Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/1/18

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:

  • The federal government has placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors, but last year it couldn’t account for nearly 1,500 of them. … Wagner’s statement has attracted more attention amid reports that immigrant children are being separated from their parents at the US border. Wagner said the Department of Homeland Security referred more than 40,000 immigrant children to the [Office of Refugee Resettlement] during the 2017 fiscal year.” CNN
  • “The Trump administration said on Thursday that it would impose steep tariffs on metals imported from its closest allies, provoking retaliation against American businesses and consumers and further straining diplomatic ties tested by the president’s combative approach.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • CalNonprofits: We’re very excited to announce the release of our updated Nonprofit Compliance Checklist! If you’re a nonprofit in California, this is the (FREE) guide you need to ensure you’re meeting all your state and federal compliance requirements ->
  • ICNL Alliance: Are you a US nonprofit looking for info on legal & financial compliance and risk management? Our resource page – which covers issues from tax status to lobbying to governance issues – can help get you started: @COF_ @NGOsource @nonprofitorgs
  • National Council of Nonprofits: Latest #Nonprofit Advocacy Matters includes two calls to action 1) Call on Congress to protect the longstanding #JohnsonAmendment and 2) for Treasury to delay imposition of new taxes on tax-exempt nonprofits that offer transportation benefits to employees
  • Nonprofit Times: “The loss of the deduction for 21 million taxpayers will lead to reduced donations. There has been no study that has concluded that charitable giving will increase as a result of our new tax laws.” #nonprofit #philanthropy #fundraising #taxreform
  • Daniel Cardinali: Last week, I had the absolute pleasure of sitting down with Representative Chris Smith, a Republican member of Congress from New Jersey’s 4th district and an undeniable champion for the charitable sector. IndSector
  • Erin Bradrick: How public charities and private foundations can support and engage in advocacy is such an important topic – When Philanthropy Meets Advocacy (SSIR)  … via @SSIReview
  • Wall Street Journal: How private charitable foundations find ways to reward insiders: One recently paid a total of $2.4 million to its two trustees in a year.
  • Adler & Colvin: #GDPR: What US #Nonprofits Need to Know About the New EU Privacy Rules
  • GEO: Read @RMosherWilliams’s reflections on systems change and equity in our post-conference Perspectives series: @WeDreamForward #2018GEO
  • Women’s Philanthropy: NEW RESEARCH | Learn how men & women approach #ImpactInvesting in our latest report: #ImpInv #philanthropy

Themed Media Selection:

‘Roseanne’ Cast and Crew React to Cancellation News (Entertainment Tonight – YouTube)