Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/2/18

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:

  • President Trump delivered the State of the Union on Tuesday with a more conciliatory tone but continuing false and/or misleading claims. Washington Post
  • There’s a great deal of controversy over the Republican’s plan to publicly release a biased secret memo about the Russia investigation written by Republican congressional aides that could “prompt the resignation of the F.B.I. director, Christopher A. Wray, and lead to another crisis for the administration.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Alliance for Justice: A great look at how 501(c)(3)s can advocate around the #StateoftheUnion from @AFJBeBold! #SOTU #BeBold Bolder Advocacy
  • Gene: New IRS Procedures Will Impact Nonprofits Lexology
  • Independent Sector: If you’ve heard about the SALT deduction, but are unsure what it means, check out Allison Grayson’s explanation, including how it may impact charities in the future. Independent Sector
  • Alliance for Charitable Reform: California Senate Bill 227, a work-around to the Tax Cut and Jobs Act’s SALT cap, passed the Senate yesterday @katymurphy reports via @RecordBee. It will head to the State Assembly, which will also need to pass legislation that creates the state “charity” Sacramento Bee
  • Emily Chan: IRS Releases Updated Form 990-EZ – includes new pop-up information to help exempt organizations avoid common mistakes and file more accurate returns – IRS  #exemptorganizations #form990 #nonprofits
  • Adler ColvinNew Tax Laws Expected to Affect Charitable Giving by Matt Clausen  #TaxReform #charitablegiving #charities
  • Adler Colvin: New post on #Nonprofit Law Matters: When, How Much, and What to Tell the Donor? Determining the Date of a Charitable Gift by Erik Dryburgh and Matt Clausen  #charitablegiftplanning #charitablegiving
  • Gene: Trust in Charities and Other Institutions Has Declined, Says a Report … but nonprofits scored highest among institutions and were believed to be most likely to lead the country to a better future Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)
  • Independent Sector: New report by @GuideStarUSA, @OliverWyman, & @SeaChangeCap has found that about half of U.S. #nonprofits are at financial risk. Check out the full report on the financial health of our sector.
  • Bill Gross: Three great reflections on #Davos by Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer at Accenture. 1. Focus on Applied Intelligence; 2. Investing in People; 3. Innovation with Purpose

Themed Media Selection:

Kendrick Lamar Knew America Was Listening to Him at the Grammys (Esquire) – “The only thing more frightening than watching a black man be honest in America is being an honest black man in America.”