Tag: Values

Celebrities and Haiti

Food for thought, you may not want to hear this, but we need to re-evaluate celebrities on how they “help” Haiti. With having a platform that allows an individual to connect with the world with a simple click is powerful, and that is precisely why we should re-evaluate when a celebrity wishes to “do good”…
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Faith-Based Nonprofits and Congregations

The topic that has generated more research in recent years about religion than almost any other concerns the role of so-called faith-based nonprofit organizations. Besides the more than three hundred thousand local congregations that presently exist in the United States, thousands of faith-based nonprofit organizations have been founded in recent years (Scott 2002). These are…
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The Reality of Voluntourism and the Conversations We’re Not Having

A much-needed debate about voluntourism is taking off on the web. It includes voices from the industry, academics, travel professionals, and volunteers themselves. From “The White Tourist’s Burden” to “Lions, Zebras, and African Children,” at the heart of these stories is the notion of inexperienced volunteers who use their privilege to go abroad for their…
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Don’t Just Donate!

We’ve said it–don’t just donate, we’ve been preaching this for a while now and will continue to preach it. Sending barrels of clothes, school supplies, food, and more, is a form of dumping; by doing this, you are disrupting the local market and also running small businesses out of business, instead, partner up with local…
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Code of Ethics

French Version-CODE DE DÉONTOLOGIE Permission to reprint from AFP

Stewardship Assessment


  Kreyol translation 

Évaluation de l’état de Préparation du Conseil

Kreyol Transalation 

Ten Questions Every Nonprofit Board Member or Executive Needs to Answer Before Fundraising

A way to assess the costs of fundraising programs in comparison with the return that investment brings. In fundraising, it’s best to understand Numbers, details, and time. Here is a list of ten questions to help you start. Are you raising more money every year for basic operating support? For every nonprofit that is not…
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