Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/18/17

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

Notable Events of the Week:

  • White supremacists rallied in Charlottesville; one of their ranks drove a car into a crowd of protestors, killing one and injuring several others; and President Trump provided a tepid response attributing blame on both sides. NY Times
  • The Department of Justice requested the IP addresses for over roughly 1.3 million visitors to a website that was involved in organizing protests against President Trump on Inauguration Day, raising First and Fourth Amendment concerns. The Hill
  • Bannon out! CNN

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • NCRP: Wealthy donors and grantmakers can no longer hide behind neutrality after the terrorist attack in #Charlottesville NCRP
  • Chelsea Clinton: “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”-Wiesel
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: At the core of every nonprofit’s purpose is is grassroots base-building and #engagement: Nonprofits: The DNA of Democracy
  • Council on Foundations: New free report finds little change in proportions of women and minorities on foundations’ staffs. Download:
  • For Purpose Law: Newest Twists on the Johnson Amendment
  • Gene: Beware potential pitfalls of dual roles for board member attorneys – Nonprofit Business Advisor (Wiley) – interview w/ my colleague Michele Berger
  • Exponent Philanthropy: Successful strategic planning for #foundations: 10 keys via @TCCGROUP
  • La Piana Consulting: Considering nonprofit partnerships should be a regular part of any board’s agenda
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is well-funded, but is it impactful? From @MarcGunther in our latest issue:
  • SocEnt Alliance: 7 Strategies Entrepreneurs Can Use to Boost Discipline and Execute Effectively – Medium

Themed Media Selection:

Quoting Mandela, Obama’s Tweet After Charlottesville Is The Most-Liked Ever (NPR)

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…”