JGSCO Member and Donor Bill of Rights Policy
1. To be informed of the organization’s mission, how it intends to use donated resources, and its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
2. To be informed of who’s serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities. You must be transparent about who serves on your board, their responsibilities and the decisions they’re making.
3. To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements. Make your nonprofit’s financial data easily accessible to constituents, potential donors and charitable watchdog groups.
4. To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition.
5. To be assured that donation information is handled with respect and confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
6. To expect that relationships between individuals representing organizations and donors will be professional.
7. To be informed whether fundraisers are volunteers, employees of the organization, or hired solicitors.
8. To feel free to ask questions and receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.
Last updated: November 4, 2021