June 20, 2019; Arizona Republic

In a recent article, the Arizona Republic outlined its concerns with Arizona’s Foster Hope Foundation and its operations. The biggest one is that the organization seems to spend less than 20 percent of its income on services and it is hard to find a solid paper trail showing how donations are spent. We might pile on a bit and suggest that any nonprofit that lists only one board member, with that board member being paid by the organization, isn’t in fact a nonprofit at all.

Here is what its Form 990 says: “Right now, we have o