Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics

The CRD Code of Ethics

Resource Development Professionals shall encourage sound business management practices, accounting procedures, fiduciary responsibility, and integrity in accepting grants and gifts;

Resource Development Professionals shall be employed by salary, retainer or fee for services and not by commission based on the value of gifts or grants secured;

Resource Development Professionals shall leave intact and maintain the confidentiality of all records, proposals, donor and prospect lists acquired in the professional service with the employer represented unless prior written consent is given for reproduction or removal of such materials;

Resource Development Professionals shall maintain a professional public demeanor;

Resource Development Professionals shall share freely non-confidential information with other professionals and shall promote the professional growth and opportunities of themselves and others through active membership in appropriate professional organizations.

GPA (Grant Professionals Association) Code of Ethics

AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) Ethics

Independent Sector Statement of Values and Code of Ethics for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Organizations

Erin Cisler Joomla

"As a newcomer in the field of Alumni Relations, CRD has been a wonderful resource that has provided me an opportunity to benchmark against some of the best Alumni Relations Offices."

Erin Cisler
Alumni Relations Manager
Grand Rapids Community College, MI