Public Trust and Nonprofits: What’s Going On?

Nonprofits have long relied on public trust and confidence that they are operating with good intent. But in recent years, that trust has been eroding. While, generally, the nonprofit sector still continues to be more trusted than (for-profit) business, government, and media, the public trust issue is a serious one that needs to be addressed […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 11/1/19

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “The electricity system in California seems to be facing a total breakdown. For the past several weeks, millions of people across the state’s north have faced recurring, intentional blackouts, which […]

Association of Fundraising Professionals Ethics Survey

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) released some of its findings from an online survey of its members earlier this year focused on professional ethical issues. Frequency of addressing ethical challenges or dilemmas: 50% reported once per year 23% reported never 17% reported roughly six times per year 8% reported once per month Preparedness for […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 10/25/19

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “The top American diplomat in Ukraine on Tuesday gave impeachment investigators a vivid and impassioned account of how multiple senior administration officials told him that President Trump blocked security aid […]

IRS TE/GE FY 2020 Program Letter

The IRS Tax Exempt & Governmental Entities (TE/GE) division released its Fiscal Year 2020 Program Letter earlier this week. In the Program Letter, TE/GE Commissioner Tammy Ripperda explains: Each year, TE/GE works hard to deliver the best possible tax administration. It’s what we’re paid to do and what the public expects of us. TE/GE strives […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 10/18/19

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “President Trump’s acquiescence to Turkey’s move to send troops deep inside Syrian territory has in only one week’s time turned into a bloody carnage, forced the abandonment of a successful […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 10/11/19

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “In a major shift in United States military policy in Syria, the White House said on Sunday that President Trump had given his endorsement for a Turkish military operation that […]

Nonprofit Radio: Recruiting Your Nonprofit Board Members

I’ll be on on Nonprofit Radio this Friday, October 9, at 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET talking with host Tony Martignetti about recruiting nonprofit board members. The archived podcast is available here. Our discussion is prompted by a recent blog post I wrote, 12 Considerations Before You Join that Nonprofit Board, which itself was inspired by a popular article […]