Google launching philanthropic partnerships with Fairfax County [News, 12.10]


Google “will launch philanthropic partnerships with Fairfax County Public Schools and with Reston Interfaith.” (wire, 12/9)

Charitable foundations faced with declining assets, change priorities (Baltimore Examiner, 12/9)

Editorial: Ford Foundation should liquidate itself and bail out its namesake company (WSJ, via the Chronicle) – What’s really eye-opening is the number of commenters on the Chronicle site and the WSJ site that think this is a great idea.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING
A potential meter fee increase in DC  could be used to restore affordable housing budget cuts. Jim Graham: “[W]hat motivates me to do it is that we have several key housing programs that serve poor people that are on the chopping block.”