Thursday, March 15 – In the News…

CORRECTION: Yesterday’s article on rebranding referred to the Montgomery County Community Foundation in Indiana, and not to the Washington Grantmakers member in Maryland. My apologies for the confusion. -Nick

Managing executive transitions in nonprofits (Alexandria Connection, 3/15)
The columnist quotes Julie Rogers, President of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation [WG member], and mentions Annie E. Casey Foundation [WG member] grantee Transition Guides. (According to a 2006 study from the Meyer Foundation and and CompassPoint Nonprofit Services, “three out of four nonprofit executive directors say they are likely to leave their jobs within the next five years.”)

“Legality of D.C. Seat in Congress Debated” (WaPo, 3/15)
As the bill heads towards the House Judiciary Committee, legislators continue to debate its constitutionality. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments [WG member] has voted to support the bill.