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 New York Times published an anonymous Op-Ed at the request of the author, a senior official in the Trump administration whose identity is known to The New York Times and whose job would be jeopardized by its disclosure – I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration.
- “Bob Woodward’s new book reveals a ‘nervous breakdown’ of Trump’s presidency” Washington Post
- “One of the most vindictive and ill-tempered congressional hearings in memory appeared to do little to shake up the political realities that will likely see President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court-reshaping nominee confirmed before the midterm elections.” CNN
Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:
- Phil Buchanan: Healthy critique of philanthropy is crucial. So is appreciation of what philanthropy has contributed, and is contributing, each day. My new @Philanthropy column, just out today.
- Erin Bradrick: Crowdfunding for charitable causes isn’t always as simple as it seems! – A homeless man says a couple spent donations meant for him. A judge ordered them to give him the rest. Washington Post
- Risk Alternatives: Prioritizing your #nonprofit risks – new on our blog
- Rick Moyers: Good questions about impact investing via @InsidePhilanthr. But I thought we had some answers about whether impact investments produce lower returns. “Impact Investing Is Gaining Steam. But Can Proponents Answer These 4 Questions?” http://bit.ly/2wB8zIO
- Independent Sector: For our August issue of #VoicesforGood, Allison from our policy team wrote about common hurdles to making advocacy an organizational priority, & what #nonprofits can do to normalize advocacy as core to their mission. Independent Sector
- Nonprofit Quarterly: Trending in #Philanthropy: Donor-Advised Funds and Community Foundations, Reimagined
- Martin O’Brien: In this new report from @Atlantic I have a short interview where I make the case for more support from #philanthropy for strategic litigation. Six case studies provide strong evidence of the systemic change which litigation can help secure. Atlantic Philanthropies
- Michael Cade: 25 Massive Nonprofit Networking Benefits
- B Corporation: Are B Corps An ‘Elite Charade For Changing The World’?: Part 1 Forbes
- ICNL Alliance: The @UN has released Special Rapporteur #FOAA @cvoule’s first report to the UN General Assembly. It explores the links between assembly/association rights & the implementation of the #SDGs. Read it here … #UNGA73 @Shawna_SolCntr @FlorianIrminger