Nonprofit Resources of the Week – 6/9/24

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:

Appeals court blocks Fearless Fund from awarding grants to Black women (Mirtha Donastorg, Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

As Court Rules Against Fearless Foundation, Council, Independent Sector Stand by Commitment to Funders’ Right to Give in Line With Values (Council on Foundations and Independent Sector)

DEI Isn’t a Dirty Word. How Funders Can Fight Back. (Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Minjon Tholen, and Dan Egol, Chronicle of Philanthropy)

Threats and Opportunities: Are Social Movements Ready for Black Women in Power? (Nwamaka Agbo, Nonprofit Quarterly)

Inconsistent Regulations, Crackdown on Civil Liberties Hinder Nonprofits, Experts Say (Stephanie Beasley, Chronicle of Philanthropy)

The $64 million mystery: How a wave of anonymous donations is fueling the 2024 presidential campaign (Daniel Klaidman, CBS News)

Buettner Ruling: Section 501(c)(3) and Title IX (Wagenmaker & Oberly)

Johnson Amendment Fourth Morsel: What is “Lobbying”? (Linda Rosenthal, For Purpose Law Group)

OpenAI Insiders Warn of a ‘Reckless’ Race for Dominance (Kevin Roose, NY Times)

Pursuing the Common Good (Alliance) [Ed. The June 2024 issue of Alliance is free to download. See, in particular, Digital technologies and the common good by Lucy Bernholz, founding director of Stanford University’s Digital Civil Society Lab.]

Significant Events:

  • “Mexico fought for democracy. Could it slide back to a one-party state? The election of Claudia Sheinbaum gives the ruling Morena party the opportunity to take greater control of the federal government.” Washington Post
  • The E.U. Is Voting. It’s Never Mattered More. Hundreds of millions of voters are electing a European Parliament this weekend. The outcome will help tip the balance of the continent’s struggle between unity and nationalism.” NY Times
  • “Nine witnesses in the criminal cases against former President Donald Trump have received significant financial benefits, including large raises from his campaign, severance packages, new jobs, and a grant of shares and cash from Trump’s media company.” Pro Publica

Equity and Justice Related Articles & Resources:

‘In the name of God’ (Sari Horwitz, Dana Hedgpeth, Emmanuel Martinez, Scott Higham and Salwan Georges, Washington Post) [Ed. From the story: “For decades, Catholic priests, brothers and sisters raped or molested Native American children who were taken from their homes by the U.S. government and forced to live at remote boarding schools, a Post investigation found.”]

‘Concern is real’ about long Covid’s impact on Americans and disability claims, report says (Isabella Cueto, STAT)

The Fight Over Jackie Robinson (Jerry Brewer, Washington Post)

Climate Change Articles & Resources:

A year of record global heat has pushed Earth closer to dangerous threshold (Scott Dance, Washington Post)

Opinion: Even climate deniers can’t hide from climate change (William S. Becker, The Hill)

How a Backlash Against Climate Action Is Reshaping Europe’s Election (Somini Sengupta, NY Times)