Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – August 9, 2013


ABA Annual Meeting

The 2013 American Bar Association Annual Meeting is in San Francisco, and I'll be speaking to a group of law students on careers and passion.

I'll also be on Nonprofit Radio today at 10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET picking up my discussion with Tony about nonprofit board issues. Have a listen to the program here or at your convenience on iTunes while perusing our tweets of the week:

  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: Have nonprofits stopped caring about the plight of the poor? Opinion
  • Center for Effective Philanthropy: Peter Buffett Is Right to Call for Philanthropic Change - Phil Buchanan writing for Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Independent Sector: Get info on lobbying guidelines for nonprofits AND foundations (yes they are different) here
  • Emily Chan: Nonprofits Found to Have Marked Impact on Who Votes via Nonprofit Quarterly | See Nonprofit VOTE report
  • Ellis Carter: Nonprofit Law Jargon Buster – Voting Members vs. Self-Perpetuating Boards
  • Emily Chan: Five Things Your Board Can Do to Lead with Accountability and Transparency via Guidestar Boardsource 
  • Guidestar: Nonprofits! We want to know your most pressing legal concerns/uncertainties. Give us 5 mins to answer 5 questions: 
  • Michelle Baker: Record 17 Companies Register as Delaware’s First Benefit Corporations –
  • Gene: "Bet on good people doing good things" – Jeff Skoll on Social Entrepreneurship TED 
  • Melinda Gates: Women’s empowerment isn't a side issue. "It’s the best leverage we have to fight social ills." NY Times via Nicholas Kristof