In the News – Wednesday Round-up [10.15]


PHILANTHROPY
Strategies for foundations to save resources (Forbes, 10/14) – “If cash is available, there may be opportunities, ‘soon, if not now’, in real estate and other assets.”
Retiring With a Windfall? How to Give It Away (WaPo, 10/15) – “As director of the Harman Family Foundation, Harman has also helped oversee the construction of the Harman Center of the Arts and the publication of the annual Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington”

HEALTH
District putting up $51 million for health care improvements (Examiner, 10/15) – DC seeks applicants “for $30 million to upgrade and broaden primary care options, and another $21 million to expand emergency care capacity for children” in the latest round of awards from the city’s tobacco settlement funds. “Nonprofits with strategies to tackle health needs in the poorest ZIP codes will get preference.”

BUDGET
In Maryland, Governor’s memo of proposed cuts “includes about 100 options, totaling almost $400 million, which would affect services including higher education, community colleges and social programs that provide child-care subsidies and drug treatment.” (WaPo, 10/15)

EDUCATION
Tomorrow: Federal Panel to Hold Briefing With DC Public School Chancellor and Former DC Mayor… (wire, 10/14) – “will also include Ximena Hartsock, Tameria Lewis, Erin McGoldrick and Abigail Smith of the D.C. Public School System” and others

CHILD WELFARE
Audit blasts Maryland foster care system (Examiner, 10/15)

GRANTS
GEICO donates $150,000 to Children’s National Medical Center (wire, 10/14)