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It’s been a challenging week for the world and an appropriate time for reflection. Have a listen to Van Morrison‘s Enlightenment while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week:

  • Lucy Bernholz: What are nonprofits for? Chronicle of Philanthropy [Ed. Sometimes the issue with whether a nonprofit should have tax-exempt status as a charitable organization is not the absence of a public benefit but too much private benefit.]
  • Gene: Excellent analysis of problems for #nonprofit startups that file Form 1023-EZ Hunton & Williams
  • Sandra Feinsmith: How the IRS Revamped Tax-Exempt Applications – AICPA Insights http://shar.es/LaLgo
  • AFJ Bolder Advocacy: California Policy Update for Nonprofit Advocates … #CA #nonprofit
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Why your organization needs board-adopted policies that distinguish between the “board” and “board member” http://ow.ly/zuZ0N
  • Bridgespan Group: Nearly 50% of 214 CEOs surveyed reported getting little or no help from their boards when first taking the position http://bit.ly/1sp76xE
  • Law for Change: Risk Planning & Board Liability by @mikevolkov20 http://law4ch.org/WyVr2x
  • Stanford Social Innovation Review: Examining the #HobbyLobby decision through a social enterprise lens: http://ow.ly/zpsHj @rtesposito @pelsinger @nyulaw
  • For Purpose Law: Is It Advisable To Have An Advisory Board?
  • Heidi Roizen: Hey entrepreneurs! Check out this free online course from @StanfordBiz taught by Bob Sutton @work_matters