Readings: Fundraising, Ethics, & the Law

Hey all, some useful resources on legal and ethical issues related to fundraising. Guidelines, Codes, and Standards for Association of Fundraising Professionals (note: even a section on “ethics and social media” UF Foundation Fundraising Policy (note especially the “Donor Bill of Rights” and “Changes in Donor Restrictions” Why nonprofits are…

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More on social media & philanthropy

Here are some of the things that came up in class, I just post the links in case you want to follow-up: Ice Bucket Challenge: Time Magazine and Wikipedia Kony 2012: Slate & Wikipedia Three big problems with facebook activism Slacktivism for everyone: How keyboard activism is affecting social movements…

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Readings: Week 2 – Crowdfunding Introduction

Byrnes JEK, Ranganathan J, Walker BLE, Faulkes Z (2014) To Crowdfund Research, Scientists Must Build an Audience for Their Work. PLoS ONE 9(12): e110329: http://tinyurl.com/ztfaum9 Video by authors about Byrnes et al. 2014:http://youtu.be/lxpgfRR11w4 Vachelard J, Gambarra-Soares T, Augustini G, Riul P, Maracaja-Coutinho V (2016) A Guide to Scientific Crowdfunding. PLoS…

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