Here’s a roundup of what’s buzzing in the social sector this week.
- A national nonprofit, Pet Food Stamps, is working to provide just that: assistance for families who are unable to provide food and supplies for their pets.
- If you have a few hours and an interest in the intersection of the tax system and the charitable sector, the Urban Institute Events shares a two-part panel on Ustream on this topic.
- Here’s an in-depth article, talking to several nonprofit executives, about whether nonprofit organizations are too nice. Do you agree?
- The Chronicle of Philanthropy had an online chat this week to discuss how to use social media in the job hunt. The transcript is now available.
- Go to Idealist’s Facebook page to join the conversation about if a “no-fire” policy would work for nonprofit organizations.
Listen to these:
- Bryan Garner, author of the Harvard Business Review’s Guide to Better Business Writing gives advice on how to improve your business writing skills in this podcast.
- One the Chronicle of Philanthropy website, there’s a podcast on why foundations should pay attention to radical thinkers.
- Heather McLeod Grant, a senior consultant at the Monitor Institute, spoke at the Stanford Social Innovation Review’s Nonprofit Management Institute on “Creating Forces for Good in Nonprofit Management.”
What news do you have to share?