Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 7/7/17

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Notable Events of the Week:

  • President Trump warned China “that the United States is prepared to act on its own in pressuring the nuclear-armed government in Pyongyang” following North Korea’s latest test launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile. NY Times
  • President Trump is attending the G-20 summit meeting, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin today. Reuters

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • The Atlantic: Charitable giving is only a small part of what foundations do with their money, @mthomps writes Atlantic
  • Guidestar: #Foundations- check out our FREE white paper: A Guide to Good Practices in Foundation Operations:
  • Stacy Palmer: Vikki Spruill responds to David Callahan’s NYT oped in a letter to the editor NYT
  • Kris Putnam-Walkerly: 10 mistakes new foundation boards make, and how to avoid them @familygiving #philanthropy
  • Washington Post: Perspective: What if philanthropy isn’t the best way for rich people to help others?
  • Benjamin Soskis: Some more thoughts on democratization of philanthropy spurred by @GivingUSA 2017 report. Don’t forget abt power. Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • NCRP: @NCRP president & CEO Aaron Dorfman warns about the consequences of repealing the estate tax in the @nytimes: NYT
  • Stanford Social Innovation ReviewUnexpected #collaboration—nonprofit x pharmaceutical company, business school, prison inmates—is working @ppanepento 
  • For Purpose Law: Charity Board Term Limits: What’s the Best Practice?
  • Rolling Stone: This is Trump’s first July 4th as president, and the rest of us need to decide how to love America Rolling Stone

Themed Media Selection:

The Trump CNN meme, #CNNblackmail, and the nebulous “Trump Internet” (Washington Post)