Tweets of the Week – 5/21/10

Here are some of my favorite posts of the week: GTak: UK Prime Minister David Cameron says social enterprise is key to Big Society reform GTak: Reprieve? IRS Commissioner tells organizations to file 990 even if the deadline has now passed. p2173: LawForChange – legal network for social entrepreneurs  jessamynlau: Commonwealth Club […]

Tweets of the Week – 5/14/10

Here are some of my favorite posts of the week: GTak: Dryburgh: Typical problems with charitable gifts – purpose restrictions, naming rights, confidentiality, how costs are to be charged GTak: Huge liability exposure: copy machine hard drives (wipe before sale/disposal). (CBS) via @SCartierLiebel GTak: China's crackdown on nonprofit groups prompts new fear among activists […]

Tweets of the Week – 5/6/10

Here are some of my favorite posts of the week: GTak: D&O Liability Insurance & Indemnification – (Council on Foundations 2007) GTak: More Scrutiny for Colleges' Business Practices – Inside Higher Ed – issue tax-exempt bonds, invest in higher-yield assets jeancase: My thanks to all who offered supportive responses to last night's blog,"the painful […]

Social Enterprise Alliance Summit – 2010

I had the great pleasure of attending the first day of the SEA Summit in San Francisco this year.  Here are my tweets from the Summit: Realize it's not just about your SE, it's about the movement – Jim Fruchterman SEs in the UK: 62,000 SEs, 1% of GDP, 800,000 employees – Peter Holbrook, UK […]

Tweets of the Week – 4/30/10

Here are some of my favorite posts of the week: COF_: Gore tells foundations: climate strides in your hands COF10 COF_: COF10 – “Ten Ways” for Foundations to Strengthen Diversity and Inclusiveness Philanthropy411: New post by Rosetta Thurman – Racial Justice is Everybody’s Issue rosettathurman: EPIP 2010 National Conference: The Full Recap […]

Legal Entities for Innovation – ReVV 2010

I am participating on a panel this afternoon at the ReVisioning Value 2010 Conference in Portland, Oregon, discussing legal entities for innovation.  Among the alternative ways you may structure a social venture: within an existing nonprofit. as an affiliate/subsidiary (nonprofit or for-profit) of an existing nonprofit. as an independent nonprofit. as a fiscally sponsored project of an existing […]

Tweets of the Week – 4/23/10

Here are some of my favorite posts of the week: GTak: 1/4 of nonprofits may lose their tax-exempt status – – AVOIDABLE if small charities file very simple online 990-N! GTak: California's flexible purpose corporation bill (last amended April 5, 2010) – – social enterprise legal forms GTak: Social Media and the Law […]

Tweets of the Week – 4/16/10

Here are some of my favorite posts of the week: GTak: Too much good stuff re Grantmakers for Effective Organizations Conference from @tactphil to pick faves – GTak: More tax issues for nonprofits – – UBIT and property tax (Hawaii retreat center revenue) SSIReview: The Skoll World Forum 2010 kicks off today. Check […]

ReVisioning Value Conference 2010 – Portland, OR – April 26-27

I'm looking forward to participating as a panelist and part of the ReVisioning Value Conference on April 26 and 27 in Portland, Oregon.  Here's a description of the event from the presenting sponsor: With the ReVisioning Value Conference and Post-Conference Workshops, Springboard Innovation intends to bring the sectors together, balancing audiences across the finance, change […]

Tweets of the Week – 4/9/10

Here are some of my favorite posts of the week: GTak: The number of charities and private foundations increased by 4.3 percent from 2008 to 2009 (total of > 1.2 million) – Chron of Phil 3/25 GTak: Foundations not embracing PRI: Median amount for program-related investments fell from $898,000 in 2008 to $479,000 in 2009 […]