Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 11/29/19

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:

  • “President Trump had already been briefed on a whistle-blower’s complaint about his dealings with Ukraine when he unfroze military aid for the country in September, according to two people familiar with the matter.” NY Times
  • ““The summary findings are bleak,” said the annual assessment, which is produced by the United Nations Environment Program and is formally known as the Emissions Gap Report. Countries have failed to halt the rise of greenhouse gas emissions despite repeated warnings from scientists, with China and the United States, the two biggest polluters, further increasing their emissions last year.” NY Times
  • “Tensions that have been mounting for months between some of the nation’s most senior military officers and President Donald Trump are boiling over after his decision to intervene in the cases of three service members accused of war crimes.” CNN

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Edgar Villanueva: As a Native American, I’m often troubled by the way that Americans approach Thanksgiving. Check out my piece in @YesMagazine about how we can reflect on #Thanksgiving as a day of mourning and remembrance, and take steps to #decolonize & heal together. Healing From Colonization on Thanksgiving and Beyond
  • Nonprofit Times: Nonprofits across the globe fighting sale of .ORG registry to private equity firms. #nonprofits #internet #org
  • Bridgespan Group: “How we can use #BigBetPhilanthropy to accelerate #SocialMobility in the United States—and not just for a few, but for many millions of people #SystemsChange”
  • Phil Buchanan: It’s giving season. Here’s my gift to all: a handy chart differentiating 10 differences between ineffective and effective givers, from my book GivingDoneRight
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Live from San Diego! A frame-challenging report from the frontlines of academics studying nonprofit and voluntary organizations: @ARNOVA
  • Vox: You might give a higher percentage of your wealth to charity than Jeff Bezos does Here’s how much America’s billionaires give to charity, in one chart Vox
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: “When a grant made is considered to be counter to the ideals of the donor-advised sponsor, that rather frail ‘contract’ can fall apart…” When DAFs Belie the “Community” in Community Foundation
  • Matthew Goldstein: So @steveeder and I discovered that Jeffrey Epstein’s main charitable foundation wasn’t a real charity for much of its existence — having lost its tax exempt status from the IRS in 2008 NY Times
  • Beth Reinhard: NRA boosted executive compensation 41 percent last year while sharply cutting funding for programs central to its mission: education, training, organizing volunteers, hunter services. Washington Post
  • Shannon Watts: BREAKING: Charles Schwab [actually Schwab Charitable] has suspended clients’ ability to give money to the @NRA [Foundation] through its donor-advised fund. The move comes as state regulators examine whether the NRA abused the non-profit status of a charity controlled by the gun advocacy group. Charles Schwab charitable fund halts donations to NRA

Themed Media Selection:

The 10 Best Memes of 2019 (Time)