March 16, 2010, The Washington Post — Several Republican senators are questioning expenses at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, a national nonprofit organization that receives millions of dollars in federal funding.
September 20, 2009, The Washington Post — Anne Garcia tried to read aloud a letter of thanks from a woman who had been saved from an abusive husband, but she kept having to stop, mouth trembling. Other staff members at WEAVE, a D.C. nonprofit organization that has provided legal and emotional help to tens of thousands of victims of domestic violence over the past 13 years, stifled sobs.
September 16, 2009, The Washington Post — In one of the largest philanthropic donations ever made to a U.S. pediatric hospital, Children's National Medical Center will receive $150 million from the government of Abu Dhabi -- a gift that the hospital hopes to use to dramatically change pediatric surgery.
July 22, 2009, The Washington Post — The president of the American Red Cross said Tuesday that over the past year, the organization has been able to dramatically cut its deficit and exceed fundraising goals, despite the recession.
July 21, 2009, The Washington Post — For some D.C. nonprofit agencies, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's recent proposal to sharply cut earmarks was more bad news in a troubled economy -- the sudden reduction of grants they had been counting on.