Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 6/16/17

Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week.

Notable Events of the Week:

  • Reportedly, President Trump is now being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller. Washington Post
  • Rep. Steve Scalise, the majority whip of the House of Representatives, and four others were shot in Alexandria, Virginia by “[a] lone gunman who was reportedly distraught over President Trump’s election ….” NY Times
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee, denying that he “met with or had any conversations with any Russians or any foreign officials concerning any type of interference with any campaign or election in the United States.” NY Times

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Michael Foerster: Top 10 Ways to Get Investigated by a State Regulator – BoardSource
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: The @GivingUSA 2017 report is out! “The small to mid-size supporter is the big story right now” NPQ
  • NYT Politics: Across the country, religious leaders who used to shun politics are fighting back against President Trump’s policies NY Times
  • Politico: New York’s attorney general is “looking into issues” at the Eric Trump Foundation
  • Philantopic: Council on Foundations Statement on the Introduction of the CHARITY Act @COF_ #giving #DAFs #taxpolicy
  • Rob Reich: [In reply to Jeff Bezos’ open call for what to do with his philanthropy to help people “in the here and now … at the intersection of urgent need and lasting impact” ] With your level of wealth yr philanthropy should mostly be oriented to the long term. Why? I wrote this: What are Foundations For? (Boston Review)
  • Marc Gunther: Naomi Klein: Big-time #philanthropy paved the way for Trump, via NY Times
  • Gene: Attorneys: Thinking about serving on a #nonprofit board? Alameda County Bar Association
  • TechCrunch: GoFundMe, now with $4B in donations from 40M donors, plots Euro expansion TechCrunch
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: Read an excerpt of @SocentClinic’s forthcoming book on #socent from @redpresspub #UnFinSocEnt

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