Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – September 16, 2011

I look forward to presenting to the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the Business Law Section at the State Bar of California Annual Meeting on Saturday. Then, off to the Classy Awards, the largest philanthropic awards ceremony in the country, recognizing the most outstanding philanthropic achievements by charities, businesses and individuals nationwide.  


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

  • GTak: MUST READ for nonprofits! Laws & Regulations for Online – from @npadvocacy – #socialmedia
  • emilychan: A Survey of Social Media Issues Before the NLRB (Aug 2011) | Plus recent "Facebook firing" ruling
  • nonprofitatty: Obama Administration proposes limiting charitable contribution deductions again – this time in the jobs bill…
  • npquarterly: Should nonprofits be worried about Obama's cap on itemized deductions?
  • Philanthropy: Opinion: Hershey School Scandal Underscores Need for Nonprofit Regulation
  • npquarterly: Being a "tax-exempt" organization doesn't necessarily mean that your nonprofit pays zero tax
  • SocialEntAssoc: 5 trends shaping the NGO sector, what will they mean for business and NGO engagement? 
  • charitylawyer: At Last – IRS Issues Guidance on Employer Provided Cell Phones:
  • JRandomF: Nonprofit, For-profit, or Something in Between? My new Stanford Social Innovation Review blog post
  • plamb: A funder's perspective on making social enterprise work 
  • Kevindoylejones: [Impact investments] will need to brand themselves; there are too many dollars chasing too few good deals.
  • GTak: Flexible purpose corporation – SB 201 – legislative history – 9/9/11 – enrolled & presented to Governor… 

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