Category Archives: Ethics

Questions You Should Ask When You’re Face to Face Pt. 3 (The Meat and Potatoes)

Remember, allowing your donor to share as much about their personal story with the answers to these questions is an opportunity. Let them do it without interruptions. Continue reading

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How to Get Face to Face with Your Donors

When asking the supporter for that face to face meeting, always give the donor the choice of when and where to meet. The donor should feel empowered and comfortable, not like a school kid called to the Principal’s office. You want them to be comfortable wherever they choose to meet. Continue reading

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Donor Research After the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

A few weeks ago, the media was abuzz with news that Cambridge Analytica, a business that gleans and analyzes user information on social media giant, Facebook, accessed and used public personal information on behalf of political campaigns in the US and Britain.  … Continue reading

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Will They Forgive or Forget?

The irony of Progressives money being used to ensure the free speech rights of racists hit me like a bolt of lightning. Continue reading

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Eschewing Ethics

I read an opinion piece in the Boston Globe today that turned my stomach.  The piece, “Let Psychiatrists Talk about Trump’s Mental State” was written by Leonard L. Glass, a part-time associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and senior attending psychiatrist at McLean … Continue reading

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Where Does the Money Really Go?

I was sitting in one of my favorite watering holes recently and needed to use the cash machine which doubles as a redemption machine for the video slot machines.  I stood behind someone who was cashing in a ticket from … Continue reading

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Does Your Nonprofit Organization Serve All, or Just Some?

You’d have to be living under a rock, or at least off the grid, to have not heard about the uproar created when the legislatures of Indiana and Arkansas passed Religious Freedom Restoration laws in their states, just as the … Continue reading

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