Standard 4: Compensated Board Members - Not more than one or 10% (whichever is greater) directly or indirectly compensated person(s) serving as voting member(s) of the board. Compensated members shall not serve as the board's chair or treasurer.
Sisters Network, Inc. does not meet this standard because a compensated board member (other than the chief executive officer) serves as the chair of the board.
Standard 6: Board Policy on Effectiveness - Have a board policy of assessing, no less than every two years, the organization's performance and effectiveness and of determining future actions required to achieve its mission.
Sisters Network Inc does not meet this Standard because its board does not have a policy of assessing the organization's performance and effectiveness.
Standard 12: Detailed Functional Breakdown of Expenses - Include in the financial statements a breakdown of expenses (e.g., salaries, travel, postage, etc.) that shows what portion of these expenses was allocated to program, fund raising, and administrative activities. If the charity has more than one major program category, the schedule should provide a breakdown for each category.
Sisters Network, Inc. does not meet this standard because the audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2010 do not include a functional breakdown for administrative or fundraising expenses.
Standard 13: Accuracy of Expenses in Financial Statements - Accurately report the charity's expenses, including any joint cost allocations, in its financial statements. For example, audited or unaudited statements which inaccurately claim zero fund raising expenses or otherwise understate the amount a charity spends on fund raising, and/or overstate the amount it spends on programs will not meet this standard.
Sisters Network, Inc. does not meet this standard because the audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2010 do not include a reported amount spent on fundraising.
Standard 14: Budget - Have a board-approved annual budget for its current fiscal year, outlining projected expenses for major program activities, fund raising, and administration.
Sisters Network, Inc. does not meet this standard because the organization's budget for the current fiscal year does not include total projected expenses for fundraising.
Standard 17: Web Site Disclosures - Include on any charity websites that solicit contributions, the same information that is recommended for annual reports, as well as the mailing address of the charity and electronic access to its most recent IRS Form 990.
Sisters Network, Inc. does not meet this standard because its website does not include a link to its IRS Form 990.
- what security measures the charity has in place to protect personal information provided by visitors.