Donor Bill of Rights

This code of conduct asserts that you, as an individual or corporate donor, have a right;

To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way it intends to use your grant, and of its capacity to do so effectively for their intended purposes.

To be informed of who serves on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.

To have access to the organizations most recent financial statements.

To be assured that your grant/donation will be used for the purpose for which they were given.

To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.

To be assured that information will be handled respectfully and confidentially within the law.

To expect that representatives of the organization will act professionally.

To feel free to ask questions when making a grant/donation and to receive prompt. truthful and forthright answers.


Ethical Behavior. Accountability extends beyond the requirements of the law. We establish and carry out policies and procedures that recognize multiple obligations for accountability: to the fundamental provisions by which our donors defined basic expectations, to the charitable institutions we serve, to the general public and to appropriate national and local governmental agencies.

Self-Evaluation. We regularly review our program interests and operating policies, the composition of our committees and program servant leaders for overall effectiveness in our donor and grant making process.



Providence Systems Foundation
Attn: Mike Taylor
5770 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008