Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – February 10, 2012

You can listen to Emily and me on Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio today (1:00 pm ET; 10:00 am PT) continuing our discussion of board oversight basics.

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

  • Pro Publica: Komen gave three different explanations for its decision to defund Planned Parenthood. We explore the details:
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: What else don’t we know about Susan G. Komen for the Cure?
  • On Giving: Komen for the Cure is not the first charitable organization to have PR trouble -
  • Emily: NLRB issues new report on social media cases - | My recent Nonprofit Quarterly article on Facebook firings - [Ed. – We'll have a blog post on the new report in the near future.]
  • Emily: Nonprofits lose 13% of donations 2 fraud. – Embezzlement Happens. It's What Charities Do Next That Matters @Philanthropy -
  • Emily: Strategic Volunteer Engagement – understand complexities & max advntgs @RGK_Center -
  • Gene: Why very careful selection of a fiscal sponsor is so important | Groups Say Donations Disappeared with Fiscal Sponsor -
  • Emily: NH Senate bill requires nonprofit board members attend training w/ focus on fiscal mgmt & ethics via Nonprofit Quarterly –
  • Gene: Is it time for you to step off the board? Lucy Marcus' recent article - seems timely in the nonprofit sector.
  • NPTech Blogs: Inconvenient Truths About Committees -
  • C. Garber Siegrist: Investing for Impact: How social entrepreneurship is redefining the meaning of return -
  • Jessamyn Lau: Reading great summary report on measuring impact. Thanks for making so much of your research public Gates Foundation:
  • Adin Miller: Oh! This should be a good read – @SocialFinanceUS releases white paper on social impact bonds –

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