Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/19/17

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

Notable Events of the Week:

  • A memo written by former FBI director, James B. Comey indicated that President Trump asked Comey “to shut down the federal investigation into Mr. Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn ….” New York Times
  • Robert S. Mueller III, a former F.B.I. director under Presidents Bush and Obama, was appointed as special counsel by Deputy Attorney General, Rod J. Rosensteinon Wednesday “to oversee the investigation into ties between President Trump’s campaign and Russian officials ….” New York Times
  • A recording obtained by The Washington Post revealed that “House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suggested Donald Trump was on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s payroll during a conversation with House Speaker Paul Ryan ….” Newsweek

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Janet Novack: Charities could lose billions under @realDonaldTrump #tax plan and they’re fighting back. #charity Forbes
  • IU Philanthropy: However, adding charitable deduction for non-itemizers would likely more than offset loss in charitable giving
  • Independent Sector: 1/2 Current tax reform proposals would reduce giving to religious orgs by as much as 4.7%. | 2/2 Same proposals could reduce giving to other charitable orgs by as much as 4.4%. #TaxReform #Giving100;
  • CalNonprofits: Our post-election survey of nonprofits is featured in this new article in @SSIReview — Battening Down the Hatches SSIR
  • Foundation Center, SF: Nonprofits Rethinking Their Future Under Trump Administration, New Survey Reports @CalNonprofits
  • Guidestar USA: #Grantmakers Predict Impact of Politics on #Philanthropy courtesy of @exponentphil
  • Bruce DoBoskey: On #Philanthropy: Changes to federal policies could drastically affect philanthropists, nonprofits Denver Post
  • Exponent Philanthropy: 8 Silo-Smashing Trends in #Philanthropy | Guest post from @Philanthropy411
  • Independent Sector: Check out some of the best existing resources on evolving trends in #nonprofit capital curated by @urbaninstitute.
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: Three takeaways from the latest impact investing #data, by @AmitKBouri  @theGIIN #impinv

Themed Media Selection:

Time Magazine cover depicts the Kremlin overtaking the White House (USA Today)