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:
- “After 22 months of meticulous investigation, charges against 34 people — including six former Trump aides or confidants — and countless hours of all-consuming news coverage, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III on Friday submitted the long-anticipated report on his findings to Attorney General William P. Barr.” Washington Post
- “The Trump administration’s surprise decision to press for a court-ordered demolition of the Affordable Care Act came after a heated meeting in the Oval Office on Monday, where his acting chief of staff and others convinced President Trump that he could do through the courts what he could not do through Congress: Repeal his predecessor’s signature achievement.” NY Times
- “As investigators closed in on Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid painkiller OxyContin, more than a decade ago, members of the family that owns the company began methodically erasing a paper trail of profits and shifting hundreds of millions of dollars from the business to themselves through offshore entities, the state of New York alleged in a lawsuit on Thursday.” NY Times
Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:
- Alliance for Charitable Reform: The @WaysMeansCmte held a hearing this week on the 2017 tax reform bill. While the charitable sector was not the focus of the hearing, the impact the law could have on the sector was mentioned on a number of occasions. Read more on the ACR blog #HillScoop
- National Council of Nonprofits: #Nonprofits call for repeal of #transportationtax before new tax bill for nonprofits, foundations, and houses of worship comes due in just a few weeks @WaysMeansCmte @WaysandMeansGOP Charities Urge Repeal of Parking Tax Ahead of April 15 Tax Deadline via @Philanthropy
- Bloomberg Tax: An IRS-approved nonprofit is at the center of the #CollegeAdmissionScandal, triggering new scrutiny of the IRS http://btaxgo.com/WxgLDk3
- Nonprofit Quarterly: How can nonprofits protect themselves from having their own reputations sullied by a tainted donor like the Sackler family? Fending Off New Sackler Money is Easier Than Returning Old Gifts
- Independent Sector: Early numbers for 2018 suggest that modest gifts have already taken a hit under new tax law. @jdickler, @sharon_epperson, & @katiecnbc unpack what a doubled standard deduction means, particularly for smaller #nonprofits & donors. Could charitable giving become a tax law casualty?
- Jenny Chandler: The give (by donors) and take (by taxes) of #nonprofit funds – How the charitable world works (Gr8 resource to share with bd members!) https://buff.ly/2uB6knz
- For Purpose Law: More Groups Want 501(c)(4) Status
- Nonprofit Times: #Nonprofit board members and senior staff need to start looking more seriously at #mergers. That’s not just the local little organizations. Bold steps need to be taken to merge chapters and possibly at the national level… – Numbers Really Don’t Lie: Interpretation can be interesting, but not this time #fundraising #philanthropy
- NonprofitAF: So you don’t think race, equity, diversity, and inclusion are relevant to your mission
- Council on Foundations: O Canada! How will I get my funds to thee? The Council’s Country Notes, created in partnership with @ICNLAlliance, offer resources on how to get started including on Canadian laws and regulations, and contacts for other Canadian funders. http://bit.ly/2UfpTA3