Search Results for: ethics

Advocacy Groups Challenge Ethics Laws

April 17, 2017       Mark Hrywna       (0)       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       (1)       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       (0)       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       (0)       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       (0)       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       (6)       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.

Moving Up, Over Rather Than Out

March 28, 2017       Andy Segedin       (0)       0

Career changes within the American Red Cross were predominantly employee-driven 15 years ago. Today, talent movement, leadership development and succession planning all help the Red Cross match employees to skillsets they are interested in within the organization.

Trump Wants To Kill Johnson Amendment On Political Speech

February 2, 2017       Mark Hrywna       (0)       0

President Donald Trump has renewed his call to eliminate a rule that prohibits tax-exempt nonprofits, particularly churches, from making political endorsements.

Deciding When It Is Time To Hire

September 26, 2016       The NonProfit Times       (0)       0

Tighter budgets and increased demand for services make decisions about staffing difficult, to put it mildly. The need never goes away, but sometimes the money does. And, someone is in the middle of trying to balance those conflicting pressures.

In Case You Missed It: Another Embattled Veterans Charity Ceases Operation

September 6, 2016       Andy Segedin       (0)       0

The National Vietnam Veterans Foundation (NVVF) is no more. The organization’s former president in under internal review by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs NVVF came under the microscope in May, when a CNN investigation showed that less than 2 percent of organizational revenue was going toward charitable causes. The organization’s demise was first reported by CNN this week, with an employee quoted as saying that NVVF President J. Thomas Burch, an attorney with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), had resigned and the organization had closed operations.