Emerging Issue: Changing Landscape Of Charitable Solicitation
This panel on charitable solicitation, a core concern of both federal and state regulators. The question and answer session touched on the actual and perceived extent of unethical or illegal behavior in charitable giving, specific problems relating to mobile and text giving, and the challenge of addressing informal solicitation and giving, in particular the difficulty in tracking and auditing these activities
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Robert Carlson, Assistant Attorney General, Missouri Attorney General's Office , Robert Carter Chairman, Association of Fundraising Professionals , Putnam Barber Project Associate, Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy, The Urban Institute, Visiting Lecturer, University of Washington Evans School of Public Affairs Jim Manis, Founder and CEO, Mobile Giving Foundation
Cindy M. Lott , Senior Counsel, National State Attorney General Program, Columbia Law School
RESOURCES Attorney General of Massachusetts, Report on Professional Solicitations for Charity in 2011 Attorney General of Massachusetts, Report on Professional Solicitations for Charity in 2010 Bob Carlson, Emerging Issue: Changing Landscape of Charitable Solicitation, Office of the Missouri Attorney General (Feb. 8, 2013), https://web.law.columbia.edu/sites/default/files/microsites/attorneys-ge... Bob Carlson & Susan Chloe, Legal Implications of Fundraising Via Social Media, /sites/default/files/microsites/attorneys-general/Carlson%20%2B%20Chloe%20-%20Social%20Media%20fundraising_0.pdf National Association of State Charities Officials, The Charlston Principles: Guidelines on Charitable Solicitations Using the Internet (March 14, 2001) http://www.grassrootsgivinggroup.com/files/charleston_principles__final.pdf Charities Regulation and Oversight Project of the National State Attorneys General Program at Columbia Law School, Technology, Social Media and Nonprofit Fundraising Resources (April 2012), https://web.law.columbia.edu/sites/default/files/microsites/attorneys-ge... The Multistate Filer Project, Which States Require Registration of Charitable Soliciting Organizations and Accept the URS?, http://www.multistatefiling.org/#yes_states (last visited Jan. 28, 2013); see also The Multistate Filer Project, Which States Require Registration of Charitable Soliciting Organizations and Do Not Accept the URS?, http://www.multistatefiling.org/#no_states Network for Good, The Online Giving Study, Onlinegiving.org (2013), http://www.onlinegivingstudy.org/ New York State Attorney General's Office, Pennies for Charity - Where Your Money Goes (reports for 2000 - 2012) Office of the Vermont Attorney General, Where Have All the Dollars Gone? An Updated Report on Paid Fundraising in Vermont (Dec. 2012) Seth Perlman, Complex Fundraising Issues Powerpoint, Perlman and Perlman Kirk Swain, State Registrations: Trust Your Customer but Verify, Philanthropy Journal (Oct. 15, 2012), http://www.philanthropyjournal.org/resources/fundraisinggiving/state-reg..