Prince George’s Community Foundation’s latest grants include general operating support [News, 2.24]


Prince George’s foundation awards National Harbor grants (WBJ, 2/24) – “This year, unlike past years, the grants can be used to support not only projects but also internal operations…”

Google Chief for Charity Steps Down on Revamp (NYTimes, 2/23) – Larry Brilliant signals that “Google.org might curtail its financing of nonprofit groups unless they are closely aligned with Google projects.”

BEYOND DOLLARS
Agree with them or not, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation is a private foundation that understands communications and advocacy: “The movie [I.O.U.S.A.], financed by the Peterson Foundation, has been described as the “Inconvenient Truth” of the debt crisis.”

HEALTH
$250,000 grant from from Washington Adventist Hospital to Mary’s Center to add prenatal care services (WBJ, 2/23)

HEALTH
Low-cost health care in Howard County “not an easy sell” (WaPo, 2/24) – Enrollment is much lower than expected, but: “We’ve cut by 10 percent the number of uninsured people with very little added cost.”

DC VOTING RIGHTS
Drive to enfranchise DC clears Senate hurdle (WaPo, 2/24) – Senate votes 62-34 to begin debate on the measure

EDUCATION
Democrat inserted provision endangers DC Opportunity Scholarship program (Examiner, 2/23)