WaPo Charitable Giving section (11/23):
– “Employers Encourage Workers to Volunteer” – “corporations are increasingly donating the skills of their employees, on company time, rather than just dollars.” With quotes from several WG members and WG’s Katy Moore.
– “Less in Hand to Offer” – “many area nonprofits have trimmed overhead costs, frozen hiring and are anxiously considering cutting programs and laying off staff members in a struggle for solvency and survival.” Article cites WG’s recent survey.
– “Food Banks Adapt for Lean Times” – “One way to put it: We have donors that are now clients”
– “How Donors Can Maximize Social Returns” – “Fund safety-net services and policy solutions…Give fewer, bigger grants — without strings attached…”
– “Keep On Giving: Times Are Even Tighter For Others”
Donor advised funds to the rescue? – “With money tight, more Americans draw from donor-advised funds built in past years.” (CSM, 11/24)
KEEP THE PAPER TRANSFER!
Social profit orgs have a message for Metro: It’s “absurd to make low-income residents pay as much as $4.15 more for the same [$1.35] trip because they lacked a SmarTrip card.” (WaPo, 11/23)