Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 12/4/15

Man and woman making a pinky promise. Hands isolated on white background.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and $45B pledge, the continuing rise of Giving Tuesday as a ‘thing,’ and the tragedy in San Bernardino – it’s been a helluva week. Have a listen to the Goo Goo Doll’s Better Days while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week:

  • HistPhil: HistPhil co-editor Soskis weighs in on yesterday’s big Zuckerberg-Chan gift announcement
  • NY Times Technology: Zuckerberg’s Philanthropy Uses L.L.C. for More Control
  • The Atlantic: It’s too early to criticize the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative—just as it’s too early to praise it.
  • Gene: Giving Tuesday Raised $117 Million for Charities, Early Figures Show NBC News
  • Nicholas Kristof: More Americans died from guns just since 2012 than in Korea, Vietnam & Iraq wars combined
  • Dr. Richard Pan: Lift the ban on federal funding for gun violence research! In 2013, I authored AB540 to authorize the California…
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: We tend to forget that #socialchange is radically different from business change:
  • Gene: Highlights of the 2015 BoardSource Leadership Forum #governance
  • Gene: How to Double Your Company’s Profits: Begin by Refreshing Your Board of Directors – Alice Korngold Huffington Post … #governance [Ed. I had the honor of meeting Alice, my longtime Twitter buddy, in person at a California Lawyers’ Corporate Governance event where she gave a great and timely presentation on opportunities for private companies in times of global crisis.]
  • Kate Lazier: Charity as a Vehicle for Social Enterprise  [Canada]
  • Vu Le: Why communities of color are getting frustrated with Collective Impact Nonprofit with Balls
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Why hateful talk from politicians is so incredibly dangerous, and important for #nonprofits to actively counter!