Nonprofit Resources of the Week – 5/19/24

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:

Ways and Means Advances Solutions to Protect Election Integrity, Fight Foreign Money in American Politics (U.S. Ways and Means Committee)

House Committee Advances Bills to Increase Transparency of Exempt Org Spending, Funding (Maureen Leddy, Thomson Reuters)

WAPO on The Recent Explosive Growth of the Nonprofit Sector (darryll k. jones, Nonprofit Law Prof Blog) [Ed. The post refers to the following article from 2023: The real reason America’s nonprofit sector is seeing massive growth, and more!]

Melinda French Gates’s $12.5 Billion Separation Agreement From Gates Foundation Is a Windfall for Women’s Causes (Alex Daniels and Stephanie Beasley, Chronicle of Philanthropy)

The larger the nonprofit, the more likely it is run by a white man, says new Candid diversity report (Glenn Gamboa, AP) [Ed. You can find the Candid report, The state of diversity in the U.S. nonprofit sector, here.]

How Can Nonprofits Support Movement Work? By Finding the Right Policy Lane (Lauren Paul, Nonprofit Quarterly)

Public Charities Can Lobby (Bolder Advocacy, Alliance for Justice)

Donation Fraud in the Charitable Sector (Linda Rosenthal, For Purpose Law Group)

Senate GOP bill seeks to protect anonymous nonprofit donors (Caitlin Reilly, Roll Call)

Extending Trump Tax Cuts Would Add $4.6 Trillion to the Deficit, CBO Finds (United States Senate Committee on the Budget)

Significant Events:

  • “A gunman shot Prime Minister Robert Fico of Slovakia, who is known for defying his fellow leaders in the European Union, multiple times at close range on Wednesday, in the most serious attack on a European leader in decades.” NY Times
  • “The Supreme Court rejected a challenge on Thursday to the way the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is funded, one that could have hobbled the bureau and advanced a central goal of the conservative legal movement: limiting the power of independent agencies. … Had the bureau lost, the court’s ruling might have cast doubt on every regulation and enforcement action it had taken in its 13 years of existence, including ones concerning mortgages, credit cards, consumer loans and banking.” NY Times
  • As Hamas returns to the north, Israel’s Gaza endgame is nowhere in sight American and Israeli officials are offering increasingly blunt assessments about Hamas’s resilience and Netanyahu’s failure to plan for postwar Gaza.” Washington Post

Equity and Justice Related Articles & Resources:

Origin (film) [Ed. This is a 2023 film written and directed by Ava DuVernay based on the life of Isabel Wilkerson.]

How climate change risks impact people with disabilities (Judy Woodruff, Sam Lane, Sarah Clune Hartman, PBS NewsHour)

2024 Gender Report (UNESCO)Donation Fraud in the Charitable Sector

Climate Change Articles & Resources:

Economic damage from climate change six times worse than thought – report (Oliver Milman, Guardian)

Biden and oil companies like this climate tech. Many Americans do not. (Evan Halper, Washington Post)

How Politics, Society and Tech Shape the Path of Climate Change (Kat Kerlin, UC Davis)