Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 1/26/18

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:

  • Hundreds of thousands of individuals participated in the Women’s March across the United States, protesting President Trump and his administration’s policies (Trump, however, mischaracterized the March as a celebration). NY Times
  • The federal government shutdown lasted only two full days before a majority of Senate Democrats relented based on a promise from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that the Senate would consider the status of “dreamers.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • National Council of Nonprofits: So…we know you LOVE checklists…Here’s one about the new federal tax law – How will your nonprofit be affected? We’re still waiting for final guidance from the IRS on some specifics but meanwhile this checklist may be useful
  • Bloomberg Economics: The tax cuts are a bad deal for charities, especially the ones that care for the needy, says @SMihm
  • Erin Bradrick: IRS just released the new Form 1024-A application for exemption for 501(c)(4)s this week (and a revised Form 1024): IRS
  • New York Times: A Trump donor who funds groups that question climate change does not belong on the American Museum of Natural History board, scientists say NYT
  • Alliance Magazine: #Newthisweek Sector bodies say regulation is handicapping philanthropy’s work in Europe, write @charleskeidan & Andrew Milner
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: ACLU screens original content at Sundance for the first time, shining light on the costly impact of imprisonment and trauma experienced by incarcerated people NPQ
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: GuideStar, the charity information site, scored a major victory as a federal court ruled it was in legal bounds to put a hate label on a nonprofit’s profile.
  • Melinda Gates: Women have spent the past year campaigning for change, calling out abuse, and reclaiming power. Our country needs more of this. And, to all the women reading this post, it needs more of you in government. #WomensMarch2018
  • Val Afshar: The top risks the world faces in the next 10 years #WEF18
  • Harvard Business Review: The social responsibility argument and the financial argument go hand in hand HBR

Themed Media Selection:

Oscar Nominations 2018: The Complete List (Variety)