Promoting Excellence and Trust in the Nonprofit Sector

The Ethics of Social Media and Nonprofits from the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics


"The vast majority of nonprofits use multiple forms of social media to raise money, find volunteers, or take some action on behalf of the organization, with the goal of advancing objectives. Is your social media program fulfilling your mission? You need to ask yourself three questions."


Joan Harrington, the director of Social Sector Ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, a Replication Partner of the Standards for Excellence Institute wrote a blog on the Ethics of Social Media and Nonprofits. Read the full article to learn more about this topic. 

By Jess Begue | February 13, 2020 | Best Practices , Ethics , Replication Partner
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About the Author: Jess Begue

Jess serves as the Marketing and Communications Assistant at Maryland Nonprofits and began in April 2019. Jess aids in making sure that all members are up-to-date on what is happening with Maryland Nonprofits and the Standards for Excellence Institute.

Jess was born and raised in Ohio and earned her B.S.B.A. from The Ohio State University in May of 2018. Before joining us at The Standards for Excellence Institute, she worked for the Ohio Democratic Party as a Digital Organizer during the 2018 midterm cycle. In her spare time, Jess enjoys spending time with her friends and exploring everything that Baltimore has to offer.