- Barron’s list of the 25 most effective givers. http://ow.ly/GvvY Via@lblumenthal Wonder how many are on Twitter?
- Find (most of) Barron’s “Best 25 Givers” on Twitter here: http://ow.ly/GZOT
- RT @rosettathurman: Shawn says philanthropic institutions don’t really have authentic relationships w/communities of colorhttp://ow.ly/HT8U
- A New Twitter List: NPO Bloggers of Color on Twitter:http://ow.ly/HRna Inspired by @RosettaThurman‘s blog (http://ow.ly/HQqn)
- RT @PamelaGrow: Twitter declared most popular word of 2009: http://ow.ly/H7SC
- 6 agencies subjective measures of NPO effectiveness vs. overhead ratios measuring efficiency: http://ow.ly/HXaM What’s better?
- Carrie Underwood gives $200,000 to The Humane Society of the United States http://ow.ly/IGuq
- A stock exchange for charities? http://ow.ly/HB2G I say: It’s about time! What do you think? Comment!
- Brilliant, fun & quick video on ROI for social media from@equalman: http://ow.ly/IiTq Show it to the doubters at your org!
- The Top 100 Global Thinkers from Foreign Policy Magazine:http://ow.ly/Hc4W Via @OnlyFoundations & @acumenfund
Other less popular but arguably equally important items tweeted this week include:
- a gift of $10 million from Jeff Bezos to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (http://ow.ly/IGq3);
- an anonymous contribution of $2.5 million to Catholic University (http://ow.ly/IGsn);
- Dr. Marques Allen’s donation of $100,000 to Rowan University (http://ow.ly/IGte);
- an uplifting survey by the Red Cross on giving this season (http://ow.ly/IA03);
- an article on the growth of organized philanthropy in the Arab world (http://ow.ly/HwfW);
- coverage on the trend of major donors to look for ROI and transparency in giving (http://ow.ly/IzCG); and,
- a continuous stream of great fundraising and research job openings around the world.