Profiting from charity: Is it all that bad? [News, 1.9]


SOCIAL SECTOR
uncharitableProfit from charity: Is it all that bad? (Boston Globe, 1/8) – More coverage of Dan Pallotta’s new book, Uncharitable — find a recent discussion of the book on Tactical Philanthropy, here. One commenter notes that, right now, “lots of talented folks are thinking about the next chapter in their lives – [This] is the right time for this discussion.”
Nonprofits affected by demographic shifts (WBJ, 1/8) – Report from Venture Philanthropy Partners/Brookings “suggests there is more poverty and working poor in places where it was once rare, in affluent areas such as Montgomery and Fairfax counties.”
– Millions in D.C. earmarks for nonprofits not released (Examiner, 1/8)

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
CityVision Program Engages Students with Real-life Development Project (1/7) – supported by the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Mead Family Foundation, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, and others.

DEPT. OF GOOD IDEAS
D.C. Council weighs tax credit for volunteer youth mentors (Examiner, 1/8) – So donating your time would be similar to donating your money. Makes sense.

ECONOMY
Ailing Economy Afflicts Whitman-Walker Clinic (WaPo, 1/8)
Superintendents’ Budget Proposals Foretell Grim Times for Area Schools (WaPo, 1/9)

ENVIRONMENT
Public Invited to Comment On Anacostia Watershed Plan (WaPo, 1/8)

Have a great weekend, everyone!
-Nick