Ethical standards and principles are the foundation for maintaining public trust, for every AFP member. AFP provides a self-governed process for addressing ethical concerns.

Code of Ethics

AFP Code of Ethical Standards (short version) 

AFP Guidelines for the Code of Ethical Standards 

The Donor Bill of Rights 

Note: AFP requires the completion of the following Permission Form by those wishing to reprint or reproduce (in whole or in part) the Code of Ethical Principles and Standards, and/or the Donors Bill of Rights. The form should be faxed or emailed per instruction, and permission will be granted to qualifying requests. Thank you.

Permission Form: Online Form 

Online Resources

AFP International - AFP’s Ethics Page will provide you with further information on ethical standards and principles.

Chapter Information

AFP GLAC’s Eye on Ethics program allows members to discuss ethical issues/dilemmas at our Development Seminars/Luncheons in our Table Top sessions. If you have a story to share, please email Diana Corbin, Ethics Chair ( the following: 1) The ethical dilemma or situation; 2) How you solved it; and 3) If you would like us to mention your name/organization or wish to remain anonymous. Your story may be featured and discussed at our Development Seminars/Luncheons.

We welcome your ideas and suggestions as to how to further incorporate ethics into our educational programming and chapter. Contact Diana if you’d like to be more involved.