The Meyer Foundation is mentioned in the Earth Times for its grant to the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Washington, DC.
The Washington Post mentions the Meyer Foundation for grant to help fund five District nonprofit organizations dedicated to the city's public education restructuring.
Meyer Executive Director Julie Rogers is quoted by Phil Rucker in a Washington Post story on the increase in philanthropic giving in 2007.
The Meyer Foundation, along with the Community Foundation for the National Capitol Region and Northern Virginia Family Services is mentioned in a Washington Post editorial on the closure of the 9/11 survivors' fund.
Julie Rogers is quoted in the April 18th issue of Washington Business Journal. The article explores how local charities may profit from the upcoming Council on Foundations summit. Only print subscribers may view the full article.
The Meyer Foundation's Nonprofit Sector Fund Director, Rick Moyers, is quoted in an article on executive firings in the April 3rd issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Meyer Foundation Vice President Albert Ruesga will participate in the Hudson Institute's Bradley Center panel discussion, "Metrics Mania," to answer the question, "why is it that philanthropy has learned so much about metrics and yet has so little by way of measurable success to show for it?" Joining him will be Kathleen Enright of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, and Howard Rolston of Abt Associates and the Brookings Institute.
The nonprofit sector is facing what experts call an unprecedented crisis in leadership, with organizations in the Washington region and across the country struggling to recruit and retain talented staff.
The charity world is expected to require tens of thousands of new leaders within the next decade, as the baby-boomer generation of senior managers begins to retire. Now a new survey of nearly 6,000 potential nonprofit leaders shows just how difficult recruiting those executives is going to be. (subscription required)
A New York Times article on the nonprofit sector’s need for general operating funds mentioned the Meyer Foundation’s 2006 Daring to Lead report. The feature reviewed the long-term effects of program-related or restricted funds on nonprofit work.