Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – December 6, 2013

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Memorable events of the past week: Giving Tuesday, TEDWomen, and, sadly, the passing of Nelson Mandela. Have a listen to U2's Ordinary Love (from the movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom) while perusing this week's tweets: on nonprofits, philanthropy, governance and social enterprises:

  • The White House: President Obama on Nelson Mandela: "A man who took history in his hands, and bent the arc of the moral universe toward justice."
  • HuffPost Impact: The inspiring words of Nelson Mandela that we will never forget 
  • Lucy Bernholz: Predictions 2014! Stanford Social Innovation Review  … excerpted from the #blueprint14 
  • GivingTuesday: #GivingTuesday Results – Giving Increases 162% Over Last Year! 
  • Rob Reich: From the White House to your house: opening the giving season with #GivingTuesday. 
  • Independent Sector: Get more information on why #GivingTuesday is so important to the sector: 
  • Gene: Nonprofit-Government Contracts and Grants: Findings from the 2013 National Survey 
  • Council of Nonprofits: How can #nonprofits and governments work together to solve contracting issues? Here are 12 ways: 
  • Gene: Starting a nonprofit? IRS Form 1023 updated in December 2013 - no notice or revised instructions yet
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Exit agreements with a nonprofit executive is a great tool that can bring clarity to leadership transition 
  • Gene: California nonprofits – please complete Economic and Social Impact Study of California's Nonprofit Sector – CaliforniaNonprofitSurvey
  • TEDWomen: A troupe of Rwandan drummers, odes to grandmas and laughing at cerebral palsy: A recap of #TEDWomen 2013, Session 3 
  • John Lewis: 58 years ago today, Rosa Parks stood up by sitting down. She was a quiet, poised, beautiful, young woman who simply had enough.