Document Retentions

Warning: All permitted document destruction shall be halted if the organization is being investigated by a governmental law enforcement agency, and routine destruction shall not be resumed without the written approval of legal counsel or the President of the Board of Directors.

Note: Donation records include a written agreement between the donor and the charity with regard to any contribution, an email communication or notes of or recordings of an oral discussion between the charity and the donor where the representative of the charity made representations to the donor with regard to the contribution on which the donor may have relied in making the gift.

Document Retention Policy v1.0, September 3, 2014

Based on a model document retention policy for non-profits written by Thomas Silk on a pro-bono basis and made available for all non-profits.