September 11th Memorial

This week, the President announced his authorization of expanded military action against the Islamic State terror group (ISIS) and we remembered 9-11. Have a listen to Bruce Springsteen’s The Rising while perusing our curated nonprofit tweets of the week:

  • HuffPost Impact: After 9/11, hundreds of charities launched. Now, here are the few left standing http://huff.to/X0uhRO
  • Rick Cohen: Beyond Lerner: Fixing the #IRS Interaction with Nonprofits – @SenCarlLevin @DarrellIssa #darkmoney #nonprofit Nonprofit Quarterly
  • Gene: Subcommittee Releases Report and Dissenting Views on IRS Handling of 501(c)(4) Applications
  • Foundation Center: Senate Panel Clears IRS of Bias in Screening Tax-Exempt Groups http://bit.ly/1wgWIdv #politics #philanthropy
  • Gene: Who Needs a Smoke-Filled Room? Karl Rove, the Koch Brothers and the End of Political Transparency NY Times
  • La Piana Consulting: Three ways to make sure your board is up to the task of implementing a new strategy. http://ow.ly/B228m #nonprofits
  • CompassPoint: Why #nonprofit boards don’t govern, in two parts: 1) http://ow.ly/BiAgp and 2) http://ow.ly/BiAjY
  • Debra Beck: Avoiding questions that must be asked: Why our #nonprofit boards evade inquiry http://bit.ly/WOtbbJ
  • Council of Nonprofits: @LawForChange nice post reminding us that a “good” reputation is not a substitute for good governance practices http://buff.ly/1uHGaHI
  • Laura Arrillage-Andreessen: My MOOC is a greatest hits playlist of my 15 yrs of teaching @Stanford & practicing #philanthropy #TCDisrupt https://www.coursera.org/course/giving2
  • La Piana Consulting: Lessons on building networks for social change from @LeviStraussFdn and @hmcgrant http://ow.ly/Bj2sQ via @SSIReview
  • David Sasaki: Philanthropy does much good in the world, but an estimated $700B is tucked away, tax-free: NY Books … via @robreich

Bonus tweets from SOCAP 2014:

  • Council on Foundations: Three Lessons on Impact Investing: Reflections from Batman and Robin http://ow.ly/BnvDT via @Forbes #impinv
  • Nonprofit Finance Fund: #SOCAP14: What does it mean to be investment ready?
  • TechSoup: .@TechSoup is covering the #SharingEconomy on @AirBnB outreach to nonprofits & need to do more. http://bit.ly/1ms94cC #Socap14
  • Kevin Doyle Jones: Biggest takeaway from #SOCAP14 by @Raivineet let’s deflate the hype. Where’s the $10b in #impinv JP Morgan says exists?