Weekly Roundup: January 27

Here are links to the articles I’ve reviewed and posted to Twitter recently.  This week’s topics include: Reviews & Predictions • Funding & Finance • Management & Strategy • U.S. Regulations • Jewish & Israel • Internet & Social Media • Food for Thought • Boards

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Too busy to read all the USA nonprofit predictions ? No prob, this link sums em up ow.ly/1QuOPU on NpQuarterly via KateSBarr

The ever insightful Nedgington shares 5 nonprofit trends to watch in 2013 ow.ly/1Qn1KZ

Askdebra lists this year’s best nonprofit tech reports. Provides a few predictions too ow.ly/1QvMvq

Fun >> p2173 scores her previous nonprofit predictions. Not just self-reflective, also a good summary of the sector ow.ly/1QwQmi

Always a gr8 summary >> Top 10 Events in 2012 ow.ly/1QMhGH by Emilychan on The Nonprofit Law Blog

2012 was a record year for “donor advised” charitable gift funds ow.ly/1Rzuvt on WSJ via eJPhil

The year in review, organized by category. Summarized & edited by NpQuarterly LINK


A great back to the basics approach to cutting your budget ow.ly/1QmKaP on NAFund

GTak: Is most efficient charity simply giving $$ 2 poor families w no strings? ow.ly/1QvgPC on TheAtlantic

Applying business model 2 social change: Intro 2 new book “The Real Problem Solvers” ow.ly/1QpmEd on SSIReview

Do too many social entrepreneurs start projects as biz when should be nonprofit? ow.ly/1QvCmp on SSIReview

What 1 Chabad Rabbi Can Teach Synagogues About Money: don’t be afraid to be… ow.ly/1Rsvxy on eJPhil

An oldie but a goodie from Nedgington >> Breaking Free of the Nonprofit Overhead Trap bit.ly/Uys3BK

A good reminder that not all financial plans need to be 365 days long ow.ly/1R6zdl by Steveboland on NAFund

Excellent >> How Small Nonprofit Orgs Can Improve Their Fiscal Health ow.ly/1RebHU on Philanthropy


NonProfitBanker: New Pinterest board: 5 take-aways for nonprofit orgs from my recent trip to the Bronx Zoo ow.ly/1QjXys

VIDEO: Reengineering your vision & when to use data in the process ow.ly/1Q1kn8 from HildyGottlieb

The strategic plan is dead. Long live strategy >> 4 questions for today’s ever changing world ow.ly/1RqMec on SSIReview

What data & how’s it used? WildApricot summarizes NTEN’s “State of Nonprofit Data” report ow.ly/1Q0G3p

VIDEO >> Great takeaways from Melinda Gates’ TED talk: What nonprofit orgs can learn from Coca-Cola on.ted.com/nKw0

In depth look at growing models for your nonprofit >> Demystifying scaling pt 4 ow.ly/1QLqix on @SSIReview


Emilychan: Tips 4 nonprofit orgs on IRS requirements for deducting donations ow.ly/1QMQHz


NonProfitBanker: New MicroPost: Jewish Social Entrepreneurship Will Dissolve as a Distinct Discipline (Or Not) ow.ly/1QwNW3


Kanter talks to UNICEF regarding their recent successful “fake” Pinterest campaign ow.ly/1PZrn3

Fundraisinisfun reviews 4 new online tools Alltop, Thumb, Tout & Pixplit ow.ly/1QwEyR


Foods 4 thought from p2173 re: public money 4 public good (are nonprofit orgs the best solution?) ow.ly/1QzhOO

How foundations’ independence can greatly benefit the nonprofit sector ow.ly/1QDXLf on NPCthinks

The 1st Rule of Corporate Social Responsibility Is Not What You Think ow.ly/1QJdaI on SSIReview

Why the word “Dependency” shouldn’t be taboo with nonprofit orgs (& when it should) ow.ly/1Ra6Ch by PhilCEP

Very interesting study >> Altruistic Capital: Harnessing Your Employees’ Intrinsic Goodwill ow.ly/1RyMWI


Top 7 reasons board candidates choose 1 nonprofit over another, by AliceKorngold ow.ly/1QEpJT via GTak

A shmorgesboard of today’s most important topics >> 10 ways to energize your board ow.ly/1ReFZV from NPMaven


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