Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 10/5/18

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:

  • “The president has long sold himself as a self-made billionaire, but a Times investigation found that he received at least $413 million in today’s dollars from his father’s real estate empire, much of it through tax dodges in the 1990s.” NY Times
  • The Senate advanced Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination in a key procedural vote Friday morning, putting him one step closer to confirmation and ending a deeply partisan and rancorous fight that has resonated well beyond Washington.” Washington Post
  • “Sen. Jeff Flake told MSNBC today that he will vote yes on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, unless something “big” were to happen.” CNN

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Carol Bradford: We’ve had several nonprofit partners ask about lobbying and the confirmation of Supreme Court Justices. Thanks to @AFJBeBold for this info. Confirmation of Supreme Court Justices: What Your Nonprofit Needs To Know
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Trending in Philanthropy: A Burning Platform for a Universal Charitable Deduction
  • National Association of State Charity Officials: Single Portal registration is now live. Charities can now register in Georgia & Connecticut. Link at More states are coming. [Ed. First ever tweet from NASCO. #FollowFriday State charities regulators, please send your releases to NASCO so we can spread the word.]
  • Philantopic 2018 MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ Recipients Announced @macfound #arts #science #socialjustice
  • Rick Moyers: As I conclude my tenure as chair of @BoardSource this week, happy to collaborate with @AnneWallestad to share the new organizational values we adopted earlier this year. And to say that values should mean more than Successories posters.
  • Amy Costello: Thanks to @AnandWrites for joining me for this important conversation. Tiny Spark (NPQ)
  • NPR: California will be the first state to require publicly traded companies to have at least one woman on their board of directors. NPR
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: 10 reasons for not having women on your board: NPQ
  • Luz Vega-Marquis: How can grantmakers join their power with community power to create lasting, positive outcomes? My piece in the #PowerInPhilanthropy series @SSIReview @NCRP talks about how low-income families can build power to end poverty #PowerMovesEquity #philanthropy
  • Bernie Sanders: Congratulations to the 350,000 Amazon workers who will now receive $15 an hour. Thank you to the @fightfor15 movement which is sweeping the country. Today is not only enormously important for the workers, it could well be a shot heard around the world. Recode

Themed Media Selection:

Kavanaugh Hearing Cold Open – SNL (YouTube)