Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/15/16

World Planet Community

The past week was marked by the Council on Foundations Annual Conference and Skoll World Forum. Sing along to Monty Python’s Always Look on the Bright Side of Life while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week:

  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Lessons to take away from a very dangerous bill opposed by @CalNonprofits: [Ed. Our senior counsel Erin Bradrick wrote the article and contributed to stopping the bill.]
  • National Council of Nonprofits: In @Philanthropy: Stop the Spread of State Laws That Trample on #Nonprofit Rights Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • CalNonprofits: Our advocacy is working…but “the warning label bill” #AB2855 is still dangerous. Here’s the latest
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: The #PanamaPapers demonstrate why charities need to be vigilant in protecting their names and brand
  • Gene: Why The Next Gen Don’t Want To Play ‘Family Philanthropy’ Forbes
  • For Purpose Law: 4 Ways To Ensure Necessary Conflict On Your Board  … via @jfmueller
  • CompassPoint: 10 board chair practices that are practical, replicable, and inspiring.:
  • Gene: New “Bright Spots” Report a Goldmine for Nonprofits about Successful Fundraising at the Grassroots NPQ @JeanneBellCP
  • Philanthropy: 11 questions to consider when choosing a crowdfunding platform
  • Morgan Clendaniel: Yale spends more on fund managers than on students, but it’s enormous hedge fund goes untaxed. This is insane: Fast Co. [Ed. Important to be aware of the debate on large endowments.]
  • Fast Co. Exist: Full gender equality would add $4.3 trillion to the U.S. economy [Ed. Based on a new report from McKinsey, The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in the United States.]
  • Ashoka: To tackle the world’s most pressing problems we need empowered communities @SkollFoundation #AshokaAtSkoll #skollwf