Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – October 17, 2014

2014-10-14 14.05.00

My week started in Houston speaking at the Grantmakers in the Arts Conference and visiting the awesome dinosaur exhibit at the Museum of Natural Sciences. Have a listen to Was (Not Was)’s Walk the Dinosaur while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week:

  • CompassPoint: What’s your “problem?” Moving past mission statements to a deeper #nonprofit strategy:
  • Foundation Center – San Francisco: Need $$$ for your #arts program or organization? Fiscal sponsorship may be right for you. Find out 10/20 [Ed. I’m looking forward to being on the panel!]
  • Independent Sector: “Why pit charity against strategic philanthropy & systems change? Let’s meld them into a force for good.” — @Diaviv
  • Sandra Feinsmith: 20% of Grant Makers Pay Trustee Fees, Study Finds via @Philanthropy
  • Debra Beck: Lurking, learning w/@BoardSource Leadership Forum backchannel. A few favorite tweets from yesterday #blf2014
  • Debra Beck: Board Leadership Forum: Favorite insights, highlights from day 2 #blf2014
  • Council of Nonprofits: Good Qs for all board members to bring w/ them into the board room, courtesy of @nhnonprofits
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: A scary trend of gov’ts isolating #civilsociety from international #donors & advocacy networks is gaining momentum
  • TIME: Malala Yousafzai: Survivor, activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner.
  • Fast Company Co-Exist: Has microfinance lost its mission?
  • McKinsey on Society: “Case studies, global surveys, + reports offer proof that using business as a force for good is good for business”