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:
- “A handful of Republican senators tried to stop President Trump from firing Gordon D. Sondland, the ambassador to the European Union who testified in the House impeachment hearings, but the president relieved the diplomat of his post anyway, according to people briefed on the discussions.” NY Times
- “Amid a growing storm Tuesday within the Justice Department over its unorthodox intervention in the sentencing recommendation for Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Trump, officials maintained that there was nothing untoward about what happened. They said the decision was made independent of Trump’s very public gripes about the matter.” Washington Post
- “Attorney General William P. Barr delivered an extraordinary rebuke of President Trump on Thursday, saying that his attacks on the Justice Department had made it “impossible for me to do my job” and that “I’m not going to be bullied or influenced by anybody.”” NY Times
Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:
- Benjamin Soskis: It’s not just that one of nation’s most outspoken philanthropists, @benioff, was responsible for convincing Trump to embrace trillion tree initiative as response to climate change. The initiative itself is perfect embodiment of contemporary philanthropy. How a Trillion Trees Triumphed Over Trump’s Climate Denialism
- Rick Moyers: As we gear up for a consequential election, this piece via @InsidePhilanthr is worth a read. “Perfectly Legal: Eight Ways Charitable Cash is Shaping the 2020 Election.” http://bit.ly/2OGWHhq
- For Purpose Law: IRS Nonprofit Updates: UBIT Refunds & More
- Madison Ryan: What all should be included in the #ByLaws of a nonprofit? Including the #BoardMember’s attendance into the bylaws will ensure that #BoardMeetings are taking place with majority in attendance. Learn more by going to @GTak’s article at https://tinyurl.com/v7myoaf #RCSM489
- Gene: New for California fiscal sponsors: Number 9, number 9, number 9 | And note need to list all DBAs (possibly all Model A fiscally sponsored projects) #fiscalsponsorship
- Nonprofit Law News: State AGs Settle Over PayPal’s Lacking Donation Disclosures | by @manatt
- BoardSource: We applaud @museumofman’s leadership in building an open-minded and open-hearted learning board as a part of its holistic approach to decolonization. A powerful example of what’s possible with intentional board development. https://hubs.ly/H0mX5m10 by @AAMers
- Nonprofit Quarterly: .@JeanneBellNP explains the four #leadership domains for nonprofits: The Leadership Ethos: How What We Believe Can Inform Our Leadership Practices
- Harvard Business Review: Reviewing financial statements, audit activities, and compliance activities are a board’s responsibility — but shouldn’t be their mission. Top Boards Do These 4 Things Differently
- Harvard Business Review: You can try to motivate employees with slogans and bonuses. But companies can’t achieve true excellence if their employees don’t know why they are coming to work every day. Why Are We Here?