You know, ethics in our nonprofit work (and – let’s face it – in everyone’s work) is a really important thing. We all know that.
We all know ignoring the rules to accept a timeshare to help out a donor might put something on the books, but that something will be a liability sooner rather than later.
Accepting a transformational gift from a donor whose affiliations and financial background you haven’t researched could just end up causing you a world of trouble.
How many stories have you read recently where nonprofits have had to deal with taking a name off a wall or deal with a lawsuit or public relations nightmare because of the tainted nature of a donor who gave a gift? [Read more…]