Nonprofit Resources of the Week – 1/21/24

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:

How Donor-Advised Funds Are Changing Philanthropy (Drew Lindsay, Chronicle of Philanthropy)

The Next Test of the Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Decision: Race-Based Foundation Grants (Alex Daniels, Chronicle of Philanthropy)

US law permits charities to encourage voting and help voters register, making GOP concerns about this assistance unfounded (Philip Hackney, The Conversation)

How to Mobilize Philanthropic Resources for Their Best Possible Uses (Margot Brandenburg, NonProfit Pro)

Helping Movements Meet the Moment: What Philanthropy Can and Must Do (Sulma Arias and Manuel Pastor, Nonprofit Quarterly)

Taking On Tech Governance (Alethea Hannemann, Aaron Hurst & Erin Baudo Felter , Stanford Social Innovation Review)

How Organizations Build Trust (Kristen Grimm, Claire de Leon, Michael Crawford & Diana Chun, Stanford Social Innovation Review)

What Nonprofits Need to Know About the Investment Tax Credit (Anna Adamsson, CleanEnergyGroup)

Threatening Nonprofit Hospital Tax Exemption A Better Path Forward (Jill Horwitz, JAMA Network)

Early Winter 2023: FPLG Blog Favorites (Linda Rosenthal, For Purpose Law Group)

Significant Events:

  • Science is revealing why American politics are so intensely polarized Political psychologists say they see tribalism intensifying, fueled by contempt for the other side” NY Times
  • “The arctic chill that upended the final weekend of the Iowa Republican caucus provided a fitting end to a contest that has seemed frozen in place for months. This caucus has felt unusually lifeless, not only because former President Donald Trump has maintained an imposing and seemingly unshakable lead in the polls. That advantage was confirmed late Saturday night ….” The Atlantic
  • “The Supreme Court is hearing arguments on Wednesday over whether to overturn a key precedent, one that has empowered executive agencies and frustrated business groups hostile to government regulation.” NY Times

Equity and Justice Related Articles & Resources:

Stamped from the Beginning (Ibram Kendi) [Ed. Film is currently available on Netflix.]

The sermon where MLK spoke candidly on the Arab-Israeli conflict (Deneen L. Brown, Washington Post}

Opinion: Our true feelings about race and identity are revealed in six words (Michele Norris, Washington Post)

Climate Change Articles & Resources:

It’s the World’s Biggest Election Year. Is Democracy Good for Climate Change? (Justin Worland, Time)

For MLK Day, a Community Vision for Climate Resilience and Racial Equity (Jeff Young, Newsweek)

Opinion: The People Have a Right to Climate Data (Justin S. Mankin, NY Times)