Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/24/16

United Kingdom and European union flags combined for the 2016 referendum - crowd of people walking on Millenium Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral in the bckground

The past week was marked by yesterday’s Brexit (the UK’s vote to leave the European Union) and the sit-in by House Democrats protesting the House’s failure to pass legislation addressing gun violence. Have a listen to House Democrats singing We Shall Overcome while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week:

  • CalNonprofits: Historic UK “Brexit” Vote Raises Countless Issues for Nonprofits, Civil Society NPQ … via @JamesMSchaffer
  • Bob Ottenhoff: Orlando says $7M collected after nightclub shooting to be given to family members & survivors instead of nonprofits NY Times [Ed. Lucy Bernholz also noted the trend: “Donors chipping away at NPOs from top (Chan Zuckerberg) + bottom $7m Donations Go Directly to Orlando Kin”.]
  • Gene: State Attorneys General Urge Caution When Donating in Response to Orlando Massacre with UPDATE #crowdfunding
  • Phlantopic: Millennials & the Presidential Election Cycle: Does Cause Engagement Change in an Election Year?  @derrickfeldmann
  • NPR: Doctors Without Borders Rejects EU Funds Over Migrant Policies
  • Gene: Listening to @EugeneSteuerle re: charitable deduction floor & deduction for non-itemizers – see Urban Institute
  • Gene: Listening to Roger Colinvaux re: critical need for uniform disclosure rules for all tax categories – campaign giving Tax Policy Center
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: #IRS’s ACT has released its 2016 report, and the news is not good for either #nonprofits or the IRS itself. NPQ
  • Nonprofit Law News: IRS Issues Regulations Affecting Compensation Arrangements at Tax-Exempt… | by @McDermottLaw #nonprofit #law
  • Theresa Fay-Bustillos: New article–growth of donor advised funds by financial firms while donations are down could be linked. #nonprofit