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Congratulations to the Nichi Bei Foundation (publisher of the Nichi Bei Times) on its Fifth Anniversary! And many thanks to the board and staff for honoring me with the Fukkatsu (Resurrection) Award. I’ll be in Houston on Monday speaking at the Grantmakers in the Arts Conference. Have a listen to Tighten Up by Archie Bell & the Drells while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week:

  • Gene: Don’t Just Sit on a Board: Stand for Your Mission … @BoardSource @AFJBeBold @buildnpcapacity #BLF14 #advocacy
  • Emily Davis Consulting: Create agenda that inspire critical thinking from board members. #BLF2014
  • Jan Masaoka: CalNonprofits Takes Stands on November Props
  • Rob Reich: Fantastic @raymadoff op-ed in @nytimes: increase foundation payout, pay smaller excise tax. NY Times
  • Foundation Center – SF: Ever wondered about #fiscalsponsorship? We’ve got the inside scoop, from all angles http://bit.ly/1qOHQQb [Ed. I’ll be on the panel – October 20, 1 – 2:30 pm]
  • For Purpose Law: Admit it. You’ve done it. http://bit.ly/1qil7am – “Breach of Fiduciary Duty by Ogling the Doughnuts”
  • Bridgespan Group: If you’d like a copy of today’s #mergers & #collaboration presentation #BLF14, find it here: http://bit.ly/1xud3Jz
  • Olive Grove Consulting: When do #nonprofit mergers work? Scott Schaffer from Public Interest Management Group weighs in. PIMG Consulting
  • Gene: Risks in making foundation grants to organizations awaiting their tax exemption Lexology