Donor Bill of Rights

PHILANTHROPY is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of
giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To ensure that philanthropy merits
the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the not-for-profit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:

Read the Donor Bill of Rights (pdf)

Developed By:

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP)
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits

Endorsed By:

(in formation)
Independent Sector
National Catholic Development Conference (NCDC)
National Committee on Planned Giving (NCPG)
Council for Resource Development (CRD)
United Way of America