Friday Round-up [News, 5/30]


NONPROFITS
‘Do-Gooders’ Are Brands Too (AdAge, 5/29) – “Nonprofits, NGOs are spending big bucks to get message out in face of corporate cause competition.”
New IRS Rules Help Donors Vet Charities (WSJ, 5/29) On the impact of the new 990 form. And… “The IRS isn’t finished. Mr. Miller wants to broaden the agency’s powers to more robustly monitor nonprofits.”

DC SCHOOLS
Budget leaves out some language programs (Examiner, 5/30)

ENVIRONMENT
D.C.’s carbon footprint ranked twelfth-biggest (WAMU, 5/30)
Home energy use contributes more to D.C. area’s carbon footprint than traffic (WBJ, 5/29)

HEALTH
DC Hospital Has a New Name and Outlook (WaPo, 5/30)

PEOPLE – Sidney Harman, 89, to Retire After Five Decades At Stereo Firm Helm (WaPo, 5/30) – The Harman Family Foundation is a WG member.