SOCIAL PROFIT COMMUNITY
– D.C. Council eases restrictions on earmarks to help nonprofits (Examiner, 7/22) – “The council “will allow recipients to partner with a ‘fiscal agent’ who does meet the government’s conditions and can act as a pass-through for the earmarked dollars.” 2009 earmarks total over $56 million to roughly 170 organizations.
– Local Perspectives on Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac (Kojo, 7/21) – Most of the discussion about impact on social profit organizations is from min. 4:50 to 9:00.
– Study: Nonprofits Less Optimistic About Fundraising Climate (wire, 7/22) – Ya think?
WAMU covers giving circles (7/21)
GREEN AFFORDABLE HOUSING
“A year after doors opened on the city’s first green affordable housing complex [Galen Terrace], proponents say the benefits go well beyond the bottom line.” (WAMU, 7/18, via)