Corporate Donations Policy

This policy, adopted by vote of the ECOLOGIA Board of Directors May 3, 2002, applies to the Virtual Foundation as well as to all other ECOLOGIA programs.

ECOLOGIA seeks and welcomes corporate donations intended to support its projects and overall mission, and welcomes cooperation with private enterprise in the pursuit of shared values.

ECOLOGIA engages corporations on an equal footing with private and foundation supporters as regards publicity and responsiveness to donor interests, requests, and requirements.

ECOLOGIA recognizes that corporations and not-for-profits both share a common concern about their public image and credibility. Therefore, ECOLOGIA will avoid donations that are likely to harm ECOLOGIA's public image or credibility involving either external or self-imposed expectations that might inhibit the organization's ability to pursue its mission, fulfill specific project goals, form partnerships, or communicate freely.

ECOLOGIA's Board of Directors will be informed of all corporate, foundation, and private donations as part of the treasurer's financial reporting to the board.