Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – March 8, 2013



This week saw the end of TED 2013, the last one in Long Beach. Next year, TED moves to my hometown of Vancouver! Chill to Vancouver resident Sarah McLachlan's beautiful Angel while perusing some of my favorite tweets:

  • Rob Reich: Q: What is a charitable purpose? A: I know it when I see it. Excellent p2173 on charity, pornography & the press. Philanthropy [Ed. also check out Michele's post on charitable within the meaning of 501(c)(3)]
  • Nonprofit Law News: Detecting and Preventing Fraud and Embezzlement
  • Emily: Significant changes to Form 990, Form 990-EZ, schedules and instructions for tax year 2012.
  • Good Counsel Book: Lawyers As Nonprofit Directors – Maximizing Opportunities, Mitigating Risks | Not For Profit/Exempt.
  • Center for Effective Philanthropy: Tips for recruiting and engaging board members
  • Debra Beck: 10 functional/dysfunctional member types: New post highlights research on boardroom dynamics
  • Bridgespan Group: Collaboration, Due Diligence, and Measurement: Three Lessons on Philanthropy from the Ford Foundation's Darren Walker
  • Gene: Overview of tax laws affecting nonprofit 501(c)(3) newspapers – Council on Foundations pp 22-
  • Cynthia Choi: Check out Rosenberg Foundation’s 2nd Justice in California, featuring powerful essays from 17 visionaries! Now online
  • Eugene Cho: Ideas don't change the world. Rather, people who faithfully & tenaciously pursue & implement their ideas change the world. Be that person.
  • Gene: 2013 TED Prize Winner Sugata Mitra – School in the Cloud |