A Donor’s Bill of Rights is…

(1) To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.

(2) To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing  board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgement in its stewardship responsibilities.

(3) To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.

(4) To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.

(5) To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition.

(6) To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.

(7) To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.

(8) To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization, or hired solicitors.

(9) To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.

(10) To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful, and forthright answers.

*Developed by the AHP, AFP
(Charitable Registration #13036 3336 RR0001)

Please feel free to contact the Foundation Office if you have any questions or concerns; T +1 (204) 661 7156.