Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 9/22/17

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

Notable Events of the Week:

  • World leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly, where the focus was on nuclear weapons and where President Trump “vowed to “totally destroy” North Korea if it threatened the United States or its allies.” NY Times
  • Hurricane Maria hammered Puerto Rico with the governor describing the aftermath as “total destruction” and the worst not over with heavy rain on the way. NY Times
  • A powerful earthquake hit Mexico on Tuesday, killing over 200 people and trapping many under rubble. NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Nonprofits have a clear stake in #budget debates now swirling in Washington. So why the disconnect? NPQ
  • UNESCO Chair PSU: A must read for anyone seeking to better the world! Chuck Feeney is a hero and inspiration who set the tone for how philanthropy should work [Ed. Citing Atlantic Philanthropies: Want to learn about Giving While Living? Helpful resources here:, &]
  • Rick Moyers: The @HaasJrFund fundraising bright spots report is a must-read for anyone who cares about sustainability.
  • Michael Foerster: As always, no endorsement… [Learn Foundation Law]
  • David Locke: Interesting article on the massive growth of charitable giving by phone in China Sixth Tone
  • Charitable Reform: Where are we on tax reform? Find out about that and more in our latest newsletter
  • Stacy Palmer: New from Grassley: Some tax-exempt hospitals are lax at providing charity care and accountability via statnews
  • ACLU: We’re fighting to make the country we want to live in. Learn about five big cases we’re taking to SCOTUS this year. ACLU
  • Gene: Clips from last weekend’s Social Good Summit #2030Now … #socent
  • Philantopic: As the Clintons Step Back From Global Stage, Bloomberg Steps Up @nytimes @BloombergDotOrg

Themed Media Selection:

‘Yup, We’re Embarrassed Too’: Viral Photo Shows WH Chief of Staff John Kelly Face-Palming During Trump’s UN Speech (People)