Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 3/25/16

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Yesterday, Compasspoint celebrated its 40th Anniversary at the Oakland Museum with over 250 of its friends and supporters. As a CompassPoint board member and long-time beneficiary of its trainings and publications, I strongly encourage others to check out the organization and its theory of change with a focus on “leaders, organizations, and movement networks committed to social justice.” Have a listen to Stevie Wonder’s Happy Birthday while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week:

  • Nonprofit Quarterly: The Queens Library scandal serves as a good reminder of the necessity of strong governance and appropriate oversight The Deposed “King” of Queens Library NPQ [Ed. This article was written by NEO Senior Counsel Erin Bradrick.]
  • Nonprofit Law: Report urges New York’s nonprofit board members to manage their organizations more effectively via @PoliticoNY [Ed. The FEGS collapse provides important lessons and implications for the broader nonprofit sector.]
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: The three processes of strategy, succession & governance are linked in ways that often create these dilemmas: NPQ
  • Haas, Jr. Fund: Article via @forbes #Philanthropy Takes A Stand In Social Movements, featuring @EvanWolfson
  • Philanthropy: Opinion: A decade in, Twitter is the real-time pulse of nonprofit advocacy
  • Nonprofit Issues: Do you consider it a conflict of interest for the executive director to also serve on the board? Nonprofit Issues
  • Foundation Center – SF: What are the risks and rewards of crowdfunding your #nonprofit? We’ve got the breakdown here —>
  • Gene: Great resource: Slide deck from @DWTLaw Nonprofits in the Digital Age – #crowdfunding Davis Wright Tremaine
  • Gene: Great resource: Slide deck from @DWTLaw A Privacy and Cybersecurity Primer for Nonprofits Davis Wright Tremaine
  • OpenIDEO: An intriguing perspective: how “Crowdfunding for the Public Good Is Evil” [Ed. The article explores the possibility of crowdfunding being used as an excuse not to deliver basic services.]