Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 10/26/18

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:

  • Federal authorities made an arrest on Friday in connection with the nationwide bombing campaign against outspoken critics of President Trump, a significant breakthrough in a case that has gripped the country in the days leading up to the midterm elections.” NY Times
  • The Trump administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth, the most drastic move yet in a governmentwide effort to roll back recognition and protections of transgender people under federal civil rights law.” NY Times
  • “CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed President Trump on Thursday about her trip this week to Turkey, where she listened to audio purportedly capturing the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, as Saudi Arabia appeared to acknowledge that its agents had murdered the dissident Saudi journalist in a “premeditated” operation.” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • FTC: Crowdfunding sites often have little control over who uses them and how donations are spent. Research any charity before you give. Read more: #CharityFraudOut [Ed. This week was International Charity Fraud Awareness Week.]
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: How our sector can and should fundamentally transform the nonprofit employment contract: NPQ
  • Charity Commission: Do you talk about fraud? Here are 10 questions all #charity trustees and managers should ask #CharityFraudOut [graphic available at]
  • AG Xavier Becerra: Charities provide important services in CA. However, actions by the unscrupulous undermine support for nonprofits. I encourage anyone who has been the victim of a charitable giving scam to file a complaint at … or call 800-952-5225 #CharityFraudOut.
  • CalNonprofits: California nonprofits: Have questions about your filing requirements with the California Attorney General’s office? Get answers during their live webinar next Tuesday at 10AM->
  • SOCAP Markets: Welcome to #SOCAP18 ! To get things started, check out our “Daily Highlights” blog for featured content you won’t want to miss. [Ed. SOCAP, an international conference activating the capital markets to drive positive social and environmental impact, took place in San Francisco this week.]
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: Donor-advised funds currently hold over $85 billion in charitable assets waiting to be unlocked. How can those funds be channeled into impact investments that help address the #SDGs? #SOCAP18 #impinv
  • Lloyd Mayer: Local Regulation of Charitable Solicitation in the US’s Largest Cities Nonprofit Law Prof Blog  commentary by @JosephWMead
  • Sharon Stapel, NPCC: This important report on #DEI in nonprofit #Boards contributes to the #nonprofit community’s commitment to #equity – and the work that we have to do. Congrats to @npccny_kmgr Constance Ferber and @NYCService for all of their great work.
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Oh look! A tax cut for the rich masquerading as funding for neighborhood revitalization: Billionaires Target “Opportunity Zones”—But Whose Opportunity Are They?

Themed Media Selection:

The week in 29 photos (CNN)