List of Those Who Have Signed On to the
Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice

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We agree that the Principles issued by the Panel on the Nonprofit Sector provide a strong guide for private foundations and public charities that aspire to high standards of governance and ethical practice. We join in encouraging board and staff leaders of every charitable organization to examine these principles carefully and determine how best they should be applied to their own operations.


Adopt The Memory Military Veteran Remembrance Project

Alexandria Technical College Foundation

Allen Community Outreach

Alliance for Advancing Nonprofit Health Care

ALMS Foundation

Alpha-1 Foundation


American Association for State and Local History

American Association of Grant Professionals (AAGP)

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

American Cancer Society

American Catholic Press

American Charter Schools Foundation

The American Friends of the Sherifam Computer Institute

American Heart Association

American Humanics

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Inc.

American Liver Foundation - Ohio Chapter

American Museum of Natural History

America's Promise Alliance

Anacostia Community Museum

Annie Maxim House

Appalachia Service Project, Inc.

Lance Armstrong Foundation

Arsenal Center for the Arts

Arts Council of South Wood County

ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership

Associated Grant Makers

Association Acumen, LLC

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy

The Autism Society of North Carolina

Brenda Babitz, President, Monroe Community College Foundation

Bay Minette Civic Club

BBB Wise Giving Alliance

Becker-Hrach-Stiftung Bonn

Susan Berresford, President, Ford Foundation

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Big Cat Rescue

Bird Street Community Center

Blandings Park Wildlife Sanctuary

The Borgen Project

Boston Foundation

Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra

Paula E. Bowen, Chair, Kidney Cancer Association

Paul Brest, President, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies

Kathleen Buechel, Visiting Professor, Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Harvard University

The Emil Buehler Trust

Bulgarian American Enterprise Fund

The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

Burr Pilger & Mayer

Charles E Burrell, President, Honored to Serve, Inc.

Adrienne Burris, SOS Inc.

Milinda Butterworth, Executive Director, Knowledge Exchange Center Of Rhode Island

C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation

The California Endowment

The California Wellness Foundation

Cancer Care, Inc.

Caring World, Inc

CASA Advocates for Children

Harold K.L. Castle Foundation

Catholic Charities USA

The Center for Effective Philanthropy

The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University

The Centre on Philanthropy (Bermuda)

Charities Review Council

Charity Navigator

Mohammed Chaudhry, CEO, San Jose Education Foundation

Chemung Canal Trust Company

Phyllis Chestang, Principal Consultant, Pasadena Delta Foundation

The Chicago Community Trust

Children of the Most High

The Children's Aid Society

Christian Fellowship And Care Foundation (CHRIFACAF)

CHRISTUS Foundation for Health Care, Houston, Texas

CHRISTUS Health Foundation

The Cleveland Foundation

Collingwood Library & Museum on Americanism

Colorado Golf Association

Colorado Nonprofit Association

Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation

The Commonwealth Fund

Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Community Foundation of Collier County

Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan

Community Library of Castle Shannon

Community Outreach and Opportunity Programs (CO-OP)

Compassion & Choices of Oregon

Consumers Union

Richard Cooper, President, MBA Consultants, LLC

David M. Copeland, Treasurer, Voices for Children

Robert R. Craig, CPA

Craigslist Foundation

The Creative Access

Crime Victim Advocacy Center

James Cross, CFO, Village Missions

Susan Crossle, Academy for Educational Development

The Nathan Cummings Foundation

Michael G. Curry II Foundation

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Dallas Genealogical Society

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Alamo Heroes Chapter

Diocese of St. Petersburg

Donors Forum of Chicago

Duke University Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society

Dunbar, Cook & Shepard, CPA's

E.Q. Enterprises Int'l

Eastside College Preparatory School

Robert W. Edgar, President and CEO, Common Cause

Brent Eley Foundation

Embrace Kids Foundation

Employee & Family Resources, Inc.

Empowered for Victory Ministries

The Empowerment Initiative, Inc.

Episcopal Community Services

Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability

Executive Alliance

Executive Service Corps of Chicago

Executive Service Corps of Houston

Family and Child Services of Washington, D.C., Inc.

Family Nurturing Center of Massachusetts

FEDCAP Rehabilitation Services

Lewis M. Feldstein, President, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Fetzer Institute

Lisa Fitzgerald, Project Facilitator, Homes for Our Troops

Joel L. Fleishman, Professor of Law and Public Policy, Duke University

Gayle Floresca, Professional Standards Manager, Illinois CPA Society

Food Bank of the Rockies

Friends of Retired Greyhounds

Diane S. Ford, Executive Director, Sobrato Family Foundation

The Ford Foundation

Foundation Center

Freddie Mac Foundation

The Friends of Camp El-O-Win

Friends of Jamaica USA

Friends of the San Jacinto Battleground

Frontier Health


David H. Fuks, CEO, Cedar Sinai Park

Fulbright & Jaworski

Merrill Gappmayer, past Chair, Intermountain Health Care

Gay and Lesbian Fund for Colorado

Georgia Perimeter College Foundation

Gregory Gerendas, Executive Director, Sequoia, Inc.

