Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 3/31/17

Notable Events of the Week:

  • House Republicans pulled legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
  • President Trump signed an executive order curbing enforcement of climate regulations, motivated by corporate funds over public health.
  • March 29 marked Brexit Day (official notification by the U.K. of its intention to leave the European Union).
  • Today is Cesar Chavez Day.

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • National Council of Nonprofits: Help preserve the public’s trust in #nonprofits  Say yes to #nonpartisanship Deadline 3/31 to sign
  • AFP Interim CEO Jason Lee: @IndSector survey: 72 percent of voters support the Johnson Amendment. Keep charities out of partisan politics
  • Anne Wallested: Great blog from @philxbuchanan on how sector agnosticism ignores essential role of NPs in solving social problems.
  • Exponent Philanthropy: Stepping Into the Fight: A Funder’s Guide for Understanding and Supporting Legal Advocacy @TCCGROUP
  • Independent Sector: New polling finds that 75% of American voters want to expand charitable deduction to taxpayers who don’t itemize. IndSector
  • The Economist: Donor-advised funds have shaken up giving—and not necessarily for the better
  • The Atlantic: Modern philanthropy creates challenges to democracy, a new book argues. @AlanaSemuels reports:
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Can sharing executive leadership really work? Five insights from executive directors sharing power: NPQ
  • Adler & Colvin: California FTB and SOS Publish First Batch of Delinquent #Nonprofits to be Automatically Dissolved or Surrendered – Nonprofit Law Matters
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: Lessons from @OmidyarNetwork on how to strengthen the #impinv moment and move organizations from awareness to action

Themed Media Selection:

Idioteque, Radiohead