chairman of the Senate Finance Committee
On May 23, 2012, CNN reported that Sen. Max Baucus, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Sen. Richard Burr, the senior Republican on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee were investigating charges that the Disabled Veterans National Foundation has spent little of the tens of millions of dollars it raised since 2007 on programs to help veterans. In this Discussion, you will analyze the fundraising abuses of a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping disabled veterans.
Read the article by Perry, (2014), “NY Wins $25 million in Fundraising Abuse Case” as well as the information provided by the charity navigator.
With these thoughts in mind:
Post a summary of the legal and ethical violations of the Disabled Veterans National Foundation. Next, explain what steps you would take if you were the executive director to prevent this from happening in the future and to rebuild public trust. Finally, reflect on how you felt about this organization as you read this case and how you might feel if you were a donor to this organization.