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 “ might curtail its financing of nonprofit groups unless they are closely aligned with Google projects.”

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.”

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

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.”

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

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