May 26, 2015

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  • The Challenges of New Nonprofits

    Non profitAs organizational theorists have described it, an organization’s risk of dying is highest at the point of its founding and decreases with age. So it is essential for new ...

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The Nonprofit Ethicist: Divided Board Loyalties and Fundraising Quandaries

EthicistFrom confusions around duty of loyalty to the advisability (or not) of regifting gifts in kind, there is no complicated situation that the Nonprofit Ethicist cannot untangle. 

Hoarders: the Nonprofit Edition (and Other Ethical Issues)

EthicistIs it ethical to hoard endowment returns numbering in the millions? What is the most diplomatic way for an accountant to flag a client’s unstated going concern problem? Is it a conflict of interest for a membership association’s board to also serve as the board of the association’s charitable nonprofit? The Ethicist weighs in.

The Ethicist on Pledge Posting and Nonprofit Pariahs

EthicistFrom improperly recorded pledges to nonprofit pariahs—there isn’t a question, problem, or dilemma that the Ethicist cannot solve.

Nonprofit Salary Differentials: The Ethicist Weighs In

EthicistUnfair wages? Donors gone wild? Illegal practices? The Ethicist weighs in.

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EthicistNepotism? Conflicts of interest? A hidden agenda? The Ethicist comes to the rescue.

Mommie Dearest, Nonprofit Style

EthicistNepotism? Conflicts of interest? A hidden agenda? The Ethicist comes to the rescue.