nonprofits in New CFC Regulations
The Office of Personnel Management, which oversees the Combined Federal Campaign, is considering charging an application fee for charities or taking a processing fee out of each donation.
Have a say in these new regulations. Submit your comments through the Federal Rulemaking Portal by clicking the blue "Comment Now!" button on the right side. The deadline for comments is June 7th.
Updated Report on Philanthropy in our Region
Our colleagues at the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers released an informative report detailing the long term impact of philanthropy in our region. The report demonstrates the long term effects of the charitable deduction and prove that it, "has lead to sound philanthropic investments that have continued to make an important difference in the lives of people who live in the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia." Download Beyond Dollars: Philanthropy and BIG Change in the Greater Washington Region.
Professional Development for Nonprofit Managers
ProInspire is now accepting applications for their Managing for Success pilot program. Managing for Success will prepare nonprofit managers with management tools and peer support. The curriculum will focus on three key areas – Managing Self, Managing Others, and Managing Organization. Participants will engage with best-in-class materials, including Harvard Business Review, and leading management readings.
Candidates should apply for Managing for Success by May 24, 2013.
Blog Post of the Week
In The Community
Interview with Patty Stonesifer from Martha's Table
In April, Martha’s Table welcomed Patty Stonesifer as the organization’s new President and CEO. Patty's previous experience includes Chair of the White House Council for Community Solutions and ten years as the founding CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Center for Nonprofit Advancement interviewed Patty about her journey to Martha’s Table and her plans for the organization's future.
"UnderDeveloped" and Nonprofit Montgomery Budget and Legislative Debrief
Nonprofit Montgomery is hosting back to back discussions
Responding to Underdeveloped: Building a Culture of Philanthropy, 2:00-3:15pm
The UnderDeveloped report states that an organization has a culture of philanthropy when, "most people in the organization act as ambassadors and engage in relationship-building." What does take to develop such a culture of philanthropy?
4th Annual Budget and Legislative Debrief, 3:30-5:00pm
Nonprofit Montgomery's 4th Annual Budget and Legislative Debrief with State and County Elected Officials
When: Monday, June 10th, 2:30-5:00pm
Where: Family Services, Inc., 630 East Diamond Avenue, Suite 100, Gaithersburg, Maryland
ONE SEAT LEFT: Margaret O'Bryon to Facilitate CEO Table for Ten
Former President & CEO of the Consumer Health Foundation, Margaret O'Bryon, will facilitate the upcoming Nonprofit Roundtable CEO Tables for Ten series. This is a member-only opportunity for confidential and candid peer-facilitated support and problem solving. Beginning with "What keeps you up at night?", topics are generated by the participating CEOs.
When: Thursday, May 30th from 8:30-10:30am
Where: Nonprofit Village, 12320 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD (directions)
For more information, please contact
Human Resources: What Keeps You Up At Night?
Nonprofit NoVA & Nonprofit HR are joining forces to host an interactive discussion on HR issues exclusively for Executive Directors and Senior HR staff. This session will focus on turning human resources into an organizational strength and will be tailored to meet the needs of members.
Help shape the discussion. Fill out our 1 minute survey to focus our agenda on YOUR needs.
Registration is free for members and $25 for non-members. Questions? Contact
Where: TBD in Northern Virginia
When: Tuesday, September 24th 9:30-11:30am
Free Summer Interns Available in Northern Virginia
The Educating Youth through Employment (EYE) Program recruits, screens and matches young adults ages 16-21 with professional opportunities in the private sector, public sector, and other area businesses. The EYE Program provides employers with trained interns at no cost for the summer. Interns work 20 to 40 hours a week for six to eight weeks with the goal of building their confidence, skills, and work experience. The program runs from June 24, 2013 to August 16, 2013.
If you would like to have an eager and bright intern help out in your organization, please fill out a work site agreement form (attached). Questions? Call 703-533-5322 or e-mail Cathy Samper.
Member Welcomes and Transitions
Fair Chance Welcomes New Executive Director
Fair Chance has announced that Gretchen Van der Veer will be its next executive director, effective June 10. Previously, Gretchen worked in many capacities with the Corporation for National and Community Service. Read more about Gretchen in the press release.
Members in the News
Ayuda's new logo, which was created by a contestant in the organization's 40th anniversary logo contest, was announced in a press release. Separately, Ayuda's Jaime Farrant discussed immigration reform in Bisnow.
CASA de Maryland recently held a rally to protest deportations in front of the White House, reports ABC 7.
The Children's Law Center released their first report card on children's mental health in the District, according to their website. The report card finds, among other things, that less than 50% of children with mental health issues are seen within a month, reports The Washington Examiner.
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