Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/8/20

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:

  • “As President Trump presses for states to reopen their economies, his administration is privately projecting a steady rise in the number of coronavirus cases and deaths over the next several weeks. The daily death toll will reach about 3,000 on June 1, according to an internal document obtained by The New York Times, nearly double the current number of about 1,750.” NY Times
  • “A Georgia father and son were charged with murder and aggravated assault Thursday evening in the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery after a newly released video appearing to show the moments before his death intensified pressure on authorities to make the arrests.” Washington Post
  • “The Justice Department moved Thursday to drop charges against former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his Russian contacts during the presidential transition.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • La Piana Consulting: We expanded and repeated our survey of the impact of COVID-19. The results of the April survey confirmed that the damage we reported a month earlier was enduring, and the future at best uncertain. #covidchangeseverything
  • Stacy Palmer: If you didn’t have a chance to join our forum on boards, you’ll find this summary helpful thanks to our terrific expert guests @KateSBarr @AnneWallestad via Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Cheryl Dorsey: I’m grateful & excited for @echoinggreen’s partnership with @BridgespanGroup. We’re presenting the many challenges philanthropic leaders of color face in pursuit of funding. These disparities leave precious impact on the table. Story via @nytimes In Philanthropy, Race Is Still a Factor in Who Gets What, Study Shows
  • BoardSource: NEW BLOG! This piece provides questions your board should be asking about equity during this pandemic, as well as resources to increase your understanding of the systemic issues causing the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color It’s Time to Talk About…What  Board Commitment to Equity Looks Like in This Moment
  • Gene: Expenses paid with a forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loan under the #CARESAct are not deductible IRS #PPPloan
  • Kathy Reich: Great new resources from @annmei on how nonprofits can keep innovating during this challenging time Beyond Survival: Five Keys to Unlock Social Innovation Amid the COVID-19 Crisis
  • Cynthia Gibson: No excuses: @npquarterly argues that #nonprofits/boards that aren’t engaging in policy #advocacy right now are are disregarding their fiduciary responsibility NPQ #philanthropy @NatlCouncilNPs
  • EFF: Now, ICANN must begin a competitive, transparent process to identify a trustworthy and willing steward for the .ORG domain. Victory! ICANN Rejects .ORG Sale to Private Equity Firm Ethos Capital
  • Philantopic: The Jobs Numbers Will Be Terrible. Here’s How to Interpret Them. @nytimes #coronavirus #COVID19
  • Lucy Bernholz: Impacts that might change the world in the coming years The world remade by COVID-19

Media Selection:

Mourning in America