Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/26/17

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

Notable Events of the Week:

  • The terror attack in Manchester, England resulting in 22 dead and many more injured has led the U.K. to raise its threat level to critical, indicating that more attacks may be imminent. Newsweek
  • President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget, which would substantially cut funding for health care (including an $800 billion cut from Medicaid), food stamps, student loans for the poor and students who take jobs in government or with nonprofits, and disability payments, has “absolutely no chance of being enacted by Congress.” NY Times
  • Former CIA Director John Brennan’s testimony to the House Intelligence Committee included the following statement: “I encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and US persons involved in the Trump campaign that I was concerned about because of known Russian efforts to suborn such individuals. It raised questions in my mind whether or not Russia was able to gain the co-operation of those individuals.” CNN

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Council of Nonprofits: #Budget2018 proposal effects on #nonprofits analyzed:
  • Washington Post Wonkblog: Why Trump’s tax plan would mean less money for churches
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Yesterday, more of Trump’s 2018 federal budget puzzle was revealed. What do nonprofits need to look out for?
  • Gene: Top Issues for Not-for-Profits This Year AICPA #1-cybersecurity #NPSymposium17
  • Ellis McGehee Carter: Top 10 Nonprofit Governance Mistakes  #nonprofits
  • Council of Nonprofits: Advocacy = essential board responsibility @GTak @AnneWallestad urge culture where #nonprofits embrace #advocacy
  • Gene: Philanthropy allows exercise of concentrated, entrenched power over others by inlfluencing policy & law  HistPhil  #aapip2017
  • Timothy Sandoval: Boards More Willing to Pursue Mergers and Alliances Than Expected, New Report Says  Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Washington Post: The health-care bill that passed the House would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured by 2026, CBO concludes Wash Post
  • B Corporation: The Non-Paradox Of Highly Successful Profit-From-Purpose Businesses via Fast Company

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