[News 9/6] Capital Classic to raise funds for Washington AIDS Partnership


HIV/AIDS
“Tennis tournament raises funds for AIDS group” (MetroWeekly, 9/6)
The Washington AIDS Partnership, a project of Washington Grantmakers, is the beneficiary of this year’s Capital Classic XV, to be held Sept. 8 – 10 at the Rock Creek Tennis Center. This event is free and open to the public. (Registration for players is now closed.)

“Condoms in Giveaway Are Effective, Officials Say” (WaPo, 9/6) – Effective or not, they’re just not proving popular.

MAC AIDS FundCORPORATE GIVING
onPhilanthropy interviews Nancy Mahon, executive director of MAC Cosmetics’ AIDS Fund, “a robust AIDS Fund that takes risks at every turn.” (9/5) Washington Grantmakers’ Washington AIDS Partnership recently received its first grant from the M·A·C AIDS Fund, $50,000 to increase syringe access in D.C.

EDUCATION
[Va.] A grant from the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation funds workshops to teach early-learning programs to child-care providers (WaPo, 9/6)