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Donor Bill of Rights:
Bill of Rights Preamble:
At New Start Project we believe that Philanthropy isn’t begging but a privileged in helping others. Philanthropy is a voluntary action for the common good. Giving and sharing are a tradition of our society and is a primary way to improve the quality of life of our communities. To ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in New Start Project’s mission and vision and stewardship over all contributions provided. New Start Project declares that all donors have these rights:
NSP Bill of Rights:
I. 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 their intended purposes. II. To informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgement in its stewardship responsibilities. III. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given. IV. To receive appropriate acknowledgment and recognition. V.To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition. VI. To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent by the law. VII. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers or employees of New Start Project. VIII. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing NSP’s interest to the donor will be professional in nature. IX. To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that maybe intended to share. X.To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt truthful and forthright answers.