Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – October 18, 2013


Work Chimp

The big news this week was the end of the government shutdown. Back to business (at least for a few months). Have a listen to Todd Rundgren's Bang the Drum All Day (I Don't Want to Work) while perusing this week's tweets: on nonprofits, philanthropy, governance and social enterprises:

  • Gene: Philanthropy Must Help Heal the Breakdown in Democracy – Chronicle of Philanthropy because gov't [has supplemented the economy as] America's biggest problem NYT Blog 
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Urban Institute analysis shows nonprofits are losing donors at a relatively fast rate
  • Guidestar USA: Trust, But Verify: Why Volunteer Screening is So Important
  • La Piana Consulting: Nonprofit Partnership: Are You Ready? | On Our Blog 
  • Nonprofit Law News: Combinations and Alliances among Nonprofit Organizations | by Venable LLP
  • AFJ Bolder Advocacy: What Do Nonprofits Want To Become Stronger Public Policy Advocates? Report by Sue Hoechstetter
  • Craig Newmark: Hey, I'm a fan of tech for social good. Recently, I invested in Great Nonprofits to create a Yelp for nonprofits:
  • Gene: Expanding the Boundaries of Philanthropy through Giving Circles – Effective Philanthropy 
  • Bridgespan Group: For those listening to Adaptive Philanthropy webinar, Susan's blog series on the topic is here:
  • Alice Korngold: A cautionary tale: The demise of the NYC Opera, & the board's role: NY Times 
  • Ellis Carter: Blast from the Past – our most popular blog post ever – Top 10 Nonprofit Governance Mistakes
  • Nonprofit Law News: The 15 Most Common Nonprofit Bylaw Pitfalls: How to Avoid the Traps | by Venable LLP
  • Gene: Lawyers Hosting Event For Judges Does Not Count As Charity – Chicago Tribune 
  • Michelle Baker: The 5 P's of Social Entrepreneurship —