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Ethical Giving in a Pandemic: Give Now, Give Generously, Give without Strings from the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

"Many of these nonprofits operate on a tight budget and don’t have a significant cushion in reserve. Many rely on fundraising events to provide funds for their services and those events have been canceled. Many nonprofits have employees who are at the bottom of the pay scale and cannot afford to be laid off. The fundraising capacity of these nonprofits is currently paralyzed. Ethical giving in a pandemic looks different than in normal times."

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 | March 31, 2020 | Fundraising
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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.