The Donor Bill of Rights
The AHIMA Foundation values the support of our donors and respects the discretion and complexity of decisions regarding charitable giving. Our commitment is to provide donors with the options that best meet their charitable giving needs and abilities, as well as advance the mission of the Foundation. In accordance with the standards established by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the AHIMA Foundation adheres strictly to the following Donor Bill of Rights, which states that a donor has the right:
A) to be informed of the AHIMA Foundation’s mission, of the way the AHIMA Foundation intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
B) to be informed of the identity of those serving on the AHIMA Foundation’s Board of Directors, and to expect the Board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
C) to have access to the AHIMA Foundation’s most recent financial statements.
D) to be assured their gifts will be used for the general purposes for which they were given.
E) to receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
F) to be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and, if requested, with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
G) to have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from AHIMA Foundation’s mailing lists.
H) to feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.