WG’s 2008 Year in Review [News, 12.22]


WE’LL BE BACK IN ’09
Many thanks for reading and sending in tips this year. We hope to feature more voices here in 2009. If you’re too busy to run  your own blog, but find that you have something to say from time to time, drop us a line. Happy holidays!
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WG’s 2008 – Year in Review (.pdf)

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ARTS
A Shift in Funding for D.C. Arts (WAMU, 12/19) – “Corporations and government programs are pulling back on giving this year, leaving individuals and foundations to make up the difference.”

MADOFF
Local Toll Runs High In Madoff Collapse – “Losses to Nonprofits, Personal Fortunes May Top $1 Billion” (WaPo, 12/21)

GIVING
Bleeding Heart Tightwads (NYTimes, 12/20) – Conservatives give 30% more to charity than liberals.
Charles County Students Form Philanthropic Group to Aid Other Youths (WaPo, 12/21)
– Faith-Based Groups Step in to Address Needs (WAMU, 12/22)