Several recent articles in the Chronicle of Philanthropy describe potential new regulations to direct what charities must disclose -- from costs to raise funds to options for donors to makes gifts restricted to specific projects. Still, few organizations seem to be taking the initiative to be more transparent BEFORE they are forced to by state and federal lawmakers.
What are people waiting for? An organization in the private sector would jump at the chance to be ahead of the curve and use a market trend to help differentiate itself from the competition. Why are we so unimaginative?