Ethical standards and principles are the foundation for maintaining donor and public trust. AFP provides a self-governed process for addressing ethical concerns and the only enforceable code of ethics in the fundraising profession.

AFP believes that ethical behavior fosters the development and growth of fundraising professionals and the fundraising profession and enhances philanthropy and volunteerism. AFP members recognize their responsibility to ethically generate or support ethical generation of philanthropic support.

Learn more about AFP's Code of Ethics.