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. http://ow.ly/d67th
- AFJ Bolder Advocacy: Nonprofit? Interested in lobbying? A treasure trove of resources http://bit.ly/OUz7c1
- BoardSource: Our thoughts on lifetime trustees: https://rlm.ag/OzurK
- Marc Lane: Will crowdfunding ignite investing for profits and purpose? Forbes
- C. Garber Siegrist: Social Impact Bonds: Being good pays | The Economist http://econ.st/RZ8ULy
- 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 http://econ.st/NYya2s [Ed. We're fortunate to be involved in the formation of SIYLI!]
- Gene: Chinese turn to microblogs for donations instead of government charities WashPost
For more interesting tweets, follow me and Emily on Twitter.