Finances

For both the individual and corporate memberships, there are more expensive memberships available. The organization also sells merchandise in their online store. Since the “Missouri Coalition against Domestic and Sexual Violence” applies and receives state funding, it is safe to say that is a reliable source of income for the organization. As for the available membership’s opportunities, as well as the available merchandise, it is difficult to say whether or not that has been a reliable resource of income for the “Missouri Coalition against Domestic and Sexual Violence” and their organization.

As far as the organization implementing financial accountability measures to ensure that funds are being used properly, the”s website provides the House Bill’s for the funding received. From my understanding, each House Bill includes a set of rules of sorts or more so a budget, of what the funds will be used for. For example, according to the “Missouri Coalition against Domestic and Sexual Violence” (2014), when referring to crime victims, “Bills to allow unpaid eave from work for domestic and sexual violence victims” and “Bill would increase weekly compensation amount for crime victims’ lost wages. This is Just a minor glimpse into the budget. Having a budget available should aid in the organization’s financial accountability. If I were personally donating a large amount of money to the “Missouri Coalition against Domestic and Sexual Violence,” I would of course want to be sure that the funds were going to be uses appropriately. First off, I would start by asking the organization what exactly the funds were going to be used for.

Secondly, I would ask to take a look at the organizations financial records. I would want take a look at the expenditures from previous years to be sure that funds in the past were used as they said they were going to be used. I would also ask to be involved in of the final decisions involving the donated money, or at least made aware of how exactly the the process. References Missouri Coalition against Domestic and Sexual Violence. (n. D. ).