Ethics Start at the Top

Ethics, smethics (yes, I’ve blogged about this before).  Increasingly, and sadly, that appears to be what the nonprofit sector thinks of ethics.  Something to rhyme with, but nothing to take seriously, as evidenced by story after story, from every corner of our country, of organizations operating unethically.

Pulled from headlines just in the last several weeks:  nonprofits operating as a family business, too numerous to mention, and then making loans to family’s private business (Footings, in Monroe, New York); executive director embezzling $500,000 with the aid Read more