Nonprofit Resources of the Week – 11/26/23

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:

Four Ways to Be Grateful—And Happier (Arthur C. Brooks, Atlantic)

3 reasons to support Indigenous communities with impact investing (Mindy Frye, Candid)

Asymmetric Expectation of Gratitude: What it is, and why it’s harmful to our work (Vu Le, Nonprofit AF)

The True Cost of Billionaire Philanthropy (Helen Flannery, Chuck Collins, Bella DeVaan, Institute for Policy Studies and

The Money Always Wins (Charlie Warzel, Atlantic)

Charity Fraud Awareness Week Begins November 27th (Linda Rosenthal, For Purpose Law Group)

Building Governing Power To Make the World We Need (Dan McGrath and Harmony Goldberg, The Forge)

Design Thinking Misses the Mark (Anne-Laure Fayard & Sarah Fathallah, Stanford Social Innovation Review)

Adding AI to your nonprofit marketing toolkit responsibly (Luke Dringoli, Ryan Fuquea, NTEN)

The Art of the Elevator Pitch (Carmine Gallot, Harvard Business Review)

Significant Events:

  • “A US court dramatically rolled back key elements of a landmark civil rights act on Monday, blocking individual citizens’ ability to appeal against discriminatory voting practices.” BBC
  • “Hamas released a total of 17 more hostages on Sunday, including one American — Avigail Idan, who turned 4 on Friday, nearly seven weeks after her parents were killed in the Oct. 7 cross-border assault on southern Israel.” NY Times
  • The Republic of Ireland’s police chief has blamed rioting in Dublin city centre on Thursday on a “lunatic, hooligan faction driven by a far-right ideology”. Disorder broke out hours after three children and a school care assistant were stabbed outside a nearby primary school.” BBC

Equity and Justice Related Articles & Resources:

Victory: Court Blocks North Dakota Voting Map That Discriminated Against Native Voters (Native American Rights Fund)

‘Stamped From the Beginning’ is a sharp look at the history of anti-Black racism (Eric Degas, NPR)

In a political shift to the far right, anti-Islam populist Geert Wilders wins big in Dutch election (Mike Corder and Raf Caret, AP)

Climate Change Articles & Resources:

World’s richest 1% pollute more than the poorest two-thirds, Oxfam says (Kelly Kasulis Cho, Washington Post)

Nations Are Getting Serious About Climate Action. Just Not Serious Enough. (Brad Plumer, NY Times)

How the World Bank’s new boss is navigating a clash over climate change (Steven Munson, Washington Post)