PNC wins an Excellence in Corporate Philanthropy Award

WG member PNC Financial Services Group is a winner of the 8th annual Excellence in Corporate Philanthropy Awards for its “Grow Up Great” program”–a ten-year, $100 million investment in preparing young children, from birth to age five, for school and life. (Economist, Forbes – 2/26)

“The Tiger Woods Foundation will build an East Coast learning center — to complement its West Coast center — in Southeast D.C.’s Fort Dupont neighborhood” (WBJ, 2/22) (background)

Giving circles mix fun, fundraising (USAToday, 2/27)

New Jargon Alert! “Embedded Foundations” – “foundations that concentrate their resources in one limited geographic area and become deeply involved in those communities.” (SNS, 2/26)