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.
"With years of philanthropic and business experience, I achieved success quickly in the community college fundraising space because of CRD's, national conferences, online resources and webinars, and most of all the wonderful members of CRD who share so fully in our professional development."
Richard Morley, CFRE, CSPG, Executive Director
Irvine Valley College Foundation, CA