Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 10/25/19

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week.

Notable Events of the Week:

  • “The top American diplomat in Ukraine on Tuesday gave impeachment investigators a vivid and impassioned account of how multiple senior administration officials told him that President Trump blocked security aid to Ukraine and refused to meet the country’s leader until he agreed to publicly pledge to investigate Mr. Trump’s political rivals.” NY Times
  • “Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, wants more than control over a wide swath of Syria along his country’s border. He says he wants the Bomb.” NY Times
  • “In an event following the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton campaign communications director Jennifer Palmieri called her boss’s handling of emails “the most grossly overrated, over-covered and most destructive story in all of presidential politics.” … About three years later, the State Department has completed an inquiry answering a critical question about those Clinton emails: “There was no persuasive evidence of systemic, deliberate mishandling of classified information,” noted the report.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • National Association of State Charity Officials: NASCO joins with @IRSnews and charity regulators around the world in support of Charity Fraud Awareness Week. #CharityFraudOut #CharityFraudOut2019 IRS
  • National Council of Nonprofits: Is your #nonprofit ready for the new overtime rules that go into effect on January 1? It’s estimated that the new rule will affect 7% of the nonprofit workforce. Join our free webinar on November 5 at 3pm Eastern to hear from the DOL and other experts
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Nonprofits, it’s time to acknowledge a fundamental reality: All too often, it is not the entire board of the nonprofit that is governing the organization! Who Really Governs and How: Considering the Impact of the Dominant Coalition
  • Young Trustees Movement: One in 12 trustees are named either John or David. Fewer than 3% of trustees are under 30. It’s no secret that board diversity is an issue. We are #YoungTrustees. We are building a movement and taking holistic action to combat this. Join us ->
  • For Purpose Law: Smashing the Overhead Myth: A Step Forward
  • Gene: Should Churches (e.g., Mosques, Temples, and Synagogues) and Other Church-Affiliated Organizations Apply for Recognition of Tax Exemption from the IRS?
  • Nonprofit Times: With few exceptions, among education and income/wealth level, the Great Recession did not significantly impact the percentage of income that Americans gave to charity, according to a new study by @IUPhilanthropy – #nonprofit #fundraising #philanthropy
  • Nonprofit Times: Percent of income given to both secular & religious charities was significantly higher before the Recession (0.99% and 1.62%, respectively) compared to after the Recession (0.82% and 1.39%, respectively). – #nonprofit #charity #fundraising #philanthropy
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Social impact bonds, which are actually not bonds but rather “pay for performance” contracts, can seem attractive, but is the return on this philanthropic subsidy worth the cost? @Wharton
  • Fast Co. Impact: Exclusive: Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard talks about the sustainability myth, the problem with Amazon—and why it’s not too late to save the planet FastCo

Themed Media Selection:

Watch the intense 3-minute exchange where AOC pelted Mark Zuckerberg with tough questions about Facebook (Business Insider)