Virtual Online Session
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Registration is free!
Fundraising is an essential aspect of any organization's success. It allows nonprofits, charities, and other organizations to achieve their goals and make an impact in their communities. However, as a fundraiser, you are often faced with ethical dilemmas that require you to make tough decisions. The purpose of this presentation is to provide you with the tools and knowledge necessary to make ethical decisions when fundraising.
a. Definition of Ethics
b. Importance of Ethics in Fundraising
c. Common Ethical Dilemmas in Fundraising
Code of Ethics for Fundraisers:
a. Overview of the AFP Code of Ethics
b. Applying the Code of Ethics in Fundraising
c. Consequences of Violating the Code of Ethics
Making Ethical Decisions:
a. Steps to Making Ethical Decisions
b. Identifying Stakeholders
c. Evaluating the Consequences of Your Decisions
d. Making the Final Decision
Ethical Fundraising Practices:
a. Donor Transparency
b. Donor Privacy
c. Avoiding Conflict of Interest
d. Ethical Gift Acceptance
In conclusion, making ethical decisions as a fundraiser is crucial to maintain the trust of donors, stakeholders, and the community. This presentation provides you with the necessary knowledge and tools to make ethical decisions in your fundraising practices. It is important to remember that making ethical decisions is not always easy, but it is necessary to ensure the long-term success of your organization.
Full participation in this session is applicable for 1.5 points in Category 1.B -Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification