U.S.VETS GIFT ACCEPTANCE POLICY
U.S.VETS, a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of California, encourages the solicitation and acceptance of gifts for purposes that help the organization further and fulfill its mission.
U.S.VETS staff and supporters solicit outright and deferred gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations to secure the future growth and mission of U.S.VETS. U.S.VETS’ Board of Directors and staff have a fiduciary duty to assure that U.S.VETS’ assets are used efficiently and protected from potential liabilities and diversion to purposes other than those that further U.S.VETS mission.
This policy serves to provide guidelines for the acceptance and stewardship of gifts, and applies to all gifts received by U.S.VETS for any of its programs or services. Gifts cannot be accepted if they interfere with the mission, purpose or procedures of U.S.VETS. We encourage donors to contact us directly with any questions regarding this policy.
In all matters involving current and prospective donors, the interest of the donor is important to U.S.VETS. Key principles include safeguarding the confidentiality of the donor relationship; providing full disclosure to the donor; and ensuring that gifts are recorded, allocated, and used according to the donor intent and designation.