The J. Paul Getty Trust

Girl Scouts of Central Texas

Girl Scouts of Palm Glades

Girl Scouts - Rock River Valley Council

Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council

Girls Incorporated

Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana, Inc.

Goodwill Social Work Centre

Jon Gordon, Executive Director, Midwestern Colorado Mental Health Center

The Grable Foundation

William T. Grant Foundation

Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council

Robert Greenstein, Founder and Executive Director, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Greis Family Foundation

Guardian Angels for Soldier's Pet

Guest House of Milwaukee


Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice

Steve Gunderson, President and CEO, Council on Foundations

Ernest Gutierrez, Program Director, Kresge Foundation and Vice-Chair, BBB Wise Giving Alliance

Habitat for Humanity International

Donald Haider, Professor of Social Enterprise, Kellogg School of Management and Director, Center for Nonprofit Management, Northwestern University

Haitian Educational Development Organization (HEDO)

Bruce Halstead, Director, Inlet Grove Community High School

Alan Hancock, Timberline Development and Construction LLC, Central Utah Home Builders Association (CUHBA)

Hands On! The Hudson Valley

The Scott Hannon Memorial Foundation

Zandra Harris

Scott Harshbarger, Senior Counsel, Proskauer Rose LLP

Hawaii Alliance of Nonprofit Organizations

Hawaii Community Foundation

Hideaway Valley Property Owners Association

Hilton Education Foundation

High Point University Nonprofit Leadership Enhancement Program

Beverly R. Hoffmann, President, Center for Social and Economic Leadership

J.D. Hokoyama, President and CEO, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics

Hope For The Heart

Hospice & Palliative Care of the Wood River Valley

Hospice House & Support Care of Williamsburg

House of Hope - Illinois

Imperial Deputy of the Oasis, Boston MA

Indiana University

Indiana University Foundation

Institute for Not-for-Profit Management, Columbia Business School Executive Education

International Erosion Control Association

International Fund for Animal Welfare

International Institute of Buffalo

The James Irvine Foundation

Jewish Community Federation of Louisville

Dorothy Johnson, former President, Council of Michigan Foundations

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership

Brandon L. Jones, SOS Core Commission Member

William Josephson, Retired Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP

Jovenes 24 Hrs. AD, Inc. (J24)

Junior League of Denver

W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Michael Kerns, Mayers Memorial Hospital Dist.

KHEIR (Korean Health Education Information & Research) Center

Kidney Cancer Association

Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation, Inc.

KLM Services

Kevin Klose, President, National Public Radio

Anthea Knight

Korean Churches for Community Development

F Krueger, CFO, The Catholic Diocese of Nashville

KWG Consultants, LLC

Eliseo M. Lademora, Jr. Consultant, Institute for Pastoral Development

Land Trust Alliance

LDA Life and Learning Services

Leadership Conference on Civil Rights

Leadership Pittsburgh Inc.

Leadership VA Alumni Association

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Camille Levee, Executive Director, Glendale Healthy Kids

Christine Lias, MPA Candidate, San Francisco State University

Lifepathe Hospice - W. Acosta

Long Island Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Adelphi University

Loving Hands of Hope

LSU Health Sciences Foundation in Shreveport

Lutheran Services in America

Lymphoma Foundation of America

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Manito Inc.

Massachusetts Audubon Society

Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Foundation

Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. (Provider's Council)

Massachusetts Public Health Association

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

Ann Matthews, Kids' Space. Muskogee County Child Advocacy Center

Merrill Lynch

Michigan Nonprofit Association

Mike Weaver Boxing Academy

Millikin Benning Kleckler & Kobischka, LLC

Sean Mills, Finance Manager, St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits

Mission Missouri

Missoula AIDS Council

Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation

Alfredo Montalvo-Barbot, PhD, ESU

Moore Stephens Lovelace, P.A.

Denise Moorehead, Communications Director, Third Sector New England

Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

M-SNAP (Mountaineer Spay Neuter Assistance Program)

Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life Project

Jackie Murray, Core Member, SOS, Inc.

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc.

Mystic Valley Elder Services, Inc.

National Center on Philanthropy and the Law

National Council of La Raza

National Council of Nonprofit Associations (NCNA)

National Council of Private Agencies for the Blind and Visually Impaired (NCPABVI)

National Down Syndrome Society

National Health Council

National Park Trust

National Philanthropic Trust

National Psoriasis Foundation

National Ski Patrol

National Ski Patrol, Eastern Division

National Urban League

The Nature Conservancy

Neighborly Care Network, Inc.

Paul Nelson, President Emeritus, Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability

New Bethany Ministries

New England Business Associates

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

New Visions, New Ventures, Inc.

