Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – May 30, 2014

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This week will be remembered for Memorial Day and the passing of Maya Angelou. Have a listen to Dr. Angelou reciting On The Pulse of Morning while perusing this week’s tweets on nonprofits, philanthropy, governance and social enterprises:

  • Gene: California bill to increase charity enforcement. 52,000 delinquent registrations,130,000 failures to register.
  • Council of Nonprofits: #TransparencyTuesday Does your #nonprofit have a written conflict of interest policy? Has the board discussed it?
  • Sustainable Law Group: Back to the drawing board: #IRS will issue new set of proposed rules for #nonprofit political activities – eventually NY Times
  • Greg Colvin: No summer hearings, IRS to do 2nd draft of 501(c)(4) political regs, see my take at
  • Melissa Mikesell: #SB27 by @SenLouCorrea is a win-win for nonprofits. It grows nonprofit participation + stops “dark money”
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: Opinion: Foundations must rethink their ideas of strategic giving & accountability
  • AFJ Bolder Advocacy: AFJ is hiring: Counsel, West Coast Office, Bolder Advocacy Initiative – share with your network! AFJ
  • B Corporation: Did you know: 24 #BenefitCorp laws have been passed across the country! Which state will be next? #BtheChange
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Why be an L3C? The @cohenreport looks at branding, oversight, accountability and more!
  • Law For Change: The For-Profit’s Guide to Doing Business with #Nonprofit Orgs. JD Supra … by Jerald Jacobs on @JDSupra
  • Law For Change: Wake Me Up Before You Indiegogo: Legal Issues with #Crowdfunding by @ChrissieScelsi on @ITLexOrg
  • LinkedIn Pulse: @LucyMarcus writes: “10 Leadership Nuggets from Maya Angelou”