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Ethics Of Meeting Payroll With Grant Dollars

December 19, 2017       The NonProfit Times       [post_view]       0
    Meeting payroll costs is an ongoing challenge. “One of the most frequent questions I hear is whether grants can cover staff salaries,” said Barbara Floersch of The Grantsmanship Center in Los Angeles, Calif. “The answer is, ‘yes,’ however, there are only three circumstances in which grants are a good source for staffing costs.”

Advocacy Groups Challenge Ethics Laws

April 17, 2017       Mark Hrywna       [post_view]       0

Two advocacy organizations for nonprofits have challenged provisions of an ethics law approved last year in New York State that they contend is unconstitutional and harmful to nonprofits.

3 ethics issues for boards and staffs

September 7, 2015       The NonProfit Times       [post_view]       0

Though many nonprofit organizations have been founded on principles and ideals, they are not immune to common ethics issues.

6 tips for strong organizational ethics

August 31, 2015       The NonProfit Times       [post_view]       0

From serving clients to raising funds to managing staff, running a nonprofit can be difficult even before factoring in ethics and conflict-of-interest issues.

Privacy is both a legal and ethics issue

October 22, 2014       The NonProfit Times       [post_view]       0

Getting the word out is very important, but getting the word out clearly and correctly is of even more importance. A lack of clarity can cause miscommunication and, even worse, be seen as an attempt to conceal wrongdoing.

Live From SXSW: Accurate, Fair & Safe – The Ethics of Social News

March 10, 2014       Joleen Ong       [post_view]       0

Citizen journalists, public citizens who independently support the newsgathering process, play an increasingly important role in providing breaking news content to journalists via Twitter and Facebook. But what are some of the ethical issues with this new frontier for journalism where anybody can participate?

4 elements of accountability and ethics

January 7, 2014       The NonProfit Times       [post_view]       0

A worthwhile mission clearly stated and effective fundraising are crucial stones upon which a nonprofit foundation rests, but as all-too-many people inside and outside the sector can attest, ethics violations — or even the appearance of ethical lapses — can damage a cause and possibly even destroy an organization.

As Elections Approach, Court Orders Public Disclosure of Donors

October 2, 2018       The NonProfit Times       [post_view]       0

Nonprofits that make political ads explicating telling viewers who to vote for or against must now disclose the identities of all contributors who gave more than $200 in a year. That’s the result after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted a temporary stay by Chief Justice John Roberts.

Court Allows Public Disclosure Of Political Donors

September 20, 2018       Mark Hrywna       [post_view]       0

Nonprofits that make political ads explicating telling viewers who to vote for or against must now disclose the identities of all contributors who gave more than $200 in a year. That’s the result after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted a temporary stay by Chief Justice John Roberts.

Missouri Gov. Accused Of Unauthorized Use Of Nonprofit’s Donor List

April 25, 2018       Mark Hrywna       [post_view]       0

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is facing questions about whether he improperly used a donor list from the charity he founded before making his run for statewide office in 2016.