Tweets of the Week – August 27, 2010

Here are some of my favorite posts of the week in the areas of nonprofit organizations, corporate governance, philanthropy, and social enterprises (lots this week!):

  • NonProfitBanker: Huge consequences! IRS sued b/c delayed application to check if group's view differ from US policy
  • HildyGottlieb: #Nonprofit Board Recruitment as Inspiration!
  • tactphil: NY Times picks up Social Innovation Fund story #SIF
  • npquarterly: #SIF releases ratings. Will this clear up the brouhaha?
  • nonprofitlawyer: #IRS answers FAQs about automatic revocation for failure to file #990s, and Filing Relief Program
  • PatrickSternal: Best Practices for Exempt Organizations and Form 990
  • CynthiaRRowland: Really Excellent reflections on Risk Management from Melanie Herman: One Thing:
  • Philanthropy: A Major Community-Development Bank's Closure—and Rebirth: ShoreBank failed late last week, causing alarm among com…
  • socialedge: Weekend reading: #ShoreBank may have failed, but movement it once led is stronger than ever @mattbish @theecon
  • socialedge: B-school prof Karnani makes The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility in @WSJ. Fascinating read!
  • carolcone: Voodoo Academia. Richard Edelman's response to Prof Karnani's CSR is dead article in this weeks WSJ. A sizzling read.
  • mattbish: Another useful piece on the case for CSR: And ours:
  • nonprofitlawyer: Should Your Business Be "For Benefit"? via @HarvardBiz – Vermont Benefit Corp
  • GTak: 6 Reasons Why L3Cs Are Essential to the Future of Social Enterprise –
  • GTak: 6 Reasons Why L3Cs Are Essential to the Future of Social Enterprise: Part II –
  • nonprofitlawyer: Charity Navigator's CEO compensation study on mid to large public charities suggests excessive pay is the minority
  • PatrickSternal: New FASBulous accounting standards for measuring hospital charity care

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