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Compliance Assessments Protect Charities

Compliance Assessments Protect Charities

Compliance Assessments Protect Charities

Proactive review can reduce the risks of waking up to adverse publicity and loss of trust

Hardly a day goes by without numerous newspaper articles and other media stories about real or perceived abuses in the nonprofit sector. 

What’s especially tragic about the vast majority of this negative media and Congressional scrutiny is that much of it could have been avoided had the organizations’ boards, officers, employees, and/or volunteers simply fulfilled their fiduciary responsibilities.  In fact, virtually every case prosecuted by state and federal regulators can ultimately be traced back to the organization’s board, officers, employees, and/or volunteers failing to fulfill their basic fiduciary responsibilities.  Had the individuals in question been more vigilant, the wrongdoing could...

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