Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/12/18

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week.

Notable Events of the Week:

  • Sen. Diane Feinstein released the transcript of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn R. Simpson’s interview with the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is related to a dossier of memos “alleging that the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin — a claim the president has repeatedly denied.” Washington Post
  • A federal judge ordered the Trump administration to “’maintain the DACA program on a nationwide basis’ as the legal challenge to the president’s decision goes forward.” NY Times
  • President Trump reportedly asked “why he should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” rather than people from places like Norway” during discussions on protections for immigrants from Haiti and African countries. NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Elizabeth Bluestein: Nonprofits: tax law changes at your state/ local level may be around for 10+ years. If you are silent now, the effects may be felt for a long time. Speak up now on behalf of the clients/communities you serve. #NowWhatNPs @NatlCouncilNPs
  • National Council of Nonprofits: Insightful prediction from @GTak: change to the standard deduction from #taxreform may lead to the creation of more 501(c)(4) organizations – and what that could mean for 501(c)(3) charitable #nonprofits LinkedIn [Ed. Thanks to the Council for referring to my post, which more broadly predicts a rise of resources going to existing as well as new 501(c)(4) organizations.]
  • Lucy Bernholz: Philanthropy Forecast, 2018: Trends and Issues To Watch — Inside Philanthropy  …. David will join us for #Prediction-Palooza on Jan 11 also Digital Impact
  • Digital Impact: Round 2 prediction from @davidcallahanIP: The wealthy will continue to increase their dominance of civil society as their giving becomes an even greater share all of charitable donations. #predictapalooza #CivilSocietyForecast @InsidePhilanthr
  • Johnson Center for Philanthropy: We’ve identified 11 Trends for Philanthropy in 2018! Our predictions include: more support for #nonprofit #capacitybuilding, flourishing #communityphilanthropy, and asking better questions about data. #Predictapalooza
  • Sandra Feinsmith: Will California Bid To Substitute Charitable Contributions For State Taxes Work? – Forbes
  • Generosity: ‘Nonprofits need to rally quickly’ to stave off the worst effects of the new tax law: With the passage of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, nonprofits should be prepared to engage in policy advocacy, especially at the state and local level Generocity
  • Claire Axelrod: New Tax Law: How Worried Should Your Nonprofit Be? #strategymanagement #fundraising
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: With all this talk about #diversity, why are nonprofit boards still so white? NPQ
  • CBC Radio: Instead of lashing back or blocking the user who insulted her, @SarahKSilverman opted for a compassionate response. Sarah Silverman’s response to a Twitter troll is a master class in compassion (CBC)

Themed Media Selection:

Oprah Winfrey Receives Cecil B. de Mille Award at the 2018 Golden Globes (video)