Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/6/15


I’m asked by various publications to provide background on general nonprofit legal issues – sometimes on stories involving celebrities, who may unfairly get top billing when they are only tangentially related to a charity in question. Have a listen to Lady Gaga‘s Paparazzi while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week:

  • Hollywood Reporter: Eva Longoria, Two “Philanthropreneurs” and the Dangers of Hollywood Charity: THR Investigates
  • Santa Barbara News: Cynder Sinclair: New Laws for Nonprofits in 2015 You Should Know About
  • Rick Cohen: President Obama’s Proposed 2016 Federal Budget: What Nonprofits Should Know – @COF_ @IndSector @NatlCouncilNPs NPQ
  • CalNonprofits: Tell the IRS how it can improve Form 990-take this survey & make a difference for our sector!
  • Independent Sector: MUST READ: New Blog frm IS Board Chair & President Emeritus of @YMCA, Neil Nicoll. “A Time For Renewal” [Ed. I’m honored to be a new member of the IS Public Policy Committee and looking forward to being part of the renewal.]
  • Gene: Make sure your nonprofit board accomplishes all of its tasks – sample board calendar here
  • Jeff Clarke: Fewer emerging philanthropists creating big foundations, is it the end of an era? biz model #innovation #lean is in – Inside Philanthropy
  • Jane Wales: Committed to making #philanthropy a leader in info sharing @FordFoundation expands @creativecommons licensing policy
  • C. Garber-Siegrist: IRS Publishes New Revenue Procedures Addressing Applications For Tax-Exempt Status @Mondaq @VenableLLP [Ed. PLR user fee now $28,300!]
  • Nayantara Mehta: Nice work by UC Hastings law students: Translating San Francisco’s Lobbying Rules Into Plain English
  • Rockefeller Foundation: Trending this Week: 7 Things We’ve Learned About Impact Investing in 7 Years #ImpInv