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:
- “As Christians in Sri Lanka gathered on Sunday morning to celebrate Easter Mass, the culmination of Holy Week, powerful explosions ripped through three churches packed with worshipers, leaving hundreds of victims amid a havoc of splintered and blood-spattered pews. In what the police said were coordinated terrorist attacks carried out by a single group, bombers also struck three hotels popular with tourists. At least 207 people were killed and 450 others injured, a police spokesman, Ruwan Gunasekera, said.” NY Times
- “As Speaker Nancy Pelosi urges caution on impeachment, rank-and-file House Democrats are agonizing over the prospect of ousting President Trump, caught between their sense of historic responsibilities and political considerations in the wake of the special counsel’s damning portrait of abuses.” NY Times
- “Declaring the “soul of this nation” at stake, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed into the crowded 2020 presidential contest Thursday and quickly sparked a fierce debate over the direction of the modern-day Democratic Party.” Washington Post
Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:
- Gene: 7 things we’ve learned about Earth since the last Earth Day
- Independent Sector: Lots going on in federal policy world that relates to your work, dear #nonprofit people. Be sure to check out this month’s DC Download for the latest on #UBIT, Form 990 e-filing requirements, budget, overtime regulations, #NetNeutrality, and #PSLF.
- Nonprofit Counsel: What Should a Nonprofit Board Member Know About Form 990?
- For Purpose Law Group: Accounting Irregularities: Regulators Zooming In
- IU Philanthropy: .@MarketWatch: Dire predictions about the new tax law costing charities billions of dollars have not come true—yet. http://on.mktw.net/2IqIHXG @ReporterLeslie
- NCRP: #Philanthropy often claims that it is unable to move money quickly to urgent #socialjustice and movement-building work, yet more than $1 billion has already been raised to repair Notre Dame Cathedral after Monday’s fire. https://bit.ly/2Iy6MMn by @j_lachapel
- Nonprofit Quarterly: “Charitable organizations’ exemption from federal and state corporate income taxes has been the most visible charitable tax benefit, but the actual value of the corporate income tax exemption is probably less than imagined.”–Jon Pratt of @smartnonprofits The True Story of Nonprofits and Taxes
- Nonprofit Quarterly: In the latest #EconomyRemix, Steve Dubb shares three paths to community wealth that play important roles in narrowing the racial wealth gap: Economy Remix: The Common Business Ownership Path to Building Community Wealth
- BoardSource: BoardSource has been tracking and analyzing trends in nonprofit board leadership practices with our #LeadingWithIntent study since 1994. Please take a few minutes to be a part of that by taking the survey for our next iteration. https://hubs.ly/H0hyThs0
- Chronicle of Philanthropy: “As we commit to full inclusion of people with disabilities in our work, we need also take the time to appreciate the dynamic, resilient activism of the disability movement.” Real Equity Means Including People With Disabilities in Philanthropy