Ethical standards and principles are the foundation for maintaining public trust, for every AFP member. AFP provides a self-governed process for addressing ethical concerns.

2022 Ethics Breakfast Pre-Session Materials
Good Governance
Conflict of Interest

Fiduciary Duties

Code of Ethics

AFP Code of Ethical Standards (short version) 

AFP Guidelines for the Code of Ethical Standards 

The Donor Bill of Rights 

Note: AFP requires the completion of the following Permission Form by those wishing to reprint or reproduce (in whole or in part) the Code of Ethical Principles and Standards, and/or the Donors Bill of Rights. The form should be faxed or emailed per instruction, and permission will be granted to qualifying requests. Thank you.

Permission Form: Online Form 

Online Resources

AFP Global - AFP’s Ethics Page will provide you with further information on ethical standards and principles.

Chapter Information

AFP GLAC’s Eye on Ethics program allows members to discuss ethical issues/dilemmas at our Development Seminars/Luncheons in our Table Top sessions. If you have a story to share, please email Diana Corbin, Ethics Chair ( the following: 1) The ethical dilemma or situation; 2) How you solved it; and 3) If you would like us to mention your name/organization or wish to remain anonymous. Your story may be featured and discussed at our Development Seminars/Luncheons.

We welcome your ideas and suggestions as to how to further incorporate ethics into our educational programming and chapter. Contact Diana if you’d like to be more involved.