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

  • Emily: Common Cause releases IRS complaint alleging ALEC [American Legislative Exchange Council] is not a 501(c)(3) & under reporting lobbying; ALEC responds – http://flpbd.it/gLM6K
  • Gene: Need to understand the 2011 Form 990 & Schedules – Here's an annotated version from PWC – http://bit.ly/IcLfo3
  • Gene: Nonprofit doesn't report compensation of executive if paid by third party – Hmm … http://ow.ly/aqJOh ht GOOD (Special Olympics & Coke)
  • Nonprofit Issues: New story posted – Is Driver Asked to Take Kids Home from Nonprofit Event a “Volunteer”? http://bit.ly/7OMEbt
  • Debra Beck: First of nonprofit governance series posted: 10 ways to better board recruitment strategies – http://bit.ly/ItyQry
  • Emily: Nonprofit Law Prof Blog: IRS Study – Correlation Between Nonprofit Governance and Tax-Exempt Compliance - http://flpbd.it/KO7tk
  • Alice Korngold: What will it take to build a more effective nonprofit sector? http://bit.ly/5w6A3U Fast Company 
  • Independent Sector: Want to see what a completed Charting Impact report looks like? Check out Independent Sector's report here: http://bit.ly/IFooxJ [Ed. BBB Wise Giving Alliance, GuideStar USA, and Independent Sector developed Charting Impact as a common presentation that allows staff, boards, stakeholders, donors, volunteers, and others to work with and learn from each other; it complements planning, evaluation, and assessment that organizations already undertake.]
  • Gene: Technology: we have sacrificed conversation for mere connection; changes not only what we do, but who we are – http://j.mp/I3hzt6 ht Lucy Marcus
  • Emily: Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook by Idealware – informative & good conversation starter for your org. Free download: http://bit.ly/KgEQD6
  • Hub Bay Area: Ben Rattray, founder of Change & former Hub Bay Area member joins Jon Stewart on Daily Show. Awesome to see this - http://bit.ly/K6BkLu
  • Bainbridge Graduate Institute: Here's an article on social purpose corporations in WA State, from our friends at Geek Wire – http://ow.ly/auwIY [Ed. The law authorizing this new corporate form will be in effect on June 7, 2012.]
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: What derailed the Kony 2012 actions of April 20th runs deeper than any single explanation http://owl.li/axbNj

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