Nonprofit Resources of the Week – 11/19/23

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:

Health of the U.S. Nonprofit Sector Annual Review (Independent Sector)

Nonprofit Sector Faces Pressing Challenges in Worker Stress, Public Trust, and Donor Participation, Shows New Report at the 2023 Upswell Summit (Independent Sector)

Financial Climate and Trust Issues Trouble Nonprofit Sector, Report Finds (Eden Stiffman, Chronicle of Philanthropy)

Notice of Amendments to Regulations re: Charitable Fundraising Platforms and Platform Charities (California Department of Justice)

Nonprofit Benchmarking Survey: BDO Posts 2023 Results (Linda Rosenthal, For Purpose Law Group)

Hot Off the Presses: A First Take on the Proposed DAF Regulations (Karl Mill, Mill Law Center)

Proposed IRS Regulations of Donor-Advised Funds Fall Short, Critics Say (Alex Daniels, Chronicle of Philanthropy)

Report Assesses Impact of Philanthropic “Big Bet” on Employee Ownership (Steve Dubb, Nonprofit Quarterly)

ESG for Nonprofits: A Primer (Linda Rosenthal, For Purpose Law Group)

Many Details of Sam Altman’s Ouster Are Murky. But Some Things Are Clear. (Kevin Roose, NY Times)

Significant Events:

  • “President Biden signed a short-term government funding bill on Thursday, narrowly averting a government shutdown but leaving a larger spending clash for Congress early next year.” NY Times
  • “Israel and Hamas are close to agreement on a U.S.-brokered deal that would free dozens of women and children held hostage in Gaza in exchange for a five-day pause in fighting, say people familiar with the emerging terms.” Washington Post
  • “President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed on Wednesday to restore communications between their two countries’ militaries after they met face-to-face for the first time in a year, lowering tensions between the two superpowers at a time when the White House is struggling to manage two wars in Europe and the Middle East.” Washington Post

Equity and Justice Related Articles & Resources:

How to Conduct Racial Equity Audits (Keecha Harris, Ali Webb and Sierra Fernandez, Nonprofit Quarterly)

Data on Equal Access to Education (Civil Rights Data Collection Office for Civil Rights, Department of Education)

National American Indian Heritage Month

Climate Change Articles & Resources:

Fifth National Climate Assessment (U.S. Government)

Who’s to blame for climate change? Scientists don’t hold back in new federal report. (Dinah Voyles Pulver and Doyle Rice, USA Today)

Health Risks Linked to Climate Change Are Getting Worse, Experts Warn (Delger Erdenesanaa, NY Times)