Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/9/18

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:

  • SpaceX successfully launched the world’s most powerful rocket, Falcon Heavy, into space on its way to orbit the Sun. Washington Post
  • House Rep. Nancy Pelosi held the House floor for over 8 hours advocating for young undocumented immigrants (‘Dreamers’) and asking Speaker Paul Ryan to commit to an open debate in the House on immigration legislation. NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Washington Post: Opinion: Trump vowed to destroy the Johnson Amendment. Thankfully, he has failed.  [Ed. But, as the opinion notes: “Trump will return to the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, and he may take the opportunity to double down on his fight against the Johnson Amendment.”]
  • Eve Borenstein: rev proc 2018-15 undoes 50 y.o. IRS position for nonprofits who never incorporated: keep your EIN and exemption ruling when entity becomes corp!
  • Gene: Federal Income Tax Treatment of Charitable Contributions Entitling Donor to a State Tax Credit – Full Deduction Rule
  • National Council of Nonprofits: New FASB rules for nonprofits – what you need to know
  • Independent Sector: If you’re looking for free resources to help you review your governance & operations practices, check out our Principles Resource Center.
  • Alan Cantor: Is philanthropy becoming the province of the very wealthy? Uh-huh, according to my latest article in @philanthrodaily.
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Trending in Philanthropy – It’s All About the Relationship: How Nonprofits Can Better Engage Next Gen Donors NPQ
  • Foundation Center, SF – Newsmaker: @fredgblackwell , CEO, @TSFF on #racial and economic #equity in the Bay Area via @pndblog
  • Perlman & Perlman: US Affiliates of Foreign NGOs – A Primer
  • Ed Yong: This isn’t going to be a problem unless we live in a world where infectious diseases arise regularly, and cross borders easily, and wait, hang on The Atlantic

Themed Media Selection:

Jimmy Fallon Tells Trump the Times Are a-Changin’ (YouTube)