Exponent Philanthropy

Disclaimer and Conduct

At Exponent Philanthropy, we take pride in creating a welcoming environment for members and friends to learn from and share with one another. To ensure that the Philanthropy Lessons site offers the same safe space for respectful exchange, we will follow these guidelines:

We will welcome a range of voices. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Exponent Philanthropy. You and other users are solely responsible for the content and consequences of any posts or comments. Exponent Philanthropy will have no liability for any content and consequences of any such content.

We will monitor content to the best of our ability. Although Exponent Philanthropy is not obligated to monitor content or the accuracy of information, we will do our best to fully monitor posts and comments. Exponent Philanthropy reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to prohibit any conduct or remove any content without notice and for any reason. Exponent Philanthropy also reserves the right to review any submission you may send to Philanthropy Lessons and may decide, in its sole discretion, whether the submission is appropriate for Philanthropy Lessons.

We may repurpose great content. By posting content to Philanthropy Lessons, you are granting Exponent Philanthropy a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free license to copy, modify, use, disclose, transmit, and publish any ideas, concepts, designs, know-how, models, plans, methods, strategies, information, procedures, and techniques contained therein for any purpose. Any content that you post to Philanthropy Lessons will be treated and considered nonconfidential. Exponent Philanthropy is not responsible for and has no liability for any use or disclosure of Philanthropy Lessons content by you or any other user.

We will know our bounds—and we remind you to recognize them too. Although we pride ourselves on our advice, please realize Exponent Philanthropy is not a law firm. The content of Philanthropy Lessons is being provided for informational purposes only and not as part of an attorney–client relationship. The information is not a substitute for expert legal, tax, or other professional advice tailored to your specific circumstances, and may not be relied upon for the purposes of avoiding any penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code.

None of the following is welcome:

  • Solicitation or advertisement for any business, service, fundraising initiative, or grantee
  • Harvesting or collecting information about others, including e-mail addresses
  • Job postings (Please see our Careers page to submit openings in the field.)
  • Attacks against persons or institutions
  • Comments that harass, abuse, or threaten
  • Any content that is defamatory, obscene, or otherwise objectionable
  • Any content that in Exponent Philanthropy’s sole discretion restricts others from using or enjoying Philanthropy Lessons

We reserve the right to modify these guidelines at any time and without notice.