Curated Nonprofit Resources of the Week – 12/31/23

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Resources of the Week.

Notable Nonprofit Posts, Articles, & Other Resources:

The 10 Best-Read Articles in the Chronicle in 2023 (Chronicle of Philanthropy)

The 10 Most Popular SSIR Articles of 2023 (Stanford Social Innovation Review)

Economic Justice: Best of 2023, Editors’ Selections (Steve Dubb and Rithika Ramamurthy, Nonprofit Quarterly)

Philanthropy Awards, 2023 (Inside Philanthropy)

No Holiday Cheer — Donors Plummeted Yet Again (Paul Colliery, Nonprofit Times)

What’s Next for DAF Reform? (Kaila Philo, Proximate)

[David A.] Brennen: Race Conscious Affirmative Action by Tax Exempt 501(c)(3) Institutions After Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and UNC (Nonprofit Law Prof Blog)

Mayer: Charity Law & Blockchain Technology (Lloyd Mayer, Nonprofit Law Prof Blog)

Charitable-Deduction Substantiation: A Reminder and a Reprieve (Linda Rosenthal, For Purpose Law Group)

The five biggest market surprises of 2023 (The Economist)

Significant Events:

  • When Colorado removed Trump from the ballot, a Supreme Court showdown looked likely. Maine removed all doubt. Pressure mounts on the nation’s highest court to state clearly whether Donald Trump remains eligible to run for president after the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol” MarketWatch
  • Skepticism Grows Over Israel’s Ability to Dismantle Hamas Israel has vowed time and again to eliminate the group responsible for the brutal Oct. 7 attack, but critics increasingly see that goal as unrealistic or even impossible.” NY Times
  • “Faced with big and challenging problems — climate, immigration, inequality, guns, debt and deficits — government and politicians seem incapable of achieving consensus. On each of those issues, the public is split, often bitterly. But on each, there are also areas of agreement. What’s broken is the will of those in power to see past the divisions enough to reach compromise.” Washington Post [Ed. From 8/18/23 but republished as one of the Stories of the Year.]

Equity and Justice Related Articles & Resources:

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Lighthouses 2024 (World Economic Forum)

How Racism and Sexism Lead Black Women to Entrepreneurship (Asheli Atkins, Urban Institute)

Bones of Crows (film)

Climate Change Articles & Resources:

Finally, some good climate news: 5 clean energy milestones we hit in 2023 (Kristin Toussaint, Fast Company)

Earth Was Due for Another Year of Record Warmth. But This Warm? (Raymond Zhong, NY Times)

2023 Was Another Record Year for Climate Change (Chloe Hadavas, Foreign Policy)