Donor Bill of Rights
Asian Hope commits that all supporters shall have these rights:
- To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for its intended purposes.
- To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prayerful and prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
- To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statement.
- To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given. In the event that funds are no longer needed for a designated project, Asian Hope will contact the donor and ask where they would like to redirect the gift. Per IRS regulations, a gift is non-refundable after being accepted and receipted by a nonprofit.
- To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition for gifts received.
- To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
- To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
- To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization, or hired solicitors.
- To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists upon request.
- To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful, and forthright answers.