Top Tweets on Philanthropy and Fundraising: 11/7 – 11/13

Jay’s Top Tweets on Philanthropy and Fundraising:  November 7 – November 13, 2009

  1. RT @pichwahyt: RT @Philanthropy: Talk w/ experts from @SalvationArmyUS @RedCross about the state of disaster philanthropy
  2. Philantropia invites NGOs to participate in a survey on international fundraising:
  3. 63 ways to reactivate lapsed donors from @nplocal Via @NPNewsGremlin
  4. Are you participating in the Global Giving Challenge? $244,668 in matching funds left! Runs through Dec. 1!
  5. LinkedIn + Twitter! Yet another reason for NPOs and their leaders to take the social media plunge:
  6. Every US NPO should read this report on giving in recession from Giving USA: Great historical perspective!
  7. Best job of this type you’re likely to see for some time! COO, Advancement Services wanted by U of Toronto Wow!
  8. 8 great development and communications jobs open at the University of Kansas:
  9. Early analysis of America’s Giving Challenge by @afine 106,000 unique gifts totaling over $2 million in 30 days
  10. Philanthropy Journal on whether to hire a nonprofit consultant: Via @NPNewsGremlin

Other less popular but perhaps equally important items tweeted this week included an anonymous gift of $25 million to Georgia Tech (, gifts totaling nearly $15 million from the Estate of Mona Webster (, a $4.5 million philanthropic investment in Year Up by Venture Philanthropy Partners (, a report by CASE Europe showing substantial growth in giving to higher education in Britain (, several stories on philanthropy in the Wall Street Journal ( and a growing stream of prospect research and fundraising jobs everywhere, including a really great one working with APRA’s own Hodan Hassan at UNICEF (   Follow me on Twitter ( to see all the individual tweets during the week and to explore my new Twitter lists of top people on Twitter!


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