A billionaire history buff has stepped forward to donate the $7.5 million matching gift that’s needed to start repairing cracks near the top of the Washington Monument caused by last summer’s East Coast earthquake.
The United Way of the National Capital Area says it plans to award about $1.75 million to nonprofit groups in the Washington area.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she will direct her automatic pay raise this year to the city’s Youth Works summer jobs program.
A donation from two professional football players is turned down by one Harford County high school.
A special gift has turned into a field of dreams for one city Catholic school. After months of fundraisers, the Nick Adenhart Memorial Foundation stepped in to help.
Maryland Rep. Ruppersberger is introducing legislation to ensure money donated by citizens to chip away at the federal deficit is actually used for that purpose.
The Maryland Institute College of Art received its largest gift ever– $10 million from its longtime trustee, George Bunting, Jr. and his wife, Anne Bunting.
The Baltimore School for the Arts is receiving a $1 million donation that will help sustain a decades-old youth program.
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick says it’s collecting donations for Japanese earthquake victims in honor of American Red Cross founder Clara Barton.
Billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein on Tuesday announced a second $10 million gift in less than six months to the Kennedy Center to help reach younger and more economically diverse audiences.
Australia’s government will give $3 million to help build a planned visitor center near Washington’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
The charitable arm of PNC Financial Services Group says it’s pledging a quarter-million dollars to support economics education at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg.