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Social Sector Ethics Links

Websites on ethics in the social sector

Compendium of Standards, Codes, and Principles of Nonprofit and Philanthropic Organizations
Independent Sector

Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice
Independent Sector

Statement of Values and Code of Ethics for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Organizations
Independent Sector

Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector
Standards for Excellence Institute

How Ethical Is Your Nonprofit Organization?
GuideStar

Ethical Fundraising
National Council of Nonprofits

Ethics and Accountability for Nonprofits
National Council of Nonprofits

Ethical Fundraising
National Council of Nonprofits

Internal Controls for Nonprofits
National Council of Nonprofits

Ethical Leadership for Nonprofits
National Council of Nonprofits

Code of Ethics for Nonprofits
National Council of Nonprofits

Conflict of Interest
National Council of Nonprofits

Principles and Practices
National Council of Nonprofits

Code of Ethics & Conduct for NGOs
World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations

Frequently Asked Questions About Fundraising Ethics
Association of Fundraising Professionals

Ethics and Nonprofits
Stanford Social Innovation Review

Balancing Nonprofit Interests
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Unavoidable Ethical Dilemmas for Non-Profits
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of the Nonprofit Board (Summary)
Pew Charitable Trusts

Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of the Nonprofit Board (Book)
John Wiley & Sons

Toward a Theory of Sector Selection​
Nonprofit Ethics Quarterly​
 
The Logic of Effective Altruism
Boston Review