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:
- “New Zealand has banned military-style semiautomatic weapons and assault rifles, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday, just six days after attacks on two mosques in Christchurch that left 50 people dead.” Washington Post
- “The Federal Reserve expressed increasing concern about slowing economic growth on Wednesday as it left interest rates unchanged and showed little appetite for raising them in the near future.” NY Times
- “Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III obtained court-approved warrants to search the emails of President Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen in July 2017 as his office investigated whether Cohen had illegally worked for foreign entities, according to newly unsealed documents illustrating how the investigation moved quickly and quietly to scour the digital trails of the president’s associates.” Washington Post
Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:
- For Purpose Law: Hot Issues for Nonprofits in 2019
- CalNonprofits: Curious about donor advised funds (DAFs) but not sure where to start? Check out our new FAQ! [Ed. CalNonprofits is a co-sponsor of AB 1712, a spot bill on donor advised funds we’ve previously discussed here.]
- Beth Kanter: Guest Post @janmasaoka CEO @CalNonprofits An Open letter to Crowdfunding Companies from the California Association of Nonprofits She wants your feedback on crowdfunding platform responsible and ethical practices http://bit.ly/2Bjpy5f
- Independent Sector: Thanks to #nonprofit leaders & congressional staff who joined us & @COF_ on Capitol Hill yesterday to learn more about two provisions of 2017 tax law that levy a new tax on #nonprofits. Here’s a recap from the event. #MissionNotTaxes Nonprofit Leaders Urge Congressional Staff to Support UBIT Repeal
- Gene: 2018 Individual Giving Data: What’s the Bottom Line? @NatlCouncilNPs ht @NpoQuestions
- Chronicle of Philanthropy: “Bottom line: There is only so much that technology and public disclosure of information can do.” Could a More Robust IRS Have Nipped the Varsity Blues Scandal in the Bud?
- Benjamin Soskis: I weigh in for the Post on why major institutions haven’t cut ties with the Sackler family & what that inaction can tell us abt the need for a more engaged ethic of philanthropic receivership. Washington Post
- Amalgamated Action: Philanthropy should be unequivocal in its opposition to hate. We are launching the ‘Hate is Not Charitable’ campaign to prevent these groups from receiving charitable donations. Join us and over 20 leading philanthropic organizations in taking a stand.
- Vu Le: “Does this board member #sparkjoy?” How to tidy your organization using the #KonMari method #NonprofitAF
- Adler & Colvin: New post on #Nonprofit Law Matters: Federal Appeals Court Upholds the “Parsonage Allowance” #parsonageallowance
- Jed Emerson: Falling to Rise by @BlendedValue