Orchestras’ Guide to Ethics and AccountabilityIn This Section
Orchestras depend on support from the public and must operate ethically and effectively to maintain the public’s trust. As nonprofit organizations around the country are shoring up their administrative and governance practices, orchestras must develop a transparent culture on issues ranging from employee and volunteer human resource policies to financial record-keeping.
The IRS is stepping up its enforcement of nonprofit accountability requirements, Congress is considering tougher laws, and some state legislatures are already requiring higher standards.
State Resources for Nonprofit Standards
National Resources for Developing Ethics Policies, Accountability Standards, and Best Practices
Background Information on Ethics and Accountability
In This Section
- eBook: Music Director Search Handbook
- eBook: Effective Orchestra Governance: A Guide for Boards – free to members
- Governance Articles and Recommended Reading
- Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
- Public Value Toolkit
- 2018 Governance Videos
- On-Demand Governance Webinars
- The Columbus Symphony: A Portrait in Stabilization