Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/24/20

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 House overwhelmingly passed a $484 billion spending package Thursday as the unemployment crisis deepened, a stark illustration of how policy makers continue trying to rescue an unraveling economy amid growing despair. … The legislation, approved 388-5, would restart a small-business loan program that was swamped by demand during the coronavirus pandemic and allocate more money for health-care providers and virus testing.” Washington Post
  • “Antibody Test, Seen as Key to Reopening Country, Does Not Yet Deliver … The tests, many made in China without F.D.A. approval, are often inaccurate. Some doctors are misusing them. The rollout is nowhere close to the demand.” NY Times
  • “Even as states move ahead with plans to reopen their economies, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday that a second wave of the novel coronavirus will be far more dire because it is likely to coincide with the start of flu season.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Are you ready for the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program? #PPPLoan
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: Nonprofit Crisis Management: A Checklist – outlines key areas to assess and steps to take to help your organization survive and be sustainable. Get started now. #NPCOVID19
  • Accounting Today: IRS and Treasury issue proposed regulations to offer guidance for tax-exempt organizations who are subject to the unrelated business income tax provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act about calculating it if they have more than one business. Accounting Today
  • BoardSource: Partnership in a Time of Pandemic: The CEO and the Board
  • Anne Wallestad: An invitation for foundation board reflection. My new blog on @CEPData. @GEOfunders @NCRP @HIPGive @unitedphilforum @familygiving @COF_ @IndSector @BoardSource Essential Questions for Foundation Boards in a Time of Crisis
  • Ellen Aprill: Important reminder from my friends LaVerne Woods and Jean Tom. Charities considering spending endowment must consider UPMIFA: Accessing Charitable Endowment Funds to Address Critical Needs During COVID-19
  • Teddy Schleifer: Scoop this AM in the world of big-money philanthropy: The Silicon Valley Community Foundation — the embattled adviser to many a tech billionaire — is asking clients to give up to 5% of their money to COVID. They’ve never done anything like this before. Vox
  • Harvard Business Review: Nonprofits: Keep reminding everyone about the ways in which your organization is unique, how you are working to repair the world, and why you need help now. How Nonprofit Leaders Can Keep Their Organizations Afloat
  • Wagenmaker & Oberly: Facing questions of whether to lay off employees? Or wondering if you will be laid off or furloughed? Wagenmaker & Oberly just posted an FAQ, diving into how the new CARES Act affects unemployment benefits for nonprofits and their workers: FAQs – COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits
  • John Kerry: 50 years later and tomorrow will be an Earth Day like I never could’ve imagined at age 26. My thoughts on the parallels between climate change and COVID-19: Boston Globe

Media Selection:

Trump asked if disinfectants could be injected to kill coronavirus inside the body. Doctors answered: ‘People will die.’ (Washington Post)