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Ethics Of Meeting Payroll With Grant Dollars...

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.” Program-Specific Staff: […]

Ethics Of Meeting Payroll With Grant Dollars...

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.” Program-Specific Staff: […]

Advocacy Groups Challenge Ethics Laws...

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. Lawyers Alliance for New York and the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York (NPCC) filed a complaint against the New York Attorney General’s Office. The 15-page filing […]

3 ethics issues for boards and staffs...

Though many nonprofit organizations have been founded on principles and ideals, they are not immune to common ethics issues. In his book, “Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations,” Gary M. Grobman lays out a wide variety of scenarios and practice tools for nonprofit boards and staffs to take into account, along with three general ethics issues to […]

3 ethics issues for boards and staffs...

Though many nonprofit organizations have been founded on principles and ideals, they are not immune to common ethics issues. In his book, “Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations,” Gary M. Grobman lays out a wide variety of scenarios and practice tools for nonprofit boards and staffs to take into account, along with three general ethics issues to […]

6 tips for strong organizational ethics...

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. In “Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations,” Gary M. Grobman provides scenarios and in-depth cases for managers and board members to learn from, along with six tips to keep in mind when trying to […]

6 tips for strong organizational ethics...

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. In “Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations,” Gary M. Grobman provides scenarios and in-depth cases for managers and board members to learn from, along with six tips to keep in mind when trying to […]

Privacy is both a legal and ethics issue...

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. During its International Conference on Fundraising, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) reminded members of its ethical […]

Privacy is both a legal and ethics issue...

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. During its International Conference on Fundraising, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) reminded members of its ethical […]

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

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? The issue was raised during a SxSW discussion on the newsgathering […]