Ethics Professor Weighs In On When Nonprofits See Donors In Headlines For Wrong Reasons
It’s a problem nonprofits face after they see donors in the headlines for the wrong reasons.
In this case, a University of Arizona foundation received $50,000 from Gratitude America in 2017. The nonprofit supports military veterans and their families affected by brain injuries or combat-related stress.
MIT also received $150,000 from Gratitude America. Here’s the rub. The former president of that nonprofit is Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire accused of sex trafficking teenage girls.
Harvard had previously received $6.5 million from Epstein — and won’t be giving it back. What’s a university or nonprofit to do?
Mary Feeney, professor and Lincoln Professor of Ethics in Public Affairs at Arizona State University, joins The Show from Washington, D.C.
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