[News 6/25] Absence of disasters affects giving


PHILANTHROPY
Absence of Major Disaster in ’06 Affected Giving (NYTimes, 6/25)
Private Foundations Should Consider PR (BusinessWeek, 6/18)
AAPIP Study: Foundations lag in giving to Asians (SGVTribune, 6/22)

NONPROFITS
Nonprofit groups run national franchises for income (WSJ, 6/25 – subscription required). Share Our Strength (WG member) is preparing to open a WineStyles shop near Dupont Circle.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING
“Putting Faith in Affordable Housing” (WaPo, 6/23) – “Activists, Entrepreneurial Pastors Push Renewal of D.C. Churches’ Efforts”

The Gaithersburg City Council votes to include $300,000 in next year’s budget to help residents whose affordable housing is set to be replaced by upscale development. (WaPo, 6/22)

ENVIRONMENT
The TKF Foundation’s (WG member) “rainwater park” is a stormwater model for Annapolis and the nation. (Baltimore Sun, 6/22)

CHILD CARE / EARLY EDUCATION
And finally, my wife and daughter make the front page of the Post (!) in an article on how providers at Infant Toddler Family Day Care impart language and culture to young children. (WaPo, 6/24)