Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – August 24, 2012


Here are some of my favorite posts of the week in the areas of nonprofit organizations, corporate governance, philanthropy, and social enterprises:

  • Rob Reich: Essential article from Pro Publica on corruption of social welfare orgs: how nonprofits spend millions on elections. 
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Has fear of offending donors shifted the NGO focus away from poverty’s political causes? NPQ
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: New research identifies some of the factors that make nonprofit mergers work.
  • AFJ Bolder Advocacy: Nonprofit? Interested in lobbying? A treasure trove of resources
  • BoardSource: Our thoughts on lifetime trustees:
  • Marc Lane: Will crowdfunding ignite investing for profits and purpose? Forbes
  • C. Garber Siegrist: Social Impact Bonds: Being good pays | The Economist
  • Gene: Don’t Confuse Philanthropy with CSR When Debating the Social Responsibility of Business – Triple Pundit
  • Economist: Chade-Meng Tan talked to the Economist about the early days of Google and the challenge of inner calm [Ed. We're fortunate to be involved in the formation of SIYLI!]
  • Gene: Chinese turn to microblogs for donations instead of government charities WashPost

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