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An understanding of and adherence to AFP ethics are an important part of AFP membership.  Ethical standards and principles are the foundation for maintaining public trust, and it is the goal of AFP to stay current and focused on emerging ethical issues.  Two important documents guide AFP members:

AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards

Donor Bill of Rights


Additional information and resources:

Ethics section of AFP International

Ethics and Accountability in the Nonprofit Sector (National Council of Nonprofits)

The AFP Ethics Assessment InventoryTM

Anyone interested in learning more about AFP Lowcountry Chapter's work to foster ethical fundraising practices should contact Ethics Chair Kelly Stellrecht.