Fundraising with Integrity

Traveling the High Road

Ethical behavior is key for any nonprofit, and all the people involved with the organization. Once the public loses trust in an organization, it’s a long road back. Written policies can help to be sure everyone is on the same page.


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Ethics and Fundraising

Fundraising is about relationships and relationships are fraught with potential for ethical issues. This resource reviews some areas where fundraisers should be highly aware of the implications of their actions.

Gift Acceptance Policy

Make sure your organization has a plan for every type of gift that can be given by adapting this template to your needs.

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Privacy Policy Template

How you use personal information that you have collected is important in building trust. Adapt this privacy policy template to make sure the people who are sharing their information with you know what they can expect.

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Sample Do Not Call Policy

If you do any amount of phone solicitation, it is important to have a policy. Use this template as a guide to create or improve your own.

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Sample Gift Acknowledgement Procedure

Use this sample procedure to develop or edit your own.

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Unprecedented Collaboration

Nearly 20 foundations and corporations have invested in building the capacity of NH nonprofits through their support of this project.

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The Go Factor

In the triad of "ready, set, go" NonprofitNext is the "Go Factor." Tools that you find here allow you to quickly move into action by downloading a resource that you can use today - A checklist, a template, information to bring to your next board meeting.



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