On Earning & Keeping Trust, Nonprofits’ Greatest Asset
Regular readers of Nonprofit Advocacy Updates are well aware that public policy challenges can undermine the work of charitable organizations. That’s one reason, out of many, nonprofits need to be transparent and operate ethically. Any action that breaches the public’s trust can hurt all 501(c)(3) if lawmakers push bills that burden charitable operations, impose unrealistic expectations, or apply discriminatory treatment.
With these points in mind, now is a good time for a refresher course on why nonprofit law and oversight are essential – to promote trust.