Since its beginning in 1980, an important part of the Association of Development Officer’s mission has been the promotion of high ethical fundraising standards.
We encourage the ethical acquisition of needed resources and the honest fulfillment of donor wishes. We encourage all ADO members to embrace the following values when generating philanthropic support:
While striving to act according to the above values, ADO members agree to abide by the following Standards of Professional Practice:
Solicitation and Use of Philanthropic Funds
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