Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – October 11, 2013


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Nobel peace prize being awarded today. Whether she wins or not, Malala is unforgettable. Have a listen to Sara Bareilles' Brave while perusing this week's tweets: on nonprofits, philanthropy, governance and social enterprises:

  • Philantopic: When Government Shuts Down, the Nonprofit Community Pays
  • Guidestar: IRS scrutiny of nonprofits – five risk areas you didn’t know you had
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: The conversation on looking at nonprofit overhead costs as investment rather than waste continues:  SSIR
  • Gene: Seeking Clarity on Fees at the Metropolitan Museum – NY Times | Just visited last week – recommended admission = rec'd donation?
  • Gene: Interactive IRS exemption application Form 1023 went live! Stay Exempt #StartingANonprofit
  • Emily Chan: Waiting on the IRS? The Shutdown Isn’t Helping – Recommendations for orgs with pending or future IRS filings
  • Ellis Carter: Hurry up and Wait – Expediting Applications for Exemption:
  • Gene: An Executive Director’s Guide to Financial Leadership – NP Quarterly 
  • Debra Beck: Revisiting 10 ways to assess nonprofit board performance
  • Ellis Carter: Top 10 Tips To Avoiding Bedlam In The Boardroom
  • Melissa Mikesell: Building a new advocacy coalition? Check out 6 pitfalls to avoid in building new coalitions/alliances from Taj James
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: How powerful civic orgs like the @NRA and @AARP build membership, make $, and sway public policy:
  • Jed Emerson: "Doing well by doing good: A leader’s guide | McKinsey & Company"
  • Carrie Garber-Siegrist: Tahk: Crossing the Tax Code's For-Profit/Nonprofit Border
  • Philantopic: The Brave New World of Good
  • Lucy Bernholz: Good (and not so good) thoughts on Smith's excellent Brave New World
  • NGOsource: Impact Investing: From Margin to Mainstream | @SSIReview