Sadly, racism dominated the news this week with the NBA’s handling of the Sterling fiasco overshadowing the playoffs. Have a listen to Billie Holiday’s Strange Fruit while perusing this week’s tweets on nonprofits, philanthropy, governance and social enterprises:
- Steven Greenhouse: NAACP’s Planned Award for Donald Sterling Stirs Heaps of Controversy. NY Times
- The Forum of Regional Association of Grantmakers: Our Top 10 Philanthropy Resources for late April! Feat. @GTak @COF_ @Com_Network @SSIReview & more
- Council of Nonprofits: @Gtak we posted your blogpost re 1023-EZ on our homepage today http://www.councilofnonprofits.org/ [Ed. Everyone should also take a look at the Council of Nonprofits’ comments on the 1023-EZ.]
- Third Sector New England: New IRS proposal to rubber-stamp #nonprofit status will create more problems than it solves http://tsne.org/ill-advised-solution-serious-problem
- Greg Colvin: Big player calls for IRS to take “better approach” to political #501c4rules see Nonprofit Law Matters for #8 on our Top 25 comments today. [Ed. It’s Alliance for Justice!]
- C. Garber Siegrist: Crowdfunding for Nonprofits: Solicitation or Matchmaking?
- Nonprofit Quarterly: TRENDING: Unanswered Questions About Benefit Corporations, L3Cs & Social Enterprise More Generally http://ow.ly/wi4AH
- McKinsey Quarterly: High-performing boards: What’s on their agenda? http://bit.ly/McKQBoardAgenda
- Chronicle of Philanthropy: INFOGRAPHIC: The untapped potential of women in nonprofits http://ow.ly/wfHjD
From the AAPIP Annual Meeting in New York City:
- AAPIP moving forward as Peggy Saika shares news. Big change, *amazing* leadership. TY Peg for showing us the way
- Great reminder of @NewWorldFound’s seminal publication: Funding Social Justice Movements http://ow.ly/w8QRY
- Affinity groups of Council on Foundations share commonalities & strategies – but collaborations need to trickle down more to their members.
- Minorities on boards – pioneer or token. Need structures to support avoidance of the latter.