Fundraising Ethics

Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

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Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

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About the course

Fundraising occurs at the speed of trust. This course teaches and applies ethical principles that form the foundation of trusting relationships with donors.

Agenda

DAY 1

8:30am: Participant Introductions & Expectations

  • Course Objectives
  • Frameworks for Ethical Inquiry

10:15: Ethical Behavior

  • Definitions – Ethics, Dilemmas, Right, Wrong
  • Aristotle’s Virtue Ethics

1:15pm: Utilitarianism – “Greatest good for the greatest number” Peter Singer’s Effective Altruism

3:15pm: Tainted Money & Tainted Donors

  • Models for Resolution
  • Case studies

5:00 Adjourn

Day 2

8:30am: Review Day One

  • Strengthening Your Case for Support
  • Gifts of Mercy <-> Gifts of Excellence
  • Gifts of compassion <-> Gifts of community
  • Case Studies

10:15am: Maimonides’ Eight Stages of Giving – “The Ladder” Your Organization on the Ladder

1:15pm: Beneficiaries and Recipients

  • Ethical Use of Images, Stories, and Testimonials
  • Who Monitors?
  • Avoiding “Poverty Porn”
  • Case Studies

3:15pm: Reflection and Review

Action Planning:

  • Procedures for Resolving Dilemmas
  • Donor Bill or Rights
  • Gift Acceptance Policies
  • Policies on Images and Testimonials

Celebrate and Certificates

5:00 Adjourn

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Fundraising Ethics at Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

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