Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/27/18

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 D.C. federal judge has delivered the toughest blow yet to Trump administration efforts to end deportation protections for young undocumented immigrants, ordering the government to continue the Obama-era program and — for the first time since announcing it would end — reopen it to new applicants.” Washington Post
  • “The leaders of North and South Korea agreed on Friday to work to remove all nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula and, within the year, pursue talks with the United States to declare an official end to the Korean War, which ravaged the peninsula from 1950 to 1953.” NY Times
  • “Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, began the first of two appearances before congressional panels on Thursday, in what is expected to be a daylong grilling over recent allegations of ethical infractions and lavish spending.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • National Council of Nonprofits: Our own @buildnpcapacity and @DavidLThompson6 visited with @USTreasury, along with @ASAEcenter and others, earlier today to share #nonprofits’ concerns around provisions of the new tax law affecting UBIT and employee fringe benefits. Read our comments:
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: Silicon Valley Foundation CEO Emmett Carson Placed on Leave
  • Bridgespan Group: Only 30% of #nonprofit #leadership jobs are filled by internal promotion, 1/2 that of for-profits. Too many CEOs and boards are missing their homegrown leaders:
  • Rick Moyers: Agree with @KateSBarr that boards need to get better at spotting red flags. And re: financials, boards need the ability to distinguish between alarming and apocalyptic.
  • Philantopic: #Philanthropy Is Booming, But Foundations Mostly Isolated, Study Finds
  • Steve Zimmerman: People used to know about an organization 10 to 15 years before making their first gift? Wow – – Study: Generations Are Changing And So Should Fundraising – The NonProfit Times:
  • Erin Bradrick: New election reforms are an opportunity for nonprofits to engage with voting: CalNonprofits
  • Jenny Chandler: New data security rules land in the EU next month & US nonprofits raising money in the EU may be impacted Meanwhile how aware are US #nonprofits about cyber security in general? Data needed Thanks for taking this short survey.
  • For Purpose Law Group: Exempt Organizations: What’s New From the IRS
  • World Economic Forum: Going beyond the Blockchain hype. Read our new white paper:

Themed Media Selection:

Trump Celebrates Melania’s Birthday by Ranting to “Fox & Friends” (The Daily Show)