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I spent much of the past week in Washington DC, where I managed to sneak in an evening tour of the monuments and a quick visit of the Newseum (highly recommended!). Have a listen to Afternoon Delight from the cast of Anchorman (featured exhibit at the Newseum) while perusing this week's tweets: on nonprofits, philanthropy, governance and social enterprises:

  • Council of Nonprofits: #Overheadmyth just got a little more busted! http://bit.ly/1fpHPdq  HUGE news
  • Nonprofits Assistance Fund: A great read by Blue Avocado: Bring Unicorns Back to Our World: The Problem with Outcomes | http://ow.ly/rVMrr 
  • Lucy Bernholz: Philanthropy and Big Data 
  • Council of Nonprofits: 2014 Nonprofit Trends to Watch #7: Using data to tell stories http://bit.ly/18ZCGKB See also http://bit.ly/1cmVPRZ from NTEN
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: What makes a nonprofit hospital a nonprofit? http://ow.ly/rTOG5 
  • Gene: Tax-Exempt Organizations and Charitable Giving – Senate Finance Cmt tax reform options paper 
  • Debra Beck: 5 levers of nonprofit board creativity http://bit.ly/1bbwuJF 
  • Sandra Feinsmith: 8 reasons to add young board members | The NonProfit Times 
  • Jan Masaoka: How to Staff and Support a Committee | Blue Avocado 
  • Law for Change: #SocEnt Mistakes – Thinking Someone Else Knows What You Should Do http://law4.ch/1c72EvY 
  • Rob Reich: Tech sector in Bay Area trumpets social network & community, then shuns it in office space. Excellent Allison Arieff – NY Times
  • Foundation Center – SF: San Francisco mayor meets with tech execs to urge philanthropy amid simmering resentment – SF Business Times
  • Gene: Google Zeitgeist | Here's to 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lv-sY_z8MNs