The Laurel Foundation - Hero

Code Of Ethics

The Laurel Foundation commits to having:

Respect for the communities we work with and serve.
Integrity in our actions.
Responsibility for our decisions and their consequences.

We are committed to:

  • Acting honestly, truthfully and with integrity in all our transactions and dealings;
  • Avoiding conflicts of interest;
  • Appropriately handling actual or apparent conflicts of interest in our relationships;
  • Treating our grantees fairly;
  • Treating every individual with dignity and respect;
  • Ensuring that gender equity be a basic element of employee composition;
  • Being a good corporate citizen and complying with both the spirit and the letter of the law;
  • Acting responsibly toward the communities in which we work and for the benefit of the communities that we serve;
  • Being responsible, transparent and accountable for all of our actions; and
  • Improving the accountability, transparency, ethical conduct and effectiveness of the nonprofit field