BALTIMORE, October 29, 2009 — The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, will welcome more than 700 elected officials and dignitaries, as well as community, civic and business leaders to its Annual Community Event on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Beth Tfiloh Congregation (3300 Old Court Road, Baltimore, MD). This year’s Annual Community Event commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Weinberg Foundation’s charitable giving.

PHILADELPHIA, October 13, 2009 — Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) Philadelphia has been awarded $1 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Strengthening Communities Fund to improve the financial health and business acumen of local nonprofit organizations. NFF will provide grants and technical assistance to Southeastern Pennsylvania nonprofits that work directly with community residents to promote economic recovery.

NEW YORK, Augus 24, 2009 —  For the seventh year in a row, Bloomingdale's will host a charity shopping night in each of its stores -- the Fashionable Fundraiser in Black and White. Held each February and August, the Fashionable Fundraiser helps raise awareness and funds for national and local charities. This August, Bloomingdale's will partner with amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, for the four-day event, running from Thursday, August 27 through Sunday, August 30.

HARRISBURG, Pa., August 13, 2009, The Associated Press — Pennsylvania's six-week-old budget stalemate has turned off the spigot that normally keeps billions of taxpayer dollars flowing for social services for the poor, prompting scores of nonprofit agencies to lay off workers, take out loans and cut back to survive.

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