New York City Parks Department

New York Community Trust

Nigerian Turkish International College

Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York

Nonprofit Enterprise at Work, Inc. (NEW)

Nonprofit Leadership Institute, Duquesne University

Nonprofit Presidents Council

Nonprofit Resource Center of Alabama

Nonprofit Resource Center of Texas

Nonprofit Risk Management Center

Northern Initiatives

William Novelli, CEO, AARP

Patricia O'Brien, Executive Director, The Stocker Foundation

Ohio Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Okaloosa-Walton College Foundation

Oklahoma City Community Foundation

Orange County Community Foundation

David and Lucille Packard Foundation

Parents for Ethical Adoption Reform (PEAR)

Polly Partin-Welch,Clinical Director, Cincinanti Childrens Hospital Medical Center

Partnership for Prevention

Peabody Essex Museum

Dale Penny, CEO, The Student Conservation Assn

The Pew Charitable Trusts

The Philadelphia Foundation

Pilgrim Rest Foundation

Michael Piraino, CEO, National CASA

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

The Pittsburgh Foundation


Plainfield Area YMCA

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Policy Development

The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA)

Public Agenda

Raw Art Works, Inc.

Sandra C. Raymond, President and CEO, Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.

Jonathan Reeves, Donor Services Coordinator, Florida Studio Theatre

Relief Nursery of Collin County

Resolve: The National Infertility Association

The Retirement Research Foundation

Lynn Rippy, Executive Director, Young Adult Development in Action, Inc.

The Rockefeller Foundation

Mental Health Association of Eastern Missouri

Ronald G. Rossetti, CEO, International Institute of Mental Health

John Roush, board chair, Sandusky County Share and Care Center; board chair, Youth for Christ of Northern Ohio

The Ruffian Foundation

Salesian Boys & Girls Club

Audrey L. Salgado, interim executive director, ACCR Foundation

Barbara Salisbury, CEO, MAB Community Services

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

Saret Charitable Fund

Barbara Schubeck, Librarian, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP


Self Protection Awareness SPA


Service Coordination

Mark Sidel, Professor of Law and Faculty Scholar, Lauridsen Family Fellow, University of Iowa

The Sierra Club Foundation

Sierra State Parks Foundation

Bruce Sievers. Visiting Scholar, Stanford University

The Silver Star Families of America

Single Mothers Outreach

Kevin Skauge, CEO, Australian Institute of Building Surveyors

Edward Skloot, immediate past President, Surdna Foundation

Michele Smorgon, Care Connect

The Society for Contemporary Craft

Soldiers Angels

SOS, Inc.

Spanish Peaks Mental Health Center

SPCA Tampa Bay

Sterling Speirn, President & CEO, W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Spina Bifida Association Houston Gulf Coast

Mavis Spivey, Director of AdministrationMt. Region Speech and Hearing Center

Susan Spray, Director, University of St. Thomas

Bill Sterner, Trustee, The Community Foundation

Judy A. Stevenson, Executive Director, ESRD Network 4, Inc.

Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education

Strawberry Fields, Inc.

Summerbridge Cambridge, A Breakthrough Program

SunriseArc, Inc.

Survivors of Torture, International

Ruby Takinish, President, Foundation for Child Development

The Tech Museum of Innovation

Barron M. Tenny, Executive Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel, The Ford Foundation

Testone, Marshall & Discenza, LLP

Texas Children's Hospital

Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Inc.

Trinidad and Tobago Association for the Hearing Impaired

United Cerebral Palsy

The United Nations Foundation & The Better World Fund

United Presbyterian Home Washington, Iowa

United Teen Equality Center

United Way of America

United Way of Greater Los Angeles

United Way of Medina County

Valley Care Association

Paula Van Ness, CEO, Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation

Laura Van Zandt, Executive Director, REACH Beyond Domestic Violence, Inc.

Arturo Vargas, Executive Director, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund

Mike Vestal, PCE Advisory LLC, Florida Citrus Sports

VIA Dance Collaborative

Villa Esperanza Services

Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance

Volunteers of America

Wachovia Bank

The Washington Center for Internships & Academic Seminars

Lula Washington Dance Theatre

Larned A Waterman Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center

Michael Weekes, President/CEO, Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc.

Weissberg Foundation

The Welch Foundation

West End Mt. Carmel Community Outreach Service

Westport Weston Family Y

The Westview School - Houston, TX

Jacob Wetterling Foundation

Laurie Wetzel, CFO, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Whitley County Community Foundation

Williamsburg Landing

Kevin J. Wood, Corporate Secretary, Board of Directors, Northern Nevada HOPES

Bob Woods, President, AkamiI Nonprofit Consulting, LLC

Work Services, Inc.

Wounded Warriors in Action

Bonnie Wright, Director of the TAP Program, St. Luke Health Initiatives

YMCA of Greater Whittier

YMCA of the USA

Your Nonprofit Advisor

Youth Education in the Arts

Youth For Tomorrow

YWCA of Wichita




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