TOOLS AND TRAINING
By Peter Panepento
The following organizations can offer help to nonprofit groups in creating or updating their
The Association of Fundraising Professionals lists its sample code of ethics for fund raisers on its Web site.
The Association of Non-Profit Executives offers a sample code on its site.
The Colorado Association of Nonprofit Organizations includes its publication, "Conducting an Ethics Audit: A Checklist for Nonprofits" on its Web site.
The Council on Foundations includes a code for grant makers on its site.
Independent Sector provides a checklist for creating an ethics code on its site. The page also includes links to a compendium of ethics codes from nonprofit organizations.
The Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations' Web site includes a link to the Maryland Standards for Excellence.
The National Council of Nonprofit Associations includes information about financial accountability and a sample code of ethics on its Web site.