Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/7/19

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 government report on Friday showed a sharp decline in the pace of hiring, adding to concern that the economy is slowing.” NY Times
  • “Defiant Republican senators warned Trump administration officials Tuesday they were prepared to block the president’s effort to impose tariffs on Mexican imports, threatening to assemble a veto-proof majority to mount their most direct confrontation with the president since he took office.” Washington Post
  • “The Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s top Democrat and a close congressional ally of President Trump are teaming up to try to block 22 arms deals largely benefiting Saudi Arabia, a move that seeks to quash the administration’s attempt to use emergency powers to circumvent congressional objections.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Charitable Reform: #SectorScoop Today @IndSector and @IUPhilanthropy released an analysis of five charitable giving incentives that policymakers could consider to drive more $$ and donors to the charitable sector. Check out the results here
  • Philantopic: Tax Law Could Reduce Giving by $19 Billion Annually, Study Finds @IndSector @IUPhilanthropy #nonprofits #philanthropy #publicaffairs
  • Pro Publica: New: Search the full text of nearly 3 million nonprofit IRS filings, including investments and grants given to other nonprofits. Pro Publica
  • Stacy Palmer: Important legal challenge as donors accuse @FidelityChrtbl of mismanaging funds that were supposed to go to charities
  • Benjamin Soskis: Fascinating nugget in this @marcGunther piece on the Giving Pledge. Apparently, Gates’ original ideal for GP involved signors’ committing to “Give Now” and “Give to Inequities,” but Buffett reportedly resisted. Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Wired: “The philanthropic road is littered with the carcasses of those who thought that “disrupting” poverty would be as simple as disrupting the taxi industry or that “transforming” education would be as easy as giving every student access to some new app.”
  • Nonprofit Times: #California @AGBecerra filed another #GIK lawsuit, alleging the charity Aid for Starving Children overvalued donated Rx by millions – #nonprofit #fundraising #philanthropy
  • Vu Le: “In the darkest of times, our sector is often the lantern. But are falling behind. We must think differently, act differently, evaluate differently, fund differently.” Nonprofit AF
  • La Piana Consulting: What happens AFTER a #nonprofit #merger? Well, that’s all up to you…and how well you’ve planned for a successful integration. via @SSIReview @DavidLaPiana
  • Lucy Bernholz: AI experts draft algorithmic bill of rights to protect us from Big Tech – Vox 10 things we should all demand from Big Tech right now

Themed Media Selection:

House Judiciary Committee launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe of big tech (CNN)