Wednesday Round-up [News, 9/17]


HOMELESSNESS
Downtown homeless shelter to remain open (Examiner, 9/17) – Franklin School shelter stays open “until Mayor Fenty tells the council where the 300 people who use it will be relocated”

PHILANTHROPY
Free-Market Philanthropy: The Social Aspect of Entrepreneurship (HeritageFoundation, 9/16)

FANNIE & FREDDIE
U.S. agency names Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac chairmen (Reuters, 9/16)
Nonprofits fretting over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac (WBJ, 9/12)

DC SCHOOLS
Some D.C. schools outsource recess to a California nonprofit in order “to bring order to play periods.” (WaPo, 9/17)

PEOPLE
Obituary: Reuben Gist; An Advocate For the District’s Hungry (WaPo, 9/17)

COLLABORATIVE GRANTMAKING
Funders’ Collaborative for Strong Latino Communities awards grants to thirteen Latino nonprofits in the D.C. area (release, 8/11)