The NIACC Foundation

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 assure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the NIACC Foundation, the Board of Directors declare that all donors have these rights:


I

To be informed of our mission, of the way we intend to use donated resources, and of our capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.


II

To be informed of the identity of those serving on the Foundation’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.


III

To have access to the Foundation’s most recent financial statements.


IV

To be assured your gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.


V

To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition.


VI

To be assured that information about your donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.


VII

To expect that all relationships with individuals representing the College or Foundation will be professional in nature.


VIII

To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers or employees.


IX

To have the opportunity to keep your gift anonymous, if you desire.


X

To feel free to ask questions when considering or making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful, and forthright answers.