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 Senate voted Thursday to open debate on President Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill, as Democrats moved forward with no GOP support after failing to win over a single Republican senator on the new president’s first major legislative initiative.” Washington Post
- “Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine is allowing states to rethink distribution, even as health officials and experts worry some will view it as inferior.” NY Times
- “On social media, on cable networks and even in the halls of Congress, supporters of Donald J. Trump tried to rewrite history in real time, pushing the fiction that left-wing agitators were to blame for the violence on Jan. 6.” NY Times
Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:
- CalNonprofits: Nonprofit case at U.S. Supreme Court has misleading opponents and potentially huge impact – we weigh in on the side of transparency & prosecution of bad actors: CalNonprofits
- Gene: Americans for Prosperity v. Becerra – What’s at Stake? – @JosephWMead
- Jim Taylor: Getting to the “Heart” of Racial Equity In this piece I share my perspectives on the importance of nonprofits applying their “heads and hearts” in support of our vision of a racially equitable society. #DiversityandInclusion #racialequity
- Nonprofit Quarterly: “Philanthropy is failing to combat the systemic harms that young people of color experience.” https://bit.ly/3uxLKC6 #racialjustice #racialquity #philanthropy #grants
- Andy Ho: Are Endowments Damaging Colleges and Universities?
- Richard Rubin: A pretty clear win for Fidelity Charitable in this closely watched case in California. Judge said the hedge fund founders who were suing didn’t prove broken promises or negligent trading: Fidelity’s Charitable Arm Wins in Hedge-Fund Founders’ Lawsuit
- Bruce Hopkins NPLaw: Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, Feb. 26, prevailed in alleged “broken promises” case. Decision reinforces fact that SOs own and control gift property, despite advisory rights, and shows importance of DAF written materials. Case otherwise about contract breach, negligence, etc.
- Karl Mill: Speaking of which, I wrote this recently as an attempt to explain why charities should still take their tax exemption applications seriously, no matter how much the IRS tries not to supervise them. Tax-Exemption Applications – Why They Still Matter
- Gene: Reimagining a more inclusive safety net for arts workers re: Arts Workers in California report – @urbaninstitute @Hewlett_Found @CCI_ARTS
- Rob Reich: Glad to see @karaswisher asking hard questions about the evolution of @gofundme and other crowdfunding platforms. If Government Did Its Job We Might Not Need GoFundMe
Black Lives Matter:
The Senate filibuster has a racist past and present. End it so America can move forward. (Rashad Robinson, USA Today)
‘Payback’s A B****’ (Code Switch)