Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 12/1/17

Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week.

Notable Events of the Week:

  • President Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I., which may provide further evidence he is cooperating with the the investigation by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, into Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election. NY Times
  • President Trump tweeted links to “videos from a fringe British ultranationalist group purportedly showing Muslims committing acts of violence, a move that was swiftly condemned by Britain’s prime minister as well as politicians across the spectrum.” NY Times
  • Matt Lauer, the popular co-host of the Today Show, “was fired by NBC News on Wednesday for what its chairman termed “inappropriate sexual behavior.”” Washington Post

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • National Council of Nonprofits: The @NatlCouncilNPs stands with @COF_ @IndSector and #nonprofits across the country in calling on the Senate to vote NO on the #taxreform bill. Read the letter at and learn how you can take action at
  • Stacy Palmer: Important to see this from @raymadoff in NYTimes: Congress’s Assault on Charities
  • Rob Reich: Tax Bill repeal of the Johnson Amendment is a threat to the entire nonprofit sector NY Times
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: TRENDING: Star Trek & the Future of the Nonprofit Sector
  • Megan O’Neill: 1/ Mark Zuckerberg, speaking in NYC, just announced that Facebook is eliminating all transaction fees for donations made on #Facebook. #nonprofits #charities
  • Brian Gallagher: A few of my thoughts on the current trends in philanthropy on #GivingTuesday. Let’s continue to engage more people of all ages and backgrounds as advocates, volunteers and donors. H/T @philanthropy
  • Jeanne Bell: [Nonprofit Quarterly Editor in Chief] Ruth [McCambridge]: unless your org serves wealthy people (e.g. hospitals, arts), having wealthy board members doesn’t lead to more $. @npquarterly
  • The Atlantic: Why more philanthropists are giving before they die, by @helaineolen
  • ABA Tax Section: Tax Section Bulletin for 11/21: Comments Concerning Form 1024-A, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code:
  • David Callahan: Sorry to be the skunk at the Giving Tuesday after-party, but context about #philanthropy trends is important. “Are We Living in a Golden Age of Charitable Giving? Hardly” Inside Philanthropy

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