Jay’s Top Tweets on Philanthropy and Fundraising: 1/9 – 1/15/2010

  1. RT @trevor_neilson: RT: @CAUSECAST FBI warns: make sure your aid $ to Haiti is going to reputable orgs, not scams.http://ow.ly/Wbym
  2. RT @smartgivers@CharityNav: Are Text Donations Safe?#haiti http://ow.ly/WyMD Yes, but you need to be smart (as always)!
  3. RT @rosettathurman: UPDATED POST: How You Can Help Haiti. Right Now.  http://ow.ly/WzmL #HelpHaitiDC #DC
  4. “The Rise of Wealth Whisperers” – philanthropy advice in 2010, in @WSJWealthReporthttp://ow.ly/Vf1z Via @jaybarclaylove
  5. Executive Compensation, Charities, and the Curse of Proximity from Harvard Business Review http://ow.ly/WXE3
  6. Have you voted for a #shorty? http://ow.ly/VBUz Vote up your faves in #philanthropy#fundraising & #nonprofit!
  7. Mobile giving to @RedCross for #Haiti by state. A great map!http://ow.ly/WRmW Thanks to @amyrsward for the find!
  8. Arabella Philanthropic Investment Advisors recommendations on #Haiti for philanthropists http://ow.ly/WGDv Via@SShiroma
  9. @Philanthropy‘s @ianwilhelm has 2020 trends right!http://ow.ly/VFKM TY for placing intl #philanthropy & changing demography up front!
  10. Robin E. Williams (@thinkthanks) on “Emerging Trends in Donor Relations” http://ow.ly/Wz2p

While the news on Haiti relief efforts and donations to support them largely overshadowed much of the other news on philanthropy and fundraising last week, there were a large number of other items of interest as well.  Following are some of the most important “tweets” in our field over the same time frame, organized by category:

Individual Giving

Foundation Giving

  • Kresge Foundation awards over $1 Million to double number of college graduates in MI http://ow.ly/WcjM
  • Chapman Charitable Trusts Announce Major Gift Benefiting the TU College of Law http://ow.ly/WXZt
  • RI Fdn to focus on areas crucial to the state’s economic recovery: public education and primary health carehttp://ow.ly/VH5j

Corporate Philanthropy


Other Philanthropy & Fundraising News

Fundraising Jobs

Follow me on Twitter (http://twitter.com/gordonjayfrost) to see all the individual tweets during the week.