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 former president of the United States of America has created and spread a web of lies about the 2020 election,” Biden said. “He’s done so because he values power over principle, because he sees his own interest as more important than his country’s interest and America’s interest, and because his bruised ego matters more to him than our democracy or our Constitution.”” Washington Post“Elected Republicans stayed away from the Capitol during a day of solemn remembrance on the anniversary of the attack carried out by supporters of former President Donald J. Trump.” NY Times“1 in 3 Americans say violence against government can be justified, citing fears of political schism, pandemic The Post-UMD poll, coming a year after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, marks the largest share of Americans to hold that view since the question was first asked more than two decades ago.” Washington Post
Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:
Building Movement Project: READ: Check out these 8 trends for #nonprofits in 2022 (by @GTak | Nonprofit Law Blog). Topics include diversifying board leadership to include #Millennials, the impact of the #GreatResignation on the sector, increased racial equity programming, & more: Some Trends for 2022For Purpose Law Group: No Nonprofit Predictions Until Further Notice Here’s whySandra Feinsmith: TE/GE Fiscal Year 2021 Accomplishments LetterBDO Nonprofit: Key considerations for nonprofits around succession planning, funding volatility, remote management, planning for disruption, and change management: https://bit.ly/3oEECDF #Nonprofits #NonprofitBrian Mittendorf: A fun tax query: are charitable gifts made through Facebook eligible for the special $300 per person above-the-line charitable deduction? Before you say this is an easy yes, note that a lot of Facebook donations first go through the Network for Good Donor Advised Fund. [Ed. The above-the-line charitable deduction only applies to contributions to certain qualified charities and not to donor advised funds. See this IRS webpage.]Jayne Cravens Coyote Communications: Nine plus four emerging volunteer engagement trends (a VERY different list than you will read elsewhere)Nonprofit Quarterly: NPQ Staff Picks: Danielle Coates-Connor and Cyndi SuarezPhilantopic: Opinion: Why we must prioritize bridging our divides http://ow.ly/VVvs30s696L @CEPdata @jennrothberg @einhorncollabLucy Bernholz: Happy Public Domain Day 2022! | Duke University School of Law h/t @doctorowInside Philanthropy: Lucy Bernholz’s new book, “How We Give Now: A Philanthropic Guide for the Rest of Us,” is a deep dive into the ways average people give in the digital age. Mike Scutari checks in with her to discuss the book and what she calls “the givingscape.” https://bit.ly/3qSR7e5
Racial Equity / BLM:
The Year in Pictures 2021 (Meaghan Looram, NY Times)
Sidney Poitier, Who Paved the Way for Black Actors in Film, Dies at 94 (William Grimes, NY Times)
What might we expect from Native American voters in the upcoming 2022 election? (Gabriel R. Sanchez, Brookings)
What You’re Not Gonna Do Is…Make Another Round of Resolutions You Can’t Keep in 2022 (Maiysha Kai, The Root)
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