Tag Archives: AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards

It’s Finally Over

I have finally finished my series about ethics and nonprofit fundraising.  It should not have taken so long, but things happen.  For those of you who don’t know, I am now spending a lot of my time taking care of … Continue reading

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When Will We get that Money?

Over the years, I have been involved with a number of organizations which were supported by businesses that did fundraisers for their causes.  They usually involved holding an event at their establishments and gave us a percentage of 25% to … Continue reading

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Payola

Back in the 50s, radio gained in popularity as a way to market music for America’s youth.   Baby-boomers discovered pop music and rock and roll, and because of post WWII prosperity, teenagers had money to spend on records and concerts.  … Continue reading

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What You Won’t See on my Resume……Yet

Every so often, a news story will come out about executive or politician having to step down from their position in disgrace.  When the individual was hired or elected, it was because they indicated on their resume that they graduated … Continue reading

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Compliance: Are You Keeping Up with the Law?

I am sure that most of you who read this are well aware that the nonprofit sector is highly regulated.  Local municipalities, state legislatures, and the Federal government, as well as those governments in other countries, create rules and laws … Continue reading

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Going Out of Business

When I was in college, I spent a few days of my sophomore year spring break visiting my future brother-in-law who was going to med school in New York City.  It was my first time in the Big Apple,  so Dave … Continue reading

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They Did the Right Thing

When I started this series on ethics and fundraising, I stated that I would not name those individuals or organizations that violated the tenets of the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards, but I would name those that set … Continue reading

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