Megan Greenwell

Megan Greenwell
Nonprofits Imperiled By Low Reserves

June 24, 2009, The Washington Post — More than half of Washington area charities had dangerously low operating reserves even before the recession began, leaving them especially vulnerable to service reductions in a time of sharply declining revenue, according to a new report.

In Troubled Economy, Grants Plug the Holes

May 21, 2009, The Washington Post — Despite a recession that has caused donations to nonprofit groups to plummet as need has increased sharply, 46 Maryland organizations received grants last week from the Community Foundation for the National Capital Region.

21 D.C. Nonprofits Withdraw From United Way

April 29, 2009, The Washington Post — Twenty-one area nonprofit groups have suspended their memberships in the United Way and joined a fledgling competitor, citing years of frustration with a steady decline in workplace giving in the Washington region and lingering distrust of the local United Way since it was nearly destroyed by scandal earlier this decade.

To Nonprofits Seeking Cash, Facebook App Isn't So Green

April 22, 2009, The Washington Post — It seems foolproof: nonprofits using the power of the Internet to raise money through a clever Facebook application. After all, the Web earned gobs of cash for Barack Obama's presidential campaign. And besides, going online means sending fewer fundraising letters, which makes it appealing to penny-pinchers and environmentalists alike.