Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/1/16

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I’m in Washington DC this week and had the great pleasure of seeing the cherry blossoms and attending a reception held by the National Council of Nonprofits before its big Confab. Have a listen to Andra Day‘s Rise Up (yesterday was Cesar Chavez Day) while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week:

  • Gene: IRS processed 787,339 exempt org returns in 2014 & examined 6,392 exempt org & related taxable returns in FY 2015 IRS 2015 Data Book
  • Stacy Palmer: Fewer Groups Got Charity Status in 2015, but Numbers Still High by @AlexDanielsCOP
  • Ray Madoff: Opinion: Now or Forever: Rethinking Foundation Life Spans via Philanthropy
  • Town & Country: The name game: An inside look at the politics of donations:
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: 7 pitfalls to avoid when building a diverse nonprofit staff
  • CalNonprofits: Thank you to all who’ve called Assemblymember Jim Frazier urging him to withdraw AB 2855, a bad bill for nonprofits.
  • Bridgespan Group: The key to becoming effective for #nonprofits: invest in #management capabilities. Read more
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: The 3rd article in @ynpn & NPQ’s #EDISeries evaluates funding for #socialjustice movements. NPQ
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: A “blended capital” approach is encouraging both #foundations and venture capital investors to fund #edtech
  • Mashable: 8 ways to meaningfully support social justice movements
  • Jed Emerson: “Impact Investments: Why Short-sightedness Scuttles Opportunity – Knowledge@Wharton” ( )
  • Pew Research Center: 10 demographic trends that are shaping the U.S. and the world
  • UCLA Labor Center: The CA legislature has just voted and approved the $15 mimimum wage increase!