Feb 3, 2004
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation gave the Public Radio Exchange a $350,000 grant.
Posted by Mike at 6:19 PM
GuideStar, the data source about nonprofits, lists numerous Internet mailing lists (listservs) and newsgroups about charities and fundraising.
Posted by Steve at 10:51 AM
The Bush administration proposes to crack down on taxpayers' valuations of cars donated to charities and other non-cash gifts, but will also would decrease tax revenue by giving limited charitable deductions to the majority of taxpayers who don't itemize deductions.
Posted by Steve at 10:32 AM
"An election this week will determine whether a generation of young people in this region will grow up hearing America's most important musical heritage or a steady diet of political propaganda," writes the Washington Post's Marc Fisher about the upcoming board election for WPFW, the Washington Pacifica station. A Columbia Spectator article touches on the politics of elections at New York's WBAI-FM, another Pacifica station.
Posted by Mike at 9:52 AM
In its FY05 budget, the Bush White House again chose not to propose an advance appropriation for CPB [PDF file], leaving the FY07 question for Congress to handle. Congress already has allotted $400 mil for FY06. The budget also tries again to terminate PTFP grants for facilities, but it proposes to plump the NEA budget by $18 mil and NEH by $37 mil for major initiatives on "American Masterpieces" and American history ("We the People"). The budget maintains Ready to Learn TV at its $23 mil level, but zeroes out Ready to Teach and Star Schools funding.
Posted by Steve at 9:23 AM