The following are some of the many guidelines and best practice standards developed by charitable and philanthropic organizations. They reflect due diligence practices that protect charitable assets to be used solely for charitable purposes.
The Do No Harm Handbook: The Framework for Analyzing the Impact of Assistance on Conflict A project of the Collaborative for Development Action, Inc.and CDA Collaborative Learning Projects November 2004
Principles of International Charity, published by the Treasury Guidelines Working Group in March 2005
InterAction’s PVO Standards, updated January 2011.
Transparency International’s Preventing Corruption in Humanitarian Operations Handbook of Good Practices