Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – January 18, 2013


Chichen Itza - 4
This week marked my first visit to Chichen Itza –  a fascinating place with a rich and mysterious history – and Cancun, where I attended the wedding of some good friends. Listen to IZ and Somewhere Over the Rainbow (a staple wedding song) while perusing these tweets of the week:

  • Jeanne Bell: Our new national report on challenges to fundraising success. Big idea: you can't hire your way out of this:
  • Caroline Preston: Half of fundraisers in top job would like to quit – Chronicle of Philanthropy [Ed. citing the CompassPoint report referenced by Jeanne]
  • Rick Cohen: My retrospective on the lessons of Sarbanes-Oxley for nonprofits on its 10th birthday
  • CompassPoint: The election's impact on nonprofit world in California from Cal Nonprofits
  • Stephanie Strom: Treasury IG finds that some $3.8B in possibly erroneous claims for noncash charitable gifts, costing taxpayers $1B
  • Gene: Overvaluing noncash donations to the tune of $250 million – Forbes
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: Price of Board Inaction: $5.5-Million for One Charity
  • TCC Group: Gender performance and pay inequality in the #nonprofit sector. See the infographic.
  • Ellis Carter: CharityLawyer's most popular posts in 2012:
  • Harvard Business Review: Social Impact Investing Will Be the New Venture Capital
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: What’s the best way to make a difference? Here’s a list of things to keep in mind as you run your social enterprise.