Operating 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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WhistleBlower Protection Policy

Adapt this template for a whistleblower protection policy to meet your needs.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form

Use this form yearly to remind board and staff to disclose any possible conflicts of interest.

Conflict of Interest Sample Policy

This sample conflict of interest policy can be adapted to create your own.

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Document Destruction and Retention Policy Sample

Adapt this template for use in your organization today.

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Document Retention Sample Worksheet

This worksheet can be used to help you maintain compliance with your document retention policy.

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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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Questions to Ask before Starting a Nonprofit

Starting a nonprofit is a serious undertaking. The questions posed in this document will help you determine if you're really ready.

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Sample Code of Ethics Policy

Create or update your code of ethics policy using this sample.

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Sample Confidentiality Policy

Create or update your confidentiality policy using this sample.

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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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