Bernholz: Digital Civil Society and Democracy

Lucy Bernholz, Director of the Digital Civil Society Lab at Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, is the expert you need to listen to on matters of digital technology, the nonprofit sector and broader civil society, and democracy. I was fortunate enough to attend two of her presentations last week – first, at […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 10/16/20

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration to halt the 2020 census count ahead of schedule, effectively shutting down what has been the most contentious and litigated census […]

Upswell 2020: A Virtual Experience

Upswell, powered by Independent Sector (IS), sees itself more as a gathering than a conference. Having attended the inaugural Upswell 2018, subsequent Upswell 2019 (including Upswell Chicago: Equity in the Center), and previous five IS Annual Conferences, I love this reimagination and replacement of the typical conference and look forward to attending Upswell 2020, which […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 10/9/20

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “The FBI says it thwarted what it described as a plot to violently overthrow the government and kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The alleged plot involved reaching out to members […]

Board Member Rights and Non-Rights

A board of directors is the ultimate authority of a nonprofit corporation, but that doesn’t mean any individual director (board member) holds such authority or really any inherent authority over the corporation, subject to some very limited exceptions. The following lists of board member rights and non-rights are based on laws applicable to California nonprofit […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 10/2/20

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “Donald Trump declined to condemn white supremacists and violent rightwing groups during a contentious first presidential debate, instead urging a far-right group known for street brawling to “stand by” and […]

Nonprofit Leaders Call for COVID-19 Relief Deal

Nonprofits must be a key part of any national relief and recovery effort from the immense impacts of COVID-19. The following is the text of a letter to our Congressional leaders from the leaders of 38 national nonprofit organizations dated September 24, 2020: Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McConnell, Leader McCarthy, and Leader Schumer: Employers of […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/25/20

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a pioneering advocate for women’s rights, who in her ninth decade became a much younger generation’s unlikely […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/18/20

Photo credit: Kristina Blokhin – stock.adobe.com Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: ““Racially motivated violent extremism,” mostly from white supremacists, has made up a majority of domestic terrorism threats, Mr. Wray [Director and head of the […]