While nonprofit organizations are subject to a host of regulatory requirements at the federal, state and local levels in the U.S., and are regulated in almost every country in the world, they also subject themselves to a wide array of due diligence, oversight and transparency mechanism. In ensuring that nonprofit funds are only spent for nonprofit purposes, the organizations protect themselves from the possibility of terrorist abuse, fraud, theft, and other diversion of assets. Because a nonprofit organization stands to lose the most, these self-imposed measures protect the organization, its donors, programs, partners and beneficiaries. Although there is no uniform set of procedures, measures taken typically include risk assessment, screening vendors against sanctions lists, and internal policies and procedures.

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New Risk Management Toolkit for Counterterrorism Measures

July 17th, 2019|

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has released a risk management toolkit to address the challenges and risks associated with counterterrorism measures and their impact on principled humanitarian action. Intended as a reference tool for policy- and decision-makers,

Guidance on Charitable Giving to Syria

August 8th, 2012|

Over the next year, up to three million people in Syria are expected to be in need of food assistance, according to a June 2012 joint assessment by the United Nations and the Syrian